A month after Baltimore's IT network was hit with the RobbinHood ransomware variant, officials believe the May 7 attack will cost $18 million, which includes recovering and restoring computer systems as well as lost municipal revenue.
In this seminal report on the state of cybersecurity in the healthcare industry, 20 of the industry's leading CISOs share how attackers have evolved over the past year, the biggest concern these security leaders have (HINT: it's not cybersecurity for most) and how confident they are in their cybersecurity...
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the "blame game" in the wake of a ransomware attack against the city of Baltimore. Also featured: Discussions of cyberthreats in the financial services sector and open source security concerns.
One of the earliest ransomware victims in the healthcare sector has a strong message for organizations that believe they won't be targeted: Get prepared for an attack - otherwise you risk a devastating impact.
The good news is: The development of new malware
exploits has slowed considerably. The bad news is:
That's because the old ones still continue to work so
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The new malware landscape;
How ransomware has matured;
How organizations can build resilience into...
Reports that the city of Baltimore was attacked using a vulnerability in Windows originally stockpiled by the National Security Agency have triggered a blame game. Cybersecurity watchers are debating attacker culpability, patch management prowess and zero-day stockpiling.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report assesses the legacy of WannaCry ransomware two years on. Also featured: the evolving role of healthcare CISOs; threat mitigation recommendations based on the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.
C-level executives are 12 times more likely to be the target of social incidents and nine times more likely to be the target of social breaches. This is among the key findings of the latest Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report. Author John Grim shares insight.
Two years after WannaCry tore a path of destruction through the world, the ransomware remains a danger, with many systems still vulnerable to the EternalBlue or EternalRomance exploits that started it all.
The goals of cybercriminals using automated bots are always the same - account takeovers, fake account creation, theft of unused gift card balances, and similar types of criminal activity that disrupt normal business operations.
This report presents the results of an in-depth survey on current practices that larger...
Despite the growing cybersecurity threat targeting mobile financial services applications, many financial institutions are failing when it comes to protecting their apps. Research conducted by advisory firm Aite Group uncovered widespread security deficiencies among mobile consumer finance apps leading to the exposure...
Best practices for protecting mobile banking apps
Mobile banking applications present financial institutions with an opportunity for tremendous revenue growth. They also create an attractive attack vector for bad actors looking to steal the trove of personal information these apps collect. Recent global surveys show...
Before public cloud services, large-scale computing infrastructure was expensive, hosted on-premises and reserved for big enterprises, governments, and universities. Now, anyone with a credit card can access an unlimited supply of cloud apps and computing power.
While cloud computing offers many benefits, its...
What's it like for a small, not-for-profit healthcare entity to deal with the consequences of a ransomware attack? The president of a substance abuse treatment center shares his first-hand experience - and lessons learned.
Estimating potential cyber intruder activities and what attack path they may take to access our critical assets is important in understanding how we prioritize our security measures.
This whitepaper focuses on an optimized method for automatically assessing those attack routes taking into account the challenges found...