A host of emerging technologies - including artificial intelligence, 5G cellular, quantum computing, nanomedicine and smart hospitals - offer the potential to revolutionize healthcare, but organizations must carefully evaluate the security risks, federal authorities warn.
Thoma Bravo is eyeing its third take-private security deal of 2022, initiating talks with Darktrace months after agreeing to buy SailPoint and Ping Identity. The cybersecurity AI firm says it's in early discussions with private equity giant Thoma Bravo on a possible cash offer for the business.
It's not enough for medical device makers to provide a software bill of materials - there also needs to be close attention paid to how vulnerabilities in components are communicated and managed, says medical device security expert Ken Hoyme.
Halborn raised $90 million to expand its audit and penetration testing services and more effectively safeguard the crypto industry. The proceeds will bolster its protection for cryptocurrency lending protocols and better defend the money flowing into and out of the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued revamped draft guidance providing updated and detailed recommendations for how medical device makers should address cybersecurity risk in the premarket of their products, especially as the threat landscape continues to evolve.
The integration of third-party components and software is an increasingly critical area of security risk that needs more attention from medical device manufacturers, says Anura Fernando, global head of medical device security at safety certification firm UL.
The year is ending with a cybersecurity bang - not whimper - due to the widespread prevalence of the Apache Log4j vulnerability. Researchers warn that at least 40% of corporate networks have been targeted by attackers seeking to exploit the flaw. More than 250 vendors have already issued security advisories.
Hellman Worldwide Logistics, one of the world's biggest logistics and shipping firms, is warning that its operations remain disrupted following an online attack of unspecified nature. The attack comes amid a busy season for e-commerce and shipping, with supply lines already stretched thin, experts say.
In ransomware attacks, cybercriminals attack through the backups because they know that security practitioners rely on backups to save themselves after a ransomware attack. Therefore, it is essential to have multiple backups, says Tom Kellermann, head of cybersecurity strategy at VMware.
Criminal hackers don't break for lunches, weekends or holidays. Of course, that's just one of many challenges facing information security teams, as they attempt to maximize visibility and minimize complexity while protecting their business around the clock, says Peter Van Lierde, the CISO of energy firm Sibelga.
Threat modeling can help give organizations the extra insights needed to secure their on-premises and cloud environments at a time when attackers are using increasingly sophisticated methods to gain entry to networks and maintain persistence. Experts offer tips on making the right moves.
While security operations is a high priority, many organizations continue to struggle to keep up with the scale and scope of the tasks at hand. This is because security operations are often hamstrung by organizations’ reliance on an overabundance of point tools and manual processes, as well as a shortage of advanced...
Tom Kellermann calls it a new "Twilight Zone" - an era in which cybersecurity adversaries can unleash destructive attacks that manipulate time, data, audio and video. The cybersecurity strategist shares insights and analysis from his latest Global Incident Response Threat Report.
The Israeli government paid a visit on Wednesday to NSO Group, the company whose spyware is alleged to have been covertly installed on the mobile devices of journalists and activists. The visit comes as Israel faces growing pressure to see if NSO Group's spyware, called Pegasus, has been misused.