According to a recent report, barely one-third of global organizations feel prepared to handle a modern cyberattack such as malvertising or ransomware. Justin Dolly of Malwarebytes explains how security leaders can step up their game in 2017.
Dolly, who is both CIO and CISO at Malwarebytes, says he is not surprised...
Representatives of government and various business sectors discussed actionable steps to create a cyber-secure environment at Information Security Media Group's recent GovInfoSec Summit Asia 2016 in New Delhi.
Hacker incidents continue to dominate major breaches reported to the Department of Health and Human Services. Among the latest incidents added to the HHS tally: an attack at an Atlanta clinic affecting more than 530,000 individuals. What can be done to address the risks?
Cyber espionage and other increasingly sophisticated nation-state cyberattacks will escalate into what amounts to "cyberwar" in 2017, predicts security expert Michael Bruemmer of Experian Data Breach Resolution.
ISMG's upcoming Breach Prevention Summit in New Delhi shares steps for creating a cybersecure environment, as experts will discuss new approaches to tackle breaches and issues related to national critical infrastructure.
The latest ISMG Security Report leads with a look at the ransomware attack against San Francisco's light rail agency. Also featured is an analysis of the ongoing fallout from Australia's online census project.
Score one for preparation: In the wake of a ransomware attack that infected 900 workstations, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency says it's restoring affected systems, vowing to not give the attackers a single bitcoin of their ransom demand.
Fifty-nine percent of security leaders believe their current ransomware defenses are above average or superior. And yet 53 percent also say they have been victim of ransomware attacks in the past year.
This is but one of the results of the Ransomware Response Study.
Aimed at determining how prepared...
Traditional antivirus (AV) just doesn't cut it anymore. From ransomware that holds intellectual property hostage to sophisticated malware-less attacks that exploit PowerShell, scripting, and memory, endpoints are facing more security risk than ever before. As a result, companies have set their sights on the next...
Did you know that Ransomware was cited as the leading attack by 55% of respondents in the 2016 SANS Financial Services Survey? On the other hand, ransomware is the second most common attack, reported in the 2016 SANS Healthcare Survey. Rather than dying, antivirus is actually growing up. Today, organizations look to...
If ransomware has not already had a significant impact on your organization, it is most likely because you have simply been lucky...so far. Almost half of entities in the U.S. have been hit this past year alone and have lost not only money, but also reputation, IT hours and in some cases, total business functionality....
Do your competitors and peers have a better cybersecurity game plan than you? If simply answering that question seems exhausting, this eBook is here to help.
Today's chief information officer knows they can't outsource risk. Yet every year, cyber risk demands more and more time from the already-busy CIO.
Most - but not all - ransomware attacks against healthcare organizations are reportable breaches requiring notification to affected individuals and federal regulators, Deven McGraw, deputy director of health information privacy at the HHS Office for Civil Rights, explains in this video interview.
An analysis of how the Donald Trump administration will address health IT security and privacy leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, the ramifications of a big breach, and an FBI agent tackles ransomware.