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A Recipe for Reducing Medical Device Internet of Things Risk

You may recall this blog post from March 2020. It highlighted the importance of factoring in clinical, organizational, financial and regulatory impact when determining which medical Internet-of-Things (IoMT) security vulnerabilities should be fixed first. Consider this post a part two. Whereas the previous post focused on the fact that IoMT devices are here
Publish At:2020-09-30 12:45 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Healthcare Healthcare Data Medical Data Risk

Security Incident at VA Exposed 46K Veterans’ Information

The Office of Management at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disclosed a security incident involving the personal data of 46,000 veterans.The VA detailed the data breach in a statement published on its website on September 14.According to this press release, the VA’s Financial Services Center (FSC) discovered that unauthorized actors had ac
Publish At:2020-09-15 09:56 | Read:425 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News data br

Top 5 Cybersecurity Risks with Cloud Migration

The demand for cloud computing has skyrocketed in recent years. Lower costs, a faster time to market, increased employee productivity, scalability, and flexibility are some of the beneficial factors motivating organizations to move to the cloud. It’s not likely that organizations will slow down with their migration plans, either. According to market estimate
Publish At:2020-07-19 23:30 | Read:604 | Comments:1 | Tags:Featured Articles Cloud cybersecurity risk

5 Risks You Need to Remember When Securing Your Containers

Containers are on the rise. As reported by GlobalNewswire, Allied Market Research estimated that the application market would grow from its 2016 value of $698 million to $8.20 by 2025. With a compound annual growth rate of 31.8% between 2018 and 2025, this increase would largely reflect both the surge in popularity in application container technology along w
Publish At:2020-07-13 23:05 | Read:502 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection container

Three Approaches to Cybersecurity Planning for Post-Pandemic Cloud Adoption

The global pandemic has been dictating how the whole world is reforming, businesses included. Different forums and analyst reports are increasingly calling out the future of businesses as they are moving their workloads to the cloud gradually. IDC “expects 2021 to be the year of multi-cloud” as the global COVID-19 pandemic reinforces the need for business to
Publish At:2020-06-24 11:06 | Read:644 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Risk Management Cloud Adoption Cybersecurity

Achieve Flexibility in Business Through Digital Trust and Risk Management

I grew up watching professional football back in the 70s, when defenses were so good they had their own nicknames. The Pittsburgh Steelers had the “Steel Curtain,” the Miami Dolphins had the “No-Name Defense” and the Dallas Cowboys had the “Doomsday Defense.” The Cowboys’ defense was based on a newfangled concept cal
Publish At:2020-04-21 10:39 | Read:917 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO digital trust Business Continuity Customer Experience D

The State of the Cybersecurity Market: Where We’ve Come, Where We’re Going

There’s an interesting trend that I have personally noticed over the past few years: organizations are starting to take cybersecurity more seriously. With the multitude of high-profile data breaches, organizations are starting to realize that cybersecurity is a significant risk to the business. This allows CISOs and other similar titles with leadership respo
Publish At:2020-03-16 23:05 | Read:827 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security CISO cybersecurity risk

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:857 | 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:1229 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Healthcare Risk Management Security Services IoT Co

Scalable Data Protection Is Critical to Support Data Privacy

Modern privacy regulations are founded on a variety of principles going back to 1890 that sought to protect citizens from “yellow journalism.” Over the following years, governments enacted legislation that sought to respect an individual’s right to privacy, including their image and their correspondence. Following an uptick in data breache
Publish At:2020-02-26 10:55 | Read:1021 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Automation Compliance Data Privacy Forrester

X-Force Threat Intelligence Index Reveals Top Cybersecurity Risks of 2020

The volume of threats that security teams see on a daily basis can make it especially difficult to look at the big picture when it comes to developing an effective cybersecurity strategy. To see through the flood of data and alerts, organizations depend on actionable threat intelligence to help them understand and mitigate risks. Looking at long-term trends
Publish At:2020-02-11 08:51 | Read:1064 | Comments:0 | Tags:Advanced Threats Threat Intelligence Cloud Cloud Adoption Cl

Gaining Insight Into the Ponemon Institute’s 2020 Cost of Insider Threats Report

Today, I’m pleased to share some of the key findings from the 2020 Cost of Insider Threats Global Report. This is the third benchmark study, independently sponsored by IBM Security and ObserveIT to help understand the direct and indirect costs that result from insider threats. The first study was conducted in 2016 and focused exclusively on companies i
Publish At:2020-02-09 10:30 | Read:750 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Security Services Access Management Breach Credentials

Biased AI Is Another Sign We Need to Solve the Cybersecurity Diversity Problem

Artificial intelligence (AI) excels at finding patterns like unusual human behavior or abnormal incidents. It can also reflect human flaws and inconsistencies, including 180 known types of bias. Biased AI is everywhere, and like humans, it can discriminate against gender, race, age, disability and ideology. AI bias has enormous potential to negatively affect
Publish At:2020-02-09 10:30 | Read:838 | Comments:0 | Tags:Artificial Intelligence CISO Artificial Intelligence (AI) Co

Security Engineering – A manifesto for defensive security

Presentation on the need to re-examine how we engineer systems (taking service providers as an example) and the implications on how we quantify cyber risk if we want to take this message into the board room (as given at BT’s SnoopCon 2019 and Cisco’s June 2019 Knowledge Network webinar for service providers). Having delivered security consultancy
Publish At:2019-09-19 17:35 | Read:1353 | Comments:0 | Tags:Presentations C-Suite conference CRQ cyber risk quantificati

Guarding the Crown Jewels: The Importance of Intellectual Property Security in the Age of Sprawl

As organizations march into the digital age, data sprawl is accelerating. Information of all kinds is stored everywhere, accessed by multiple people many times a day and shared across corporate and international boundaries. Most organizations do not have a handle on data locations, ownership and flows outside of regulated or compliance-related information. T
Publish At:2017-10-05 16:00 | Read:5765 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Critical Data Crown Jewels Data Breach Data

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