Modern cyber criminals are smarter and more innovative than ever – leaving many businesses vulnerable to various forms of attack. With the vast variety of breaches that are now possible, staying secure is a bigger and more urgent challenge than ever. The first step toward staying protected from cyber attacks is to know what the […]
In a world where digital transformation determines winners and losers, businesses continue to create increasingly larger volumes of data, and by way of doing so, have evolved to the point where every organization is now a technology company. Further, it is a time where the most significant source of differentiation an organization has is the […]
Identifying and Preventing Ransomware Threats in Health Care Of the five following industries – retail, government, transportation, finance and health care, which do you think represents the highest risk for a cyberattack? Let’s narrow the choices, it’s not retail, government, transportation or finance – it’s health care.
Technology advancements have revolutionized the healthcare industry, but with security breaches hitting an all-time high and shattering records year after year, what and who do companies have to be wary about? Read on to find out. Insiders are a bigger threat than hackers Protenus is one of the largest security vendors for electronic health records […]
Strict parents can monitor their kids’ online activities, law enforcement officers can see your outgoing messages, and some employers can (unethically) check whether employees are on Facebook during working time. All they need to do is install a keylogger on one’s computing device.
Ransomware has been all over the news since 2015. You’d think we would all know how to deal with it and the fad would be dying by now. Well, that’s what I would think. It turns out that ransomware generates a lot of cash for criminals, an estimated $1 billion in 2016. It also has a low […]
While major corporate breaches and ransomware attacks like WannaCry continue to get the most attention, we are also seeing a rise in attacks that directly target consumers and employees. Lax company privacy measures and poor cyber hygiene make a hacker’s job easy and make us all prime targets.
The WannaCry and Petya ransomware attacks were a huge wakeup call for healthcare organizations to update their security software. Unfortunately, hackers evolve at an incredible rate, and they’ve developed a new ‘Locky-like’ ransomware strain that can catch many in the healthcare industry off guard.
Although many companies still use traditional phones, an increasing number rely on VoIP’s (Voice over Internet Protocol) multi-functionality, which allows employees to make voice calls, conduct video-conferences, and chat. Although many scammers send fraudulent emails to extort money or steal data from businesses, new ‘vishing’ campaigns are proving to be a more efficient way to […]