Dain Drake was CEO of a steel fabrication factory. In June 2019, Drake found himself standing outside a closed adult boutique in Houston at 10:00 a.m. on a Sunday. He called the owner and pleaded for him to come. He needed something inside, which might just save his business - from ransomware.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the appearance at a Senate hearing this week by the former head of security for Twitter; the top-performing web application and API protection vendors, according to Gartner's Magic Quadrant 2022; and threat trends to watch for in 2023.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," U.S. Air Force Chief Software Officer Nicolas M. Chaillan, a former DHS and DOD adviser, shares his opinions about the government's handling of DevSecOps and cybersecurity, where progress is being made and where more work needs to be done.
Vulnerabilities in certain medication infusion pump products from manufacturer Baxter could compromise a hospital's biomedical network. The flaws highlight the risks involving the acquisition and disposal of medical technology, says researcher Deral Heiland of Rapid7.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Mark Cristiano of Rockwell Automation discusses Rockwell's cybersecurity journey, the particular challenges of deploying cybersecurity in an OT environment, and the minimum and proper industrial protections that organizations need to have in place.
The latest ISMG Security Report discusses a new phishing-as-a-service toolkit designed to bypass multifactor authentication, the decision by Lloyd's of London to exclude nation-state attacks from cyber insurance policies, and challenges at Okta after it acquired customer identity giant Auth0.
The sheer number of connected devices in healthcare environments is one of the top challenges healthcare entities face in adopting a zero trust approach to cybersecurity, says Zachary Martin, senior adviser at law firm Venable. He discusses the obstacles to achieving zero trust in healthcare.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report explores the possible unintended consequences of banning ransom payments, the challenges of opening a cyber intel firm during wartime, and the need for more clarity in the regulation of cryptocurrency firms.
CISOs have enough tools to identify security weaknesses, says Yoran Sirkis, but they need a way to make the information those tools gather more accessible and to streamline the remediation process. The CEO of Seemplicity discusses how its platform can help security leaders manage remediations.
In many healthcare entities, the amount of data that is being generated and retained continues to grow - and that mounting trove of legacy data is often never disposed, expanding the surface for cyberattacks and other compromises, says Matthew Bernstein of consulting firm Bernstein Data.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses how ransomware-as-a-service groups are shifting their business models, how investigators battling cybercrime have been hindered by GDPR, and how employees consider workplace "choice" a key factor for job satisfaction.
Implementation of security service edge technology has progressed over the past six months from early adopters to mainstream organizations, with requests for proposals around SSE projects now carrying tight deadlines rather than no deadline at all, says iboss co-founder and CEO Paul Martini.
The extremely diverse architectures and systems within the tens of thousands of very specialized types of medical devices used in clinical settings adds to the complexity healthcare organizations and manufacturers face in managing cybersecurity risk for these products, says Phil Englert of H-ISAC.
Obsidian Security has in recent months invested in giving enterprises more visibility into how their SaaS applications are talking to other SaaS applications so that supply chain compromise can be more easily detected and thwarted, according to CEO Hasan Imam.
Kudelski Security has made a big investment into the blockchain and Web3 security spaces, leveraging a team of 25 to help translate the company's expertise around cryptography and application security into the nascent market, according to CEO Andrew Howard.