What's the outlook for moving from awareness to action when it comes to medical device cybersecurity? Dale Nordenberg, M.D., executive director of the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium, offers an assessment.
A failure to patch systems and slipups that lead to insider threats are two major causes of breaches in the healthcare sector that need to be urgently addressed, says Anahi Santiago of Christiana Care Health System.
The Black Hat Europe information security conference returns to London, featuring 40 research-rich sessions covering diverse topics, including politically motivated cyberattacks, recovering passwords from keyboards thanks to thermal emanations, hacking Microsoft Edge and detecting "deep fakes."
A federal grand jury has indicted two Iranians for allegedly waging SamSam ransomware attacks on more than 200 entities, including Atlanta and other municipalities and six healthcare organizations. They collected $6 million in ransoms and caused more than $30 million in losses to victims, U.S. prosecutors allege.
Automotive smartphone apps that can be used to unlock or start a car pose new risks that must be managed, says Asaf Ashkenazi of Inside Secure, a mobile security firm, who provides risk mitigation insights.
A court has preliminarily approved Lenovo's proposal to pay $7.3 million to settle a consolidated class action lawsuit filed over its preinstallation of Superfish adware onto laptops purchased by 800,000 consumers. Superfish, which has dissolved, already reached a $1 million settlement agreement.
Cryptocurrency offers both immediacy and anonymity - traits that are attractive to threat actors looking to exploit organizations via ransomware or cryptomining. Laurence Pitt of Juniper Networks discusses why healthcare entities are uniquely vulnerable.
Cybercrime gangs continue to update or issue fresh versions of malware to mine for cryptocurrency, deliver crypto-locking ransomware, steal passwords and facilitate online bank account heists, according to new research reports.
Smart cities contain IT, OT and IIOT environments at different scales, which are dependent on each other at variant degrees, but not managed centrally. The Global Cyber Alliance will explore the systemic risk and legal/compliance challenges that come with securing smart city initiatives and how they can be addressed....
When implementing endpoint security solutions in healthcare environments, a critical consideration is the impact of the technology on clinical workflow, says Dave Summitt, CISO at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.
Manufacturers need to change their approach to securing internet of things devices, says Aloysius Cheang, executive vice president for Asia Pacific at the Center for Strategic Cyberspace + Security Science, a U.K.-based think tank, who describes what needs to be done.
Interconnected medical devices can pose tremendous risk to data security and patient safety. How can healthcare entities keep up with the ever growing list of vulnerabilities involving medical devices, and new emerging threats? A top FDA official provides an update on the state of medical device security, and FDA's...