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Cyber Security For Medical Imaging Devices Found Wanting

Cyber Security For Medical Imaging Devices Found Wanting

Experimental Malware Exposes Flaws in Medical Imaging Security A recent Washington Post article tells of IT researchers who have created malware designed to alter medical images, as part of a project to delineate the security vulnerabilities of medical imaging equipment and networks. Potential For Havoc in Medical Diagnoses The malware was able to add or […]

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Businesses Need Cyber Security Management Plans

Businesses Need Cyber Security Management Plans

The Cyberattack Surface Has Increased In 2019, the world has become more dangerous due to a wide variety of sophisticated threats. The cyberattack surface has increased due to the horizontal expansion of IT, driven by mobility, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, SaaS, cloud-based workloads, etc. In the meantime, business executives now recognize two important realities: […]

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Budget Limits Network Security, Say IT Professionals

Budget Limits Network Security, Say IT Professionals

Cyber Security Survey Points To Budget as Bottleneck What prevents companies from developing and implementing comprehensive security plans? The results of a cyber security survey released by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence have revealed budget plays an important role when it comes to network security. In the survey, 50% of IT professionals said budget is a […]

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U.S. Ranked 5th in Overall Cyber Security

U.S. Ranked 5th in Overall Cyber Security

Comparitech Cyber Security Study The U.S. was ranked 5th most secure overall in a recent study by Comparitech, following behind Japan, France, Canada and Denmark. Cyber Security Categories The study on the global state of cyber security covered 60 countries, evaluating several categories to determine which country has the best and worst state of cyber […]

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Major Cyber Attacks on Business in 2018

Major Cyber Attacks on Business in 2018

How well is your business protected from malicious cyber activity? Editor’s note: This article does not include the recent Marriott data breach, which  compromised the data of up to 500 million people. As 2018 is drawing to a close, the reported number of data breaches keeps mounting. The first half of the year was especially troubling. […]

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Over 1 Million Government ID Numbers Stolen In Airline Hack

Over 1 Million Government ID Numbers Stolen In Airline Hack

From Raymond Zhong of The New York Times: “Cathay Pacific, the Hong Kong-based international airline, acknowledged on Wednesday that its computer system had been compromised at least seven months ago, exposing the personal data and travel histories of as many as 9.4 million people. The breach involved private user information, including phone numbers, dates of birth, frequent flier […]

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Is Cyber Security Worth the Investment for All Businesses?

Is Cyber Security Worth the Investment for All Businesses?

From Nick Dmitrovich at BuildingIndiana.com: “Nine of ten businesses will experience at least one hacking incident in a given year, according to data gathered by the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB), a Connecticut-based firm that surveyed over a hundred risk managers. Their survey sample came from small, medium, and large sized companies […]

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