No health system should have to decide between improving patient care or covering the high cost of an unexpected ransomware attack. Examine the health and wellness of your IT infrastructure—just like a patient—to prevent long-term issues down the line.
FUJIFILM Corporation confirmed the company suffered a ransomware attack that disrupted its business operations. In the late evening of June 1, 2021, the company shut down all networks and servers to determine the extent and scale of the attack, and suspended all affected systems in coordination with their various global entities.
For me, the issue of vaccination passports is actually exposing the underbelly of the privacy and identity debate in the United States at the expense of public health and public safety. This is no longer a matter of whether people are collecting benefits to which they are not entitled, or whether an ID is needed to vote. The issue of vaccination passports and the lack of a national identity strategy in the United States is now literally a matter of life and death.
The White House has issued an open letter to companies, urging them to take immediate steps to prepare for ransomware attacks, following a string of cyberattacks that have halted the operations of many companies.
Are you ready for hybrid work? Though the hybrid office will create great opportunities for employees and employers alike, it will create some cybersecurity challenges for security and IT operations. Here, Vishal Jain, Co-Founder and CTO at Valtix, a Santa Clara, Calif.-based provider of cloud native network security services, speaks to Security magazine about the many ways to develop a sustainable cybersecurity program for the new hybrid workforce.
Removing passwords is a solid goal as they are fraught with vulnerability issues – reuse, common construction patterns and the almighty leaked password problem. These are the three reasons why most organizations are not ready to abandon on-premises Active Directory and move towards a cloud-only model.
IBM selected six school districts to receive its IBM Education Security Preparedness Grant, which totals $3 million. The in-kind grant was created to help United States K-12 public school districts proactively prepare for and respond to cyberattacks.
Feedzai has announced its Quarterly Financial Crime Report, an analysis of over 12 billion global banking transactions from January – March 2021. The report identifies trends in spending and in fraud attempts to show that this past quarter, as consumer activities increased, fraudsters attempted to hide their fraudulent transactions in legitimate banking. In fact, combining all banking fraud – internet, telephone, and branch – attacks grew a whopping 159% in Q1 2021 compared to Q4 2020.