Ransomware Group Entry Points Revealed

While successful ransomware attacks have been lower this year compared to past years, it doesn’t mean that all patients and data are safe from them. Data sold on the dark web and hacking incidents have still proven to be extremely harmful to both patients and...

NIST Cybersecurity Standards Aren’t Being Met By Healthcare Providers

As healthcare data breaches are on the rise this year, a CynergisTek report revealed that just 44% of healthcare institutions follow NIST cybersecurity standards. The report comes as a letdown since only one security category out of hundreds improved. Covid-19 has led...

Covid-19 Accelerates Company Tech Improvements

Companies are now implementing more digital transformations after they experienced how quickly their efforts could be enacted due to covid-19. After a sudden shift to working from home, businesses around the world now see how efficiently they can update and improve...

Hospital Faces One of the Largest Ransomware Attacks in U.S. History

Over the weekend Universal Health Services, a large hospital chain in the U.S., experienced a widespread cyberattack that affected over 400 of their locations. While the type of attack hasn’t been confirmed, all signs point to it being a ransomware attack. Staff...

Two Employees Part of an Insider Incident at Shopify

Shopify, one of the largest e-commerce platforms in the world, reportedly caught two support staff members accessing customer information. The information included personal data such as physical address and email address but financial data was not compromised. Shopify...

The Rise of Telehealth Poses Major Risks

Telehealth has recently grown in popularity due to the mass restrictions of covid-19. Even before the pandemic, it was taking off as a new method to easily receive healthcare from anywhere most convenient for the patient with internet access. Both private insurers and...

McKinsey Report Reveals Retail’s New Normal

According to a recent report from McKinsey, “There was a 16.5% decline in US retail sales in April alone.” This is the biggest decline in sales seen in a month. With large changes occurring in retail, consumers were also making changes of their own. It’s reported that...

Agile1 Launches Deep Integrations with Azure and AWS

Agile1, an autonomous SOC-as-a-service provider, has released updated integrations for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure cloud platforms. The Agile1 SOC boasts an advanced cloud architecture built on the ELK Stack (Elastic, Logstash and Kibana), allowing for...

Finance Related BEC Attacks Peak in Recent Report

The recent BEC Report for Q2 2020 released by Abnormal Security Quarterly shows a peak in Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks related to covid-19. Throughout the quarter there was a huge spike in financial fraud, which was driven by the uncertainty of working from...