Cybersecurity

How knowing the difference between Petya and NotPetya can help security pros block malware

The latest ransomworm attack is not over and, in fact, is already causing permanent damage.The infosec lexicon got a new phrase in the wake of the Petya NotPetya attacks: Ransomworm. Not to to be confused with ransomware, NotPetya is a uniquely disguised and damaging attack on an organizations information systems and data. Just as important,

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Healthcare Cybersecurity: 10 Tips for Keeping Private Health Data Secure

Healthcare data is some of the most sensitive personal information that exists today. It is also one of the most sought after and most frequently breached data types. For organizations across the healthcare industry, protecting health data is proving to be increasingly challenging.Healthcare providers and their business partners must balance protecting patient privacy while delivering

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Hospitals need to be better prepared for a cyberattack against the nations power grid

Hospitals already have their hands full fighting off sector-specific cyberattacks, but a new warning from researchers indicates the industry needs to do more to prepare for the ripple effects of a cyberattack against the nations power grid. Automation has made the energy industry more vulnerable and failure rates among hospital backup generators are too high.

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Trapping Hackers

The “art of deception network” provides an added dimension to the protection of sensitive health information. This new method uses little bits of code placed at strategic points throughout a network to lure cyberattackers, slow their progress and ultimately trap them. A deception network is numerous sets of lures or traps strategically placed throughout real

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A Cybersecurity Best Practices Playbook for Healthcare Organizations

After the WannaCry ransomware attacks, healthcare organizations everywhere are taking another look at their cybersecurity defenses. But the saying goes that often the best defense is a good offense, and alongside keeping security patches up to date and protecting specifically against ransomware, organizations should take an opportunity to ensure they are looking at lessons learned

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