Large healthcare companies in the U.S., Europe and Asia are getting hit with a backdoor that comes from a long-observed group, which Symantec calls Orangeworm. The backdoor has been found on X-ray machines and MRIs.
Corporate espionage appears to be the motive behind cyberattacks targeting a variety of medical-related equipment and systems, researcher Jon DiMaggio of Symantec says in an in-depth interview about the activities of a hacker group the company has dubbed "Orangeworm."
As GDPR and other global regulations put a premium on data governance, organizations focus increasingly on the evolution of data loss prevention. Dave Karp of Digital Guardian outlines what this means.
Uber has agreed to stricter monitoring by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission following its concealment of a 2016 data breach while it was negotiating with the agency for a settlement tied to a separate, yet similar, breach two years prior.
Cybercriminals are organized, well funded, and highly motivated. They are deploying advanced malware, leveraging cloud-based computing resources, and developing cutting edge tools to attack your organization's data.security defenses.
The proliferation of online devices accessing personal and financial information,...
Cloud providers have transformed from offering a fringe platform utilized by courageous companies on technology's leading edge into a cloud-first, standard, go-to approach for running all sorts of business-critical systems. According to IDC, nearly 50% of IT infrastructure spend will be on private/public clouds by...
At its core, HIPAA compliance is simply about maintaining patient privacy by ensuring the appropriate access to and use of patient data by your users. Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions provide detail around when patient data is accessed, but without visibility into what users do with sensitive patient data...
In spite of all the news about advanced persistent threats and targeted hacks from nation-states, the most common security challenge facing enterprises today continues to be social engineering.
Successful hackers know the user is the weakest link in the security chain. Email phishing campaigns have proven to be...
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Assessing cryptocurrencies' role in the latest ransomware and malware attacks. Plus: Facebook's revised estimate on account details accessed by Cambridge Analytica.
Security leaders in India are sizing up a Ministry of Health and Family Welfare proposal to roll out a digital information security law for the healthcare sector that includes a breach notification requirement.
Facebook says up to 87 million people may have had their personal details transferred to voter-profiling firm Cambridge Analytica. The figure includes 17 million people in nine countries outside the U.S., potentially intensifying regulator scrutiny of the social networking site.
The GDPR regulation will be enforced beginning May 25, 2018 and for many organizations, the initial transition to GDPR compliance is likely to be a lengthy and challenging process that will require regular reevaluation based on continued reassessment of the risks.
The role of network security in preventing...
Panera Bread is warning that information on 10,000 customers has been inadvertently exposed. The data leak, however, persisted despite the company being alerted to the problem eight months ago, and there are signs that the victim tally may be much higher.
Hackers have reportedly compromised over one lakh resumes uploaded on Naukri.com, an India-based job portal. A preliminary investigation has revealed that the IP address of the laptop used for the hacking was from Nigeria, according to the Deccan Herald.