Federal regulators have issued a warning about a vulnerability in medical device maker Medtronic's Paceart Optima System which, if exploited, could lead to a denial-of-service or remote code execution affecting the system's cardiac device data.
A service selling DDoS disruptions via a Mirai-based botnet called Condi is the latest to target consumer-grade Wi-Fi routers made by TP-Link with firmware not yet patched to fix a known flaw. Unusually, a recently spotted sample of Condi has been stripped down to target only that flaw.
Moore Strategic Ventures led a $33 million investment into a military and transportation security startup founded by officers who stood up U.S. Army Cyber Command. The funds will help Shift5 expand from safeguarding military vehicles to protecting commercial modes of transportation.
Dragos has axed 50 workers after longer sales cycles and smaller initial deployment sizes caused the industrial cybersecurity vendor to miss its first quarter revenue target. Dragos revealed plans to reduce its staff by 9% to ensure the company can stay independent through an IPO or Series E round.
With an ever-expanding threat landscape, organizations need to possess the right tools and knowledge to deal with cyberattacks. Dawn Cappelli, head of OT-CERT at Dragos, recommends training small and medium-sized businesses that are just starting their operation technology journey.
AI Trust Risk and Security Management - AI TRiSM - is a new Gartner research category, and distinguished analyst Avivah Litan is assigned to it. She discussed today's AI attack surface, including attacks that use AI as well as attacks against it and trends to watch in the second half of 2023.
White House cybersecurity priorities: The Biden administration continues to have a "relentless focus" on improving critical infrastructure security, disrupting ransomware and combating the illicit use of cryptocurrency, said Deputy National Security Adviser Anne Neuberger.
Many infrastructures have both OT and IT systems, making data and device transfer between the two systems difficult. Also, some OT devices are outdated while IT systems use modern cloud devices. And the shortage of training is another important hurdle, said OPSWAT CEO Benny Czarny.
OT attacks have doubled. Mark Cristiano, global commercial director of cybersecurity services at Rockwell Automation, discusses how organizations can develop a strategic approach to OT security that aligns with their risk profile, cyber maturity and ability to absorb change.
Nurse call systems present a top cybersecurity risk in clinical environments, but so do an array of other similarly connected nonmedical devices commonly found in healthcare settings, says a new research study by security vendor Armis.
A new Food and Drug Administration policy to "refuse to accept" premarket submissions for new medical devices if they lack of cybersecurity details will help substantially improve the state of legacy devices in the future, said the FDA's Dr. Suzanne Schwartz. Here's a look at the new requirements.
Organizations today struggle with both new attack surface challenges such as cloud configuration and exposed buckets and long-standing ones around vulnerable ports and infrastructure. CEO George Kurtz says CrowdStrike's recent purchase of Reposify will help customers defend their priority assets.
Trellix will debut a console that offers endpoint, security operations and data protection capabilities and a plug-in for network detection and response. The company has moved FireEye's best-in-class detection engines to the cloud for NDR and examined how to address areas such as packet capture.
A review of internet of things manufacturers by Copper Horse shows that European companies fared the worst in having vulnerability disclosure policies. The European Commission has proposed legislation known as the Cyber Resilience Act that would make vulnerability disclosure policies mandatory.
The increased physical connectivity of digital assets has expanded the attack surface and added complexity for engineers in industrial environments, says Dragos CEO Robert Lee. More industrial automation and new systems have made it tougher for plant operators to conduct root cause analysis.