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Take a Bite Out of Sweyn

If you work in the healthcare industry, you may have heard about a family of vulnerabilities called “SweynTooth.” Researchers from Singapore first discovered the vulnerabilities in 2019. After waiting 90 days to announce them, which is part of the responsible disclosure process, they published a technical paper. If you are not familiar with the S
Publish At:2020-05-24 06:18 | Read:666 | Comments:0 | Tags:Application Security Healthcare Security Services Software &

SMBs Are Ready to Grow Into Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and Beyond

In the tech industry, “enterprise” is often equated to large businesses, but when it comes to enterprise mobility management (EMM), we should expand our definition. Why? Small and mid-size businesses (typically firms with 100-999 workers) today need the same mobile device, app and content management capabilities as the big guys. Many of these sma
Publish At:2020-05-24 06:18 | Read:568 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Mobile Security Connected Devices Endpoint Manageme

COVID-19’s Remote Workforce: Protect Your Rapidly Growing Attack Surface

As organizations adapt and respond to the impact of COVID-19, significant new challenges are on the rise as a majority of the workforce has shifted to remote work arrangements. Employee-owned devices and home networks that were not formerly protected by enterprise security controls have rapidly expanded many organizations’ attack surfaces. At the same
Publish At:2020-04-17 13:00 | Read:1024 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Security Services Threat Hunting Threat Intelligence Co

Lock Down Personal Smart Devices to Improve Enterprise IoT Security

The presence of internet of things (IoT) devices in employee’s homes is a neglected item in many enterprise threat models. Caution is certainly warranted here, but it’s entirely possible to improve your risk awareness and secure smart devices in a calm and measured way. Overlooking privacy and security risks has consequences. It’s in everyo
Publish At:2020-04-09 10:28 | Read:1060 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Connected Devices Enterprise Security Home Network Secu

How Retail Security Can Welcome IoT Innovations Without Putting Customers at Risk

Retail businesses, from mom-and-pop shops to major department stores, are investing heavily in technology to enhance the in-store experience. With the imminent arrival of mainstream 5G, smarter systems are expected to dominate the retail space as the internet of things (IoT) expands. But as we know from connected device deployments in other sectors, such as
Publish At:2020-03-11 08:47 | Read:873 | Comments:0 | Tags:Retail IoT Access Management Connected Devices Customer Expe

Safeguarding Healthcare for the Future With Zero Trust Security

In 2019, we saw a record number of information security breaches. According to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2020, a total of 8.5 billion records were compromised — three times the number from 2018. The healthcare industry saw its fair share of attacks and was the 10th-most targeted industry, accounting for 3 percent of all attacks last year. Th
Publish At:2020-03-11 08:47 | Read:1457 | Comments:0 | Tags:Healthcare Identity & Access Access Management Advanced Pers

In 2020, IoT Security Must Be Part of Your Threat Management Strategy

Internet-enabled devices are emerging more and more in business and personal environments. Often going unnoticed, they simply appear within network infrastructures, using wired or wireless connections and expanding the enterprise attack surface. In fact, enterprises nowadays likely have more internet of things (IoT) devices on their networks than traditiona
Publish At:2020-03-10 10:01 | Read:1218 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO IoT Connected Devices Internet of Things (IoT) IoT Secu

Modernizing Threat Management for the Evolving Attack Surfaces of OT, IoT and IoMT

The traditional threat landscape comprised of conventional IT assets is difficult enough to protect, detect and respond to, but the landscape seems to be quickly expanding beyond traditional IT. Those new domains are operational technology (OT), the internet of things (IoT) and the internet of medical things (IoMT). Devices from non-traditional IT environmen
Publish At:2020-03-04 13:39 | Read:981 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Energy & Utility Healthcare Threat Intelligence NIS

Measuring Security Risk in a Medical IoT World

The medical internet of things (IoT) is no longer a futuristic concept. It is here today, and it includes devices you may have never considered a part of the patient care ecosystem, such as elevators, beds, exit signs and clocks. Between those operational technologies and the devices the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already deemed critical, th
Publish At:2020-03-04 09:51 | Read:1404 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Healthcare Risk Management Security Services IoT Co

Will Weak Passwords Doom the Internet of Things (IoT)?

Weak passwords can hurt any organization’s security efforts and make any device easily hackable, but could they also be the greatest point of failure for internet of things (IoT) security? Weak passwords certainly put companies deploying IoT devices at greater risk of falling victim to a cyberattack. We have already begun to see attacks targeting IoT d
Publish At:2020-02-15 17:18 | Read:889 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Risk Management IoT Authentication Connected Device

What Is a DDoS Attack?

After 20 years of prominence, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks may be causing more devastating effects than ever. The first DDoS attack occurred way back on July 22, 1999 when a network of 114 computers infected with a malicious script called Trin00 attacked a computer at the University of Minnesota, according to MIT Technology Review. The infect
Publish At:2020-02-15 17:18 | Read:935 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security Intelligence & Analytics Application Securi

Securing Medical Devices in the Age of the IoT

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cautioned the health care industry to be wary about networked medical devices containing off-the-shelf (OTS) software that can connect to networks. Both health care IT professionals and manufacturers are responsible for securing medical devices by performing regular software updates and applying security patches. S
Publish At:2017-11-06 09:40 | Read:5106 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Health Care Mobile Security Connected Devices Feder

Investigating IoT Crime in the Age of Connected Devices

People are beginning to get used to the easy life enabled by smart homes and the Internet of Things (IoT), but they are at risk if they do not prioritize security. The IoT has increased quality of life for many; it has helped the differently abled and the elderly to continue living independently and laid the technological groundwork for another industrial re
Publish At:2017-10-27 14:00 | Read:5294 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud Protection Mobile Security Security Intelligence & Ana

Internet-Connected Toys: Cute, Cuddly and Inherently Insecure

After the FBI issued a warning on internet-connected toys in July, researchers began digging into these devices to assess their functions as they relate to cybersecurity. But before describing what one of these toys can do, it might be helpful to explain how they work at a very high level. Typical Components of Internet-Connected Toys The first component of
Publish At:2017-09-18 17:25 | Read:6519 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Mobile Security Cloud Cloud Applications Conn

Increased Awareness Is the Best Cure for Health Care Security Risks

The health care market is quite heterogeneous, and as a result, each organization has a unique set of cybsersecurity needs and characteristics. The industry includes hospitals of all sizes, local doctoral consortia, public health care institutions and individual physicians. Naturally, health care security risks vary depending on the size and type of organiza
Publish At:2017-09-15 15:35 | Read:4279 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Health Care Risk Management Chief Informatio

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