DDoS and other cyberattacks against media outlets and critical services are what Guy Shafir, CTO of Israeli tech vendor WideOps, has been dealing with since the start of the terrorist attacks in Israel on Oct. 7. Shafir shared details about the response to these intense attacks.
The SEC recently charged SolarWinds and its CISO for fraud amid cybersecurity lapses. Most organizations are reckless in making statements to the market to preserve their company's stock prices, not realizing that this is tantamount to fraud, said experts.
President Joe Biden's recent executive order for artificial intelligence encourages investment in AI while setting a vision for a regulatory framework to address issues involving AI technology safety, bias and other concerns in healthcare, said attorney Wendell Bartnick of the law firm Reed Smith.
European lawmakers slammed the EU executive branch's inaction after a parliamentary committee called for tougher rules designed to prevent spyware abuse across the trading bloc. More than half of European Parliament lawmakers backed a resolution demanding rapid action.
Despite the high frequency of major health data breaches involving vendors, many healthcare sector entities remain lax in their approach to manage and reduce third-party security risk, said Glen Braden, CIO and principal of compliance auditing firm Attest Health Care Advisors.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is requiring federal agencies to patch Linux devices on their networks and urging private sector organizations to do the same after security researchers observed threat actors exploiting a new vulnerability on many major Linux distributions.
The Australian government says it will mandate ransomware reporting by businesses, boost law enforcement capacity and fund startups with innovative cybersecurity solutions under a strategy unveiled Monday. "We cannot continue as we have," said Cyber Security and Home Affairs Minister Clare O'Neil.
A new guide from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency aims to help healthcare and public health sector entities get a much tighter grip on managing serious risks posed by the most troublesome types of vulnerabilities threatening the beleaguered industry.
With experts warning that NetScaler ADC and Gateway devices are being exploited by nation-state and cybercrime groups, the manufacturer has again urged all users to "patch immediately" as well as terminate active sessions, which attackers can otherwise use to access devices even post-patch.
Federal regulators have smacked a New York medical center with an $80,000 penalty as part of a settlement for a HIPAA privacy breach involving the information of three patients that was exposed to a reporter and distributed nationally during press coverage in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York State will soon seek public comment on sweeping new cybersecurity regulations for hospitals. The proposed rules would come with $500 million in requested funding to help the providers step up their security investments to comply with the new requirements.
Britain's privacy watchdog on Friday said it will continue fighting to impose a fine on Clearview AI for allegedly violating the privacy rights of Britons after a tribunal sided with the facial recognition company by vacating a 7.5 million-pound penalty.
AT&T will split its managed cybersecurity services practice from its core connectivity business by standing up a joint venture with Chicago-area investor WillJam Ventures. AT&T will move its security software, managed security operations and cyber consulting into an entity owned by WillJam and AT&T.
The chief operating officer of an Atlanta-based cybersecurity firm has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay restitution of more than $818,000 in a federal criminal case in which he admitted hacking a Georgia medical center in 2018 in an effort to drum up business for his company.
In the latest weekly update, editors at Information Security Media Group discuss why a growing number of U.S. and Canadian hospitals have been forced to turn away patients because of cyberattacks, innovations that have surfaced during the Israel-Hamas war and the future of industrial automation.