As information technology - aka IT - and operational technology - aka OT - continue to converge, organizations must stay ahead of new security challenges and threats, says Mex Martinot, vice president and global head of industrial cybersecurity at Siemens Energy.
"Social media is probably the newest and most impactful thing that we've seen from a cybersecurity perspective at Maricopa County," says its CISO, Lester Godsey. The only response to misinformation and disinformation campaigns, he says, is to use the same platform and respond with the facts.
An Arizona medical center that suffered a ransomware attack in April has begun notifying 700,000 individuals of a data breach compromising sensitive medical and personal information. The incident is among the latest major health data breaches involving ransomware.
An operator deploying BlackCat ransomware, also known as ALPHV, appears to have claimed the University of Pisa as its latest victim. University officials reportedly face a ransom demand of $4.5 million, a "discount price" that will jump to $5 million after Thursday.
Top Russian diplomat Andrei Krutskikh is pressuring the U.S. to back down in cyberspace after the director of U.S. Cyber Command, Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, acknowledged America has conducted a "full spectrum" of virtual operations in support of Ukraine.
While ransomware, third-party risk, phishing scams and insiders continue as the top threats facing healthcare and public health entities, the sector overall is becoming better prepared to deal with these issues than it was just a few years ago, says Denise Anderson, president and CEO of H-ISAC.
One of the most important recent developments by CISA has been the creation of the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative, which is focused on operational private-public collaboration, says Kiersten Todt, CISA chief of staff.
With rising threats facing critical infrastructure sectors, such as healthcare and financial services, "society as a whole, and the safety of society, is completely dependent on cyber risk" - and being security resilient, says Jeetu Patel of Cisco.
Greg Murphy, CEO of Ordr, says there are three topics healthcare senior leaders and board members keep asking about: ransomware, ransomware … and ransomware. He discusses how healthcare entities are addressing their biggest threats, IoT devices, and the implications of the PATCH Act.
The world is a much different place since the previous in-person RSA Conference - and so is the cybersecurity marketplace. Alberto Yépez of Forgepoint Capital shares his view of the state of the industry and the market forces that may cause further change in 2022.
Art Coviello, former CEO of RSA and current partner with Rally Ventures, describes the cybersecurity industry trends he's watching closely as we hit the midway point of 2022, as well as which emerging technologies have not quite evolved in the way he might have anticipated.
The U.S. is on "borrowed time" for a major cyberattack that could potentially seriously disrupt critical infrastructure, but the nation can secure its systems and resources to avoid such cybersecurity disasters, says Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-California.
A cyberattack on the municipality of Palermo, which began on Thursday, reportedly continues to cripple the southern Italian city on Monday. The attack caused the municipality's systems and dependent services to be shut down and isolated, and local citizens and tourists alike have been affected.
The Cyber Threat Alliance just celebrated its fifth birthday, and President and CEO J. Michael Daniel says the membership and information sharing both are growing at an impressive pace. He discusses the surge in ransomware and how organizations should respond.
Novartis says no sensitive information was compromised in an alleged attack involving the drugmaker's data showing up for sale on the dark web. The incident comes as new reports warn of a surge in cyberattacks on healthcare sector entities and the return of Emotet malware.