With deep national security implications, the cyber risks associated with the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) are perhaps the most urgent. Threat actors have realized that targeting vulnerable companies across the defense supply chain can be not only a profitable enterprise but also an alternate method to accessing...
Cybersecurity experts have been
and remain concerned about a potential attack on the U.S.
election infrastructure. With Russian interference
in the 2016 elections, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
(CISA) undertook the mission to ensure free and...
In 2020, reports indicated that cyberattacks on the healthcare industry more than doubled from 2019, with
ransomware accounting for 28 percent of all attacks. Unlike previous attacks focused
primarily on providers, the COVID-19 pandemic
exposed vulnerabilities in the entire healthcare sector.
Police in Ukraine have arrested two members of a ransomware operation they say has targeted businesses in North American and Europe, leading to victim losses totaling at least $150 million. The operation also involved French cyber police, the FBI and Interpol, backed by Europol's European Cybercrime Center.
Though ransomware is not a new type of malware, it is becoming ever more pervasive and ransom demands are only getting higher.
What is the key to ransomware’s success?
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How ransomware has remained a persistent threat
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In today’s world, cyberattacks are commonplace, and countless organizations have had to deal with the fallout of a breach. Luckily, there are many cybersecurity solutions that can help decrease risk, but how do you know if your organization’s security controls will be up to the task?
This is where penetration...
Though ransomware is not a new type of malware, it is becoming ever more pervasive throughout the financial services industry, specifically among credit unions including the recent Envision Credit Union attack. Ransom payment demands are only getting steeper and threat to organizations' most sensitive critical data...
More credit unions now offer their members mobile applications and banking services to meet the tremendous demand and usage - no easy task. Meanwhile, security teams have also had to rapidly evolve to an influx of cyberattacks as the instances of security breaches continue to rise rapidly.
But how do you know if...
The digital transformation occurring in healthcare has brought with it a wave of new information security and privacy considerations for hospitals and health systems and the technology companies that serve the industry. With third-party breaches at an all-time high, healthcare providers continue to increase their...
After suffering a network systems outage that lasted at least a week in July, DuPage Medical Group, the largest multispeciality group practice in Illinois, is now reporting a data breach affecting more than 655,000 individuals.
Because a relatively small number of individuals provide the vast majority of services and infrastructure that power cybercrime, they remain top targets for arrest - or at least disruption - by law enforcement authorities, says cybercrime expert Alan Woodward. But of course, geopolitics sometimes gets in the way.