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

US Formally Attributes SolarWinds Attack to Russian Intelligence Agency

Treasury Department slaps sanctions on IT security firms that it says supported Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service carry out the attacks. The Biden administration Thursday officially blamed Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service, SVR, for the cyberattack on SolarWinds and announced sanctions against a handful of IT security firms for helping enable that attack and other malicious cyber … Continue reading US Formally Attributes SolarWinds Attack to Russian Intelligence Agency

Cybersecurity funding hits all time high in 2020

Investors pumped almost $8 billion into cybersecurity firms last year, according to Crunchbase. Continuing a decade-long run of high venture capital (VC) funding, 2020 proved to be a record year for cybersecurity investments with over $7.8 billion pouring into 665 deals globally. Driven by an increase in cybersecurity events during the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work, … Continue reading Cybersecurity funding hits all time high in 2020

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

Man Arrested for AWS Bomb Plot

A man caught in an FBI sting allegedly said he wanted to destroy “70 percent of the internet” by going after the tech giant’s data centers. A Texas man has been charged with plotting a bombing of Amazon Web Services in a quest to allegedly “kill off the internet.” Seth Aaron Pendley was arrested in … Continue reading Man Arrested for AWS Bomb Plot