What COVID-19 Taught Us: Prepping Cybersecurity for the Next Crisis

Sivan Tehila, cybersecurity strategist at Perimeter 81, discusses climate change and the cyber-resilience lessons companies should take away from dealing with the pandemic. Few could have anticipated the impact COVID-19 has had on business. It spread from an isolated outbreak to a global pandemic seemingly overnight, and IT leaders across the planet have had mixed … Continue reading What COVID-19 Taught Us: Prepping Cybersecurity for the Next Crisis

Considerations for performing IoMT Risk Assessments

What are Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) products? Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) products refer to a combination of medical applications and devices connected to healthcare information technology systems through an online computer network or a wireless network. IoMT devices rely heavily on biosensors, critical in detecting an individual's tissue, respiratory, and blood characteristics. Non-bio … Continue reading Considerations for performing IoMT Risk Assessments

Biden Races to Shore Up Power Grid Against Hacks

A 100-day race to boost cybersecurity will rely on incentives rather than regulation, the White House said. President Biden is putting the final details on a plan to encourage American electric utilities to strengthen their cybersecurity protections against hackers in the next 100 days, amid increasing cyberattacks. The White House push to boost electrical grid … Continue reading Biden Races to Shore Up Power Grid Against Hacks

Phishing attack ramps up against COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

Targeting global companies, the attackers are likely seeking confidential data on the distribution and storage of the coronavirus vaccines, says IBM Security X-Force. Cybercriminals have been expanding a phishing campaign designed to steal critical information from companies involved with COVID-19 vaccines, security group IBM Security X-Force said on Thursday. In a new report, X-Force said … Continue reading Phishing attack ramps up against COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

DNS Vulnerabilities Expose Millions of Internet-Connected Devices to Attack

Researchers uncover a fresh set of nine vulnerabilities in four TCP/IP stacks that are widely used in everything from powerful servers and firewalls to consumer IoT products. Tens of millions of Internet connected devices — including medical equipment, storage systems, servers, firewalls, commercial network equipment, and consumer Internet of Things (IoT) products — are open … Continue reading DNS Vulnerabilities Expose Millions of Internet-Connected Devices to Attack