Guest blog by Greg Young, VP cybersecurity Trend Micro
Technology is the beating heart of any modern hospital. Advances in cloud, IoT and digital IT systems have helped healthcare organizations (HCOs) greatly improve the quality of care offered to patients. Electronic health records are the backbone of an increasingly complex patient care network. But it has also exposed them to even greater risks of data theft and operational outages. A new report from Trend Micro and HITRUST reveals that at any one time there could be at least as many as 80,000 exposed systems in hospitals worldwide. The biggest finding is we also found a worrying disconnect or gap between current perceptions versus reality. Continue reading
For business executives and internal information security specialists, it seems that every day brings a new potential risk to the company – and in the current threat environment, it isn’t hard to understand this viewpoint. Continue reading
It seems that each year that passes is worse than the last in terms of hacking and cyber attacks, and 2017 was no exception.
“Surprising no one, 2017 was marked another ‘worst year ever’ in data breaches and cyber incidents around the world,” said Jeff Wilbur, director of the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance. Continue reading
Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks have expanded tremendously over the past few years, with a projected growth of over $9 billion in 2018. The combination of simplicity and effectiveness have ensured that BEC will continue to be one of the most popular attacks, especially for those who lack special tools and knowledge to pull off more complicated schemes. Continue reading