Unemployment benefits websites across the United States are offline after a malware attack was detected at third-party vendor Geographic Solutions Inc. The vendor, which serves dozens of state labor departments, says no personally identifiable information has been affected by the attack.
Federal regulators issued health privacy guidance for medical providers and patients and promised to make privacy violations a top HIPAA enforcement priority in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, the five-decade precedent that guaranteed nationwide access to abortion.
Ransomware-wielding criminals constantly refine their behavior and tactics to maximize the chance of a payday, and recently they have been implementing fresh strategies for monetizing stolen data, says Steve Rivers at threat intelligence firm Kela.
Fraudsters compromised debit card numbers and associated PINs, and possibly names and addresses, of an undisclosed number of Bank of the West customers. Unknown thieves installed skimmers in a "small number of ATMs," the bank's COO, Karl Werwath, tells ISMG.
Humana Business Information Security Officer Ankit Patel says the doctors, physician assistants and leaders that he deals with on a daily basis are laser-focused on providing care to patients and consider technology and security only as it relates to providing patient care.
Effective security and risk programs require not just domain mastery but making security accessible to boards of directors and senior officers, says Karin Höne, the group chief information security and risk officer of South Africa-based multinational Barloworld.
The accelerated shift to digital banking has led to a surge in online fraud of all types. Recent studies have shown that 33% of U.S banks’ fraud costs in 2021 came from online banking – a 26% increase from 2020. The increased complexity, volume, and speed of today’s online transactions mean that organizations...
A popular line of portable electrocardiographs contains vulnerabilities that allow hackers to execute commands and access sensitive information, federal authorities warn. Device manufacturer Hillrom Medical has released a patch and coordinated disclosure with CISA.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has begun issuing alerts about 56 flaws across operational technology equipment built by 10 different vendors. Researchers at Forescout Technologies say the flaws trace to poor design decisions by vendors.
The Canadian government is backing bills aimed at improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity and consumer privacy. "Cybersecurity is national security," says Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino. New privacy measures will ensure Canadians trust online services, government officials say.
A publicly traded issuer of home mortgages is notifying 1.5 million consumers of a December cyber incident on its network that leaked PII, including customers' Social Security numbers. Flagstar Bank discovered the breach on June 2 and there has been no evidence of data misuse so far.
Insurance claims being filed by ransomware victims are growing as criminals continue to hit businesses with crypto-locking malware. To avoid these claims, organizations can take a number of proven steps to better protect themselves, says Payal Chakravarty of Coalition.
Cybersecurity continues to make headlines, prompting governmental agencies and regulators to increase chatter while demanding more action from institutions. As many question the return on investment and ask if cybersecurity will consume an ever-increasing portion of their operating budget, how to best approach the...
Iranian hackers may be responsible for rocket sirens sounding for almost an hour in two Israeli cities on Sunday night. This comes amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Jerusalem and discovery of a phishing campaign in Israel that cybersecurity firm Check Point has attributed to Iran.
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More than 90% of all healthcare organizations reported at least one security breach over the last 3 years. Robust cybersecurity has become a top priority and an essential requirement for all C-level healthcare executives. The most crucial challenges related to...