Lauren Bellero, deltarisk.com, December 3, 2018
Delta Risk CEO Scott Kaine was featured in a cloud security podcast last week as part of The Chertoff Group’s new “Insights & Intelligence” series. In the podcast, Kaine talks about how companies can safely move to the cloud, and key considerations for cloud security. The weekly podcast covers discussing cyber security, technology, security issues, and policy with host Katy Montgomery and guest thought leaders.
infosecurity-magazine.com, December 4, 2018
The healthcare industry is one of the biggest targets for hackers and other bad actors, given the massive amount of personal data these organizations have in their possession and the critical nature of the environment. To put this into context, in 2017, more than 5.6 million patient records were breached.
scmagazine.com, November 29, 2018
A recent risk assessment of information systems at two Arizona-based Medicaid managed care organizations turned up 19 vulnerabilities. Collectively, the flaws were related to remote network access and several other areas.
securityboulevard.com, November 29, 2018
Phishing remains a key attack vector for bad actors to compromise not just individual user accounts, but also to establish a foothold in the entire infrastructure of a given organization. This is possible because attackers know one thing very well: a company’s first line of defense, its staff, is also its weakest security layer.
securityweek.com, November 28, 2018
Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, provides a wide range of healthcare and wellness programs in the Southeast of the United States through more than 40 hospitals and 900 care locations. The organization learned on October 1 that AccuDoc, which provides billing and other tech services to the healthcare sector, had detected unauthorized access to its databases.
cyberscoop.com, November 27, 2018
Ransomware has infected two hospitals in Ohio and West Virginia. The attack affected the Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital. The attack prevented the two hospitals from receiving patients via ambulance through at least part of Thanksgiving weekend.
hitconsultant.net, November 27, 2018
Cloud adoption in the healthcare industry has nearly doubled in since 2016, up from 30.9 to 57.3 percent in 2018. At the same time, with the adoption of new technologies, the door is often left open for nefarious actors to take advantage of misconfigurations and careless employee practices that leave data exposed.
csoonline.com, November 26, 2018
The next big challenge in cybersecurity will undoubtedly be to secure the billion-plus (and growing) internet-of-things (IoT) devices around the globe, which exponentially expand the attack vector across the increasingly interconnected IT sector. The problem with nipping IoT-leveraged attacks in the bud is that the devices themselves are “soft” targets, unprotected and vulnerable.
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