Paul Connelly has been CSO at HCA Healthcare for more than 18 years. But no year has been more trying than this one. What has he learned from the COVID-19 experience and the challenge of accelerating digital transformation amid a pandemic?
As many IT teams work overtime to enable remote workers, maintaining security practices and compliance may not be top of mind, but threat actors are actively seeking opportunities to benefit from current circumstances.
Although enabling a remote workforce is typically a common practice, some particularly urgent and...
Trending Better. Caution Warranted. Trending Poorly. Uncontrolled Spread. These are the four categories on the latest COVID-19 U.S. map. Pandemic expert Regina Phelps explains how the latest trends should guide our plans for business, education and healthcare in the fall.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the hacking of high-profile Twitter accounts. Also featured: Addressing security when offices reopen; the role of personal protective equipment, or PPE, in money laundering during the pandemic.
The modern office is a no longer relevant as a result of the work-from-home surge, says Nathan Howe of Zscaler, who discusses the implications for data security.
In an interview with Nick Holland of Information Security Media Group, Howe discusses:
The demise of the office as we know it;
Why "zero trust" will be...
As organizations that shifted to a remote workforce consider allowing some workers to return to the office environment, CISOs must reassess their security infrastructures, says Chris Kubic of Fidelis Cybersecurity, who formerly was CISO at the National Security Agency.
With so many employees working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, vendors of time-tracking and productivity-monitoring software report surging interest in their wares. Regardless of whether organizations deploy light-touch or more Big Brother types of approaches, beware potential privacy repercussions.
New research shows why planning for a long-term remote workforce is critical and which approaches to turn to during COVID-19 and beyond.
For those tasked with protecting network security, the work-from-home model creates unprecedented challenges at a time when teams are already doing more with less while facing a...
The year 2020 will be remembered as the landmark date when enterprises strove for business resilience and achieved digital transformation. Heading toward 2021, how can enterprises continue to evolve and provide value? Pamela Kubiatowski of Zscaler offers guidance.
Apache Guacamole, an open-source application that allows for remote connections to devices, contains several vulnerabilities that could enable attackers to steal data or run remote code execution, Check Point Research found. These bugs come at a time when many employees are still working remotely.
Palo Alto Networks product alert: All users should immediately patch a "critical" flaw in Pan-OS that can be remotely exploited to bypass authentication and take full control of systems or gain access to networks, U.S. Cyber Command and the Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency warn.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of brute-force attacks targeting RDP connections has steadily increased, spiking to 100,000 incidents per day in April and May, according to the security firm ESET. These attacks pave the way for launching ransomware attacks and planting cryptominers.
Enterprises need to move away from manual threat detection methods to leverage artificial intelligence, which can help boost defenses, says Dr. Jassim Haji, president of Artificial Intelligence Society, Bahrain Chapter.