As technology continues to transform the way healthcare is delivered, the industry is burdened by the growing cybersecurity risks inherent in the expansion of connected devices. Understanding that each connected device opens another pathway for threat actors, it’s incumbent upon device manufacturers to keep security foremost throughout the development life cycle. The question is, how can manufacturers ensure the security of the devices they create? Furthermore, what can healthcare companies do to mitigate the risks inherent in the future of healthcare cybersecurity?
The average cost of a cyber breach for companies now exceeds one-million dollars according to a new report by Radware.
Nearly 48,000 patients have been affected by a breach of a credit card processing system that was utilized by Baylor, Scott and White Medical Center, a hospital in Texas.
A breach discovered September 29 at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco may have compromised the payment information of about 47,000 patients or guarantors.
Cryptoming software can be used for other things such as stealing corporate secrets according to Troy Kent, a threat researcher at Awake Security who presented his findings at the InfoSecurity America Conference.
A suspected Chines APT group exploited the recently patched ColdFusion vulnerability in the wild by compromising a vulnerable ColdFusion server after directly uploading a China Chopper webshell.
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has issued a US-CERT alert for the JBoss Verify and EXploitation (JexBoss) tool, an open-source tool often used by red teams.
4.4 million patient records were compromised in 117 healthcare data breaches in the third quarter of this year alone according to the Protenus Breach Barometer.
The revelation Wednesday that a person had accessed some personal information on Canada Post’s website of 4.500 online orders by people and companies made through the provincially-owned Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) made headlines. However, the incident may not have been the act of a criminal but more of an imaginative customer and whistleblower.
A new Intel side-channel vulnerability dubbed PortSmash promises to lay encryption keys open to discovery by threat actors.