July 12, 2017
Tom Sullivan, Healthcareitnews.com, July 7, 2017
Hackers and cybercriminals continued tapping into new techniques last month to essentially break into IT networks, if not cripple some of those. It’s not just Petya following in WannaCry’s footsteps, either.
Zackery Mahon, Deltarisk.com, July 5, 2017
In our previous blog, “New York Cyber Security Regulations: Are You Ready to Implement 23 NYCRR 500?” we provided a brief overview of the New York Cyber Security Regulation (23 NYCRR 500), including how to identify if your company is a covered entity under the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS).
Lily Hay Newman, Wired.com, July 4, 2017
On a typical morning I have about 30 new emails in my personal inbox, and 40 in my work account. You know how it is. I archive what I don’t want, scan part of a newsletter, click through to a coworker’s Google Doc, and click “track my package” more often than I’d like to admit. It’s all pretty standard stuff.
John Chirhart, Federalnewsradio.com, July 10, 2017
Many feel the 2015 data breach at the Office of Personnel Management served as a wake-up call for the federal government. In many ways, it was more of a confirmation of what many had feared would eventually happen.
HIPAA Journal Staff, Hipaajournal.com, July 10, 2017
Baptist Medical Center South of Jacksonville, Florida has discovered a backup drive containing the electronic protected health information of 531 patients has gone missing. The portable storage drive was discovered to be missing on May 18, 2017.
Erika Chickowski, Darkreading.com, July 8, 2017
As organizations drown in alerts and try to figure out a way to prioritize incidents for investigation, automation will play a huge role in stopping the insanity. But that won’t ever replace the importance of smart people to direct the automation.
Elizabeth Snell, Healthitsecurity.com, July 11, 2017
An increase in National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) funding for fiscal year 2018 will help support critical public-private efforts to strengthen national cybersecurity , according to HIMSS and other industry stakeholders.
Kacy Zurkus, Csoonline.com, July 10, 2017
I’ve been listening to NPR and my local station, WBUR, for the better part of the last two decades. During that same time frame, the NSA has been investing billions of dollars into building offensive hacking tools.
Paul A. Laudicina and Erika R. Peterson, Information-management.com, July 12, 2017
Among the interesting results from our 2017 Views from the C-Suite survey of global executives is the fact that, of all the myriad challenges facing businesses worldwide, executives are most concerned about cybersecurity .