With the surge in ransomware and other major hacking incidents affecting third-party suppliers, it is more critical than ever for healthcare sector entities to diligently scrutinize threats and risks involving their vendors, says Denise Anderson, president and CEO of the Health-ISAC.
Ransomware-wielding attackers have myriad tactics for extorting victims, including demanding a stand-alone ransom for a promise to delete stolen data. But Coveware's Bill Siegel urges victims to never pay for such promises, in part because they rarely - if ever - get honored.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses why too few organizations admit to being victims of ransomware attacks, how delayed enterprise subscription start dates forced CrowdStrike to cut sales forecasts, and leveraging threat intelligence to protect critical infrastructure.
As the U.S. celebrates Thanksgiving, let's give thanks for this cybercrime karma: For more than two years, law enforcement and security experts have been exploiting flaws in the crypto-locking malware to help victims decrypt their systems without paying a ransom.
ReliaQuest customers have tailored Digital Shadows' threat intelligence to their organizations to ensure conversations about their brands or products are being captured, says CEO Brian Murphy. The security operations firm says the Digital Shadows deal has fortified its detection and response muscle.
When it comes to advanced threat response, most financial institutions say their current abilities are average. Only one-third say automation is crucial to how they identify and respond to threats. This ebook is developed from a recent survey & related panel discussion of APAC and ANZ experts who analyze the state of...
When it comes to advanced threat response, most financial institutions say their current abilities are average. Only one-third say automation is crucial to how they identify and respond to threats. This panel of APAC and ANZ experts analyzes the state of security automation in financial services.
From data theft to ransomware, the financial sector is a natural target for cyber-attacks. Unorganized, uncoordinated or siloed security activities make it difficult to provide answers to the many questions posed by business leaders and stakeholders, nor can they give them confidence in their readiness.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses how Australian health insurer Medibank is deliberating on whether to pay a ransom to extortionists, analyzes the growing number of layoffs in the security vendor space, and shares a tribute to threat intelligence researcher Vitali Kremez.
Tributes are being paid to Vitali Kremez, who has died at the age of 34 in a suspected scuba-diving accident. The renowned threat intelligence expert, born in Belarus, had long tracked Russian cybercrime syndicates and was part of an ad hoc group established to counter ransomware and help victims.
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Today's IT and security professionals manage distributed endpoints while supporting digital transformation initiatives, cloud migrations and a distributed workforce. Needless to say, they're stretched thin.
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The Google-Mandiant marriage will combine Google's security monitoring tools with Mandiant's threat intel and attack surface management solutions, plus new SOAR and file and URL analyzer capabilities, to create an "end-to-end threat intelligence and cybersecurity operations suite."