For decades, IT professionals have been fighting malware, hackers, and other threats. Data protection, confidentiality, integrity and availability have long been threatened not only by amateur hackers, but by profit-oriented, well-organised criminals. Victims can usually only react because many of the usual methods...
Yet another cyberattack against a cloud-based electronic health records vendor has been revealed. This one involved a ransomware attack that potentially exposed data on 16,000 patients of a California eye clinic. What can healthcare organizations do to minimize vendor risks?
At a time when security professionals are faced not only with a barrage of threats, but with a myriad of threat intelligence data sources, it can be challenging to know when to stop an investigation. Often these skills are learned over time and require a multitude of dead ends before developing a "gut instinct."...
Successful vendor consolidation leads to increased productivity, cost savings and better relationships. Learn more about what you can expect on the journey toward consolidation by exploring how Ohio's largest non-profit provider of life plan communities and services completely revitalized their email...
Our goal with this report has always been to track the ever-shifting contours of the cyber-threat landscape and communicate what
we're seeing to our readers.
Generally speaking, the TLI is based on the premise that if organizations are seeing more threats more frequently, then things are
getting worse. If the...
Insider incidents are a chronic problem
for organizations. Back in 2009, the
National Computer Security Survey
noted that "Forty percent of all incidents
reported... were attributed to insiders".
Fast forward almost a decade, and that's still true.
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As the threat landscape evolves, it becomes a game of
survival of the fittest. Only the best attacks and attackers
remain standing, and the result is a series of targeted
ransomware attacks that now cost global enterprises
millions of dollars per year. This is among the important
findings of the Sophos 2019...
In the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report, hear prosecutors discuss the indictments of two Iranians in connection with SamSam ransomware attacks. Also: Updates on allegations that Google is violating GDPR and cryptocurrency's impact on crime trends.
A federal grand jury has indicted two Iranians for allegedly waging SamSam ransomware attacks on more than 200 entities, including Atlanta and other municipalities and six healthcare organizations. They collected $6 million in ransoms and caused more than $30 million in losses to victims, U.S. prosecutors allege.
As the global eCommerce market grows and fraudster methodology evolves, new fraud management approaches and tools are being introduced at a fast pace. Trying to stay on top of developments in the eCommerce fraud prevention landscape can be overwhelming and time consuming.
This guide is a comprehensive series of...
Cybercrime gangs continue to update or issue fresh versions of malware to mine for cryptocurrency, deliver crypto-locking ransomware, steal passwords and facilitate online bank account heists, according to new research reports.
The financial services industry is in the midst of sweeping change. Earlier this year, we saw one of the latest shifts with the introduction of the European Union's revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). PSD2's Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) section requires two factors for authentication.
The 10th annual IRISSCERT Cyber Crime Conference, to be held Thursday in Dublin, promises to round up crime trends and also offer updates on incident response lessons learned, spam fighting and even cybersecurity essentials for children.
Can you answer this question with a confident yes?
When security controls fail, can you detect unusual and anomalous activity with sufficient context to accurately ascertain the risk to the organization?
Most organizations don't even know when security controls have failed. This is a primary reason why intrusions...