4 Ways Healthcare Providers Can Defend Against Ransomware

Healthcare Providers have become the number one target of cyber criminals world-wide. Three federal agencies: FBI, CISA and Department of Health and Human Services, even issued a warning of these impending and persistent ransomware attacks being launched against the...

Data Breach Concerns Grow as Black Friday Approaches

The pandemic has led to a major shift towards e-commerce and online shopping this year as restrictions and safety concerns around brick and mortar stores have grown. With the busiest time of year for retail quickly approaching, it is expected that many more shoppers...

Hackers For Hire Are Posing a New Threat to Organizations

The market for Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) is growing as cybercriminals are finding more success in outsourcing parts of their attacks. A new strain of malware, CostaRicto, was recently discovered by researchers as part of a hackers-for-hire scheme. CostaRicto has...

Securing Containers and Kubernetes

With many organizations increasing their digital presence and working from home, both containers and Kubernetes are being employed to assist with applications. Containers help to improve an application’s efficiency and serves as packaging for an application....

New Cybersecurity Law Could Change Business Security Practices

An influx in cyberthreats this year has led to the introduction of more and more cybersecurity laws. Last week, New York State Senator Leroy Comrie introduced the “It’s Your Data Act”, which is still in the legislation process. If passed, it would require a new “right...

How Cybersecurity Has Changed in Light of COVID-19

With an abrupt shift to digital work and education caused by COVID-19, systems were left with major vulnerabilities as people tried to adjust to the new normal. Unsecured networks and phishing schemes allowed hackers to gain access to confidential information in all...

How Are Financial Firm Boards Handling Cybersecurity?

With a large digital shift impacting the financial sector along with the ongoing pandemic, financial firms have had to change the way they tackle cybersecurity. This has resulted in firms creating specialized boards to focus on handling cyberthreats against the...

Organizations Are Facing a Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

According to a recent whitepaper by Trustwave, a majority of cybersecurity professionals believe that there is a shortage of cybersecurity skills in their organizations. With many industries seeing an increase in cyberthreats this year, it is even more important that...

HIPPA Compliant Breach Responses: What You Need To Know

HIPPA incidents, violations, and breaches can be difficult to navigate when malicious behavior is observed on a network. With a surge of ransomware attacks seen in the healthcare sector, it’s even more important that healthcare providers are complying with NIST and...

How CISOs are Adapting to the Healthcare Industry

In the past few years, cybersecurity for the healthcare industry has become increasingly complicated as security matters can be a life or death situation for patients. Hospitals have become accustomed to paying ransom after an attack because it is the only way to save...