Cybersecurity

50 Million Facebook Accounts Breached

“Attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook’s code that impacted ‘View As,’ a feature that lets people see what their own profile looks like to someone else,” Facebook says in a statement posted Friday. “This allowed them to steal Facebook access tokens, which they could then use to take over people’s accounts. Access tokens are the

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Facebook Submits GDPR Breach Notification to Irish Watchdog

Whoever breached Facebook was able to exploit, in part, a privacy feature on the site. Facebook, however, says it’s still investigating whether this attack was targeted. It’s unclear too how many third-party services that allow single sign-on via Facebook may also have been breached.”We’ve notified the Irish Data Protection Commission in accordance with our obligations

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How’s your cybersecurity posture? Answer these 5 crucial security questions

Drafted by the U.K. National Cyber Security Centre, the guidance provides insight into preventing phishing attacks, bolstering third-party management and other security threats. Nearly 70 percent of board members from the largest U.K firms reportedly have received no training to deal with cyber incidents, and 10 percent dont have a cyber-response plan, according to a

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The Case for a Cybersecurity Framework

Read on to learn about the value of attending HIMSS19 from the unique perspective of our members and partners. Listen to Bayardo Alvarez, director of information technology at Boston PainCare Center, and Sean Murphy, vice president and CISO at Premera Blue Cross, talk with the Code Red podcast about protecting your patients and organization with

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Hospital Insider PHI Theft Case: Lessons to Learn

Key insider theft prevention steps, some security experts say, include conducting an enterprisewide risk assessment, adequately vetting staff members who have access to PHI and implementing behavioral analytics to track unusual access to patient information.In court papers filed in a U.S. federal court in New York, prosecutors alleged that Orlando Jemmott, a former emergency department

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