Hackers Vs. Hospitals: What You Need To Know

The novel coronavirus is giving cybercriminals a chance to restructure their attacks for vulnerable targets, and hospitals are at the top of the list. More specifically, they’re after patient data—and with an influx of new patients and healthcare organizations working at maximum capacity, the stakes are higher than ever. Across the nation, hospitals cope with […]

Bolstering Security For Small To Midsize Businesses

Public health isn’t the only thing at risk amid the COVID-19 pandemic. For cybercriminals capitalizing on the chaos, small to midsize businesses, or SMBs, are the perfect gambit: smaller firms are less likely to believe themselves an “attractive” target for cyberattacks, which leads them to slack on cybersecurity protections. It’s easy to be lulled into […]

The Way Forward For Pharmacies

The world of cybersecurity after COVID-19 is sure to be a changed one. Although organizations will certainly see large-scale changes in policy and performance, an industry is only as secure as its smallest entities. Nowhere is this more evident than large chain and local pharmacies, where cybersecurity experts have turned a critical eye on pharmacy […]

Confronting Cyber Threats To The Financial Sector

The financial sector faces a bigger cyber threat than ever before, and decisive policy may just be the solution. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, hackers are taking advantage of the newly complex landscape of interaction in several crucial industries. The financial sector has proven one of the most ample targets: cybersecurity strategists at VMWare, a software […]

HIPAA Violations: Know The Cost

Regulations are everywhere in the cybersecurity world, to address the vast array of risks that come about as technology expands into every industry. In the past, we’ve discussed worrying trends in the healthcare industry—just last year, it surpassed all other industries in America in cybersecurity attacks, and still ranks noticeably low in digitization and cyber […]

Email Scams And Social Engineering: The Puppet And The Master

Venturing into your inbox on a Monday morning can feel like the most mundane of tasks. It’s easy to read, respond to, and discard new emails when you have hundreds of them to sort through. But in the process, you may be letting malicious entities slip through the cracks—and the chain reaction that can result […]

Cybersecurity Meets the Courtroom

Your organization may be equipped to deal with cybersecurity crises in-house, but recent data suggests that now more than ever, it’s more likely to end up in the courtroom. Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright’s 2019 Litigation Trends Annual Survey found that in speaking to corporate counsel about the latest developments in common legal disputes, […]

Cracking Down On COVID Crime

As cyber threats continue to mount in response to the socioeconomic effects of COVID-19, the cybersecurity industry has made it a priority to unite and fight back. To combat hackers bent on taking advantage of society’s fragile state, a group of nearly 400 cybersecurity experts have come together from across the world. The volunteer organization, […]

Repeat Offenders: Lessons From The Energy Sector

Lightning may not strike the same place twice, but cyber attackers tend to go with what they know works—which makes it all the more dangerous when organizations leave proven vulnerabilities untouched. In the case of the U.S. Department of Energy, cybersecurity practices remain troublingly stagnant. The agency may have the resources to patch holes in […]

Avoiding COVID Cybersecurity Scams

Whether trying to reach you through personal or professional channels, scammers are everywhere, and they’re even more keen to strike amid the COVID-19 pandemic. When causing chaos is the name of the game, an unexpected transition to remote work provides the ideal environment for malicious actors to make an attempt on your information. Just in […]