WannaCry is the latest cyberattack ransomware that wreaked havoc on thousands of computers in over 150 countries last month. Its global reach has IT and security companies worldwide reevaluating their cybersecurity protection approaches.
Cybersecurity has taken the forefront on the global stage, and it’s more important than ever for companies to protect their sensitive data. Challenges such as bring your own device (BYOD), shadow IT, and social engineering further complicate the everyday cyberthreat. Look here for the latest news and best practices that can help you reduce your organization’s risk.
A new approach to cyberdefense combines man and machine to stop cyberattacks. With automated investigation, complex threats are detected early and accurately. Cybersecurity analysts are able to monitor, analyze, and cross-reference data across the entire attack chain.
The privacy rule under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) does not exempt the sharing of information on cyber threat indicators, so HIPAA-covered entities and their business associates may not share protected health information (PHI) for this purpose unless HIPAA otherwise allows it, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) warned […]
Security professionals understand that the latest “cool” gadget may not be very secure. Most devices connected to the Internet of Things spring to mind. However, one cool new device feature—iris recognition—is specifically designed for security … and in some cases, this safeguard is pretty easy to fool.
Yesterday’s Leadership Daily Advisor discussed the increasingly corporate focus of cyber threats. Today we outline ways to beef up your own organization’s threat defense to help protect the most important information assets you maintain.
How widespread is the unsafe sharing of confidential data in the workplace? Dell answers that question with a commissioned global survey of 2,608 professionals who handle confidential data at companies with 250 or more employees.
Cybersecurity should be a priority in every organization. In many instances cyber vulnerabilities often go unrecognized until major issues or problems occur. The first step in securing a cyber environment is to create a companywide culture for all parts of the business. It requires an awareness of the risks that are present and attention paid […]
It’s no secret that cybersecurity is becoming a top concern of businesses worldwide, with the threat increasing every day. So why is a recent report showing that companies are budgeting four times more towards property security than cybersecurity?
IT, cybersecurity, and security management practitioners appear to be split on the necessity of paying so-called “ransomware release fees” to cyber crooks who have held their company’s network systems hostage with software intrusions that lock down certain segments like payroll. Some IT people have a pragmatic attitude about paying off these cyberattacks, which often come […]
Today’s cybercriminals use sophisticated software to slip into businesses’ networks and gain access to a company’s most sensitive information. In many situations, however, threat actors and their advanced malware can’t cause any damage unless some basic human error has allowed them into the system. For all the focus placed on shoring up networks with advanced […]