Congress is considering how to help beef up the healthcare sector's preparedness and response to cyber threats. But why is there so much confusion about the role of the Department of Health and Human Services?
Government and defence are facing an unprecedented threat from cyber-attack. In the communication infrastructure, files or documents are an essential tool for citizen-to-government and real-time information sharing between networks of varying security classifications and enclaves.
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European computer security researchers say they have discovered vulnerabilities that relate to two techniques used to encrypt emails: PGP and S/MIME. Security experts recommend all PGP users immediately delete or disable their PGP tools, pending a full fix.
Thirty-four companies have signed on to the Microsoft-led Cybersecurity Tech Accord, which is aimed at protecting civilians from cybercriminal and state-sponsored attacks. The agreement crucially includes a pledge not to help governments with cyberattacks
Processing and parsing intelligence from all sources - external and internal, structured and abstract - across three important categories is essential to a proactive, predictive threat intelligence framework, says Verizon's Ashish Thapar
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The White House, fearing China is spying on phone calls, has suggested that the U.S. government take a primary role in marshaling the development of secure 5G networks. But would nationalizing 5G networks make them more secure?
An assessment on whether North Korea is behind the WannaCry ransomware attacks leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, the co-author of NIST's revised Trustworthy Email special publication discusses changes in the guidance.
The healthcare industry (hospitals in particular) is one of the top industries targeted for cybercrime. Given the high value of a stolen healthcare record, motivated adversaries will continue to go where the money is.
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The HITRUST Cyber Threat Xchange played a role in making U.S. healthcare organizations aware of the worldwide WannaCry ransomware campaign early enough to help them thwart the threat, says HITRUST's Elie Nasrallah.
Email, which is too easily spoofed, phished or taken over, remains a leading cybersecurity risk. But finally, after years of pushing, the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance standard, or DMARC is helping to bolster email security, says Phil Reitinger, CEO of the Global Cyber Alliance.
Adoption of the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance - or DMARC - standard is very low in the healthcare sector, and broader use could greatly reduce phishing risks, according to a new study.