A Michigan law firm recently told regulators about a hacking incident discovered nearly a year ago that has affected the protected health information of more than 255,000 individuals, including members of a Michigan health plan. Some of the compromised data was a decade old.
In today's dynamic threat environment, security teams must adopt a risk-based approach, prioritizing the most important areas of their organization. They also should not be afraid to seek outside help. Murtaza Hafizji of Bugcrowd discusses the merits of crowdsourced security.
HelpSystems acquired Dutch red-teaming startup Outflank to help critical infrastructure firms more effectively prepare for cyberattacks. The buying of Outflank will provide clients with a broader range of red-teaming software and services thanks to Outflank's tight integration with Cobalt Strike.
Tenable wants to help the cybersecurity industry move away from traditional vulnerability management focused on giving customers a list of vulnerabilities. Instead, CEO Amit Yoran wants to help customers understand their exposure and how they can effectively manage and reduce risk.
Identity and access management giant Okta says some customer data was exposed by the "relentless phishing campaign" that breached Twilio, which it uses to provide some SMS services. Twilio says attackers accessed data for 163 customer organizations.
With healthcare sector entities increasingly transitioning to cloud-based applications, storage and various other third-party hosted services, they must be proactive in addressing a list of associated security risks, U.S. federal authorities urge. What are the top recommendations?
Attackers are attempting to reset the passwords of some DigitalOcean customers, the cloud infrastructure provider says. The email addresses of these customers were likely exposed in a data breach involving Mailchimp, which provided transactional email services for DigitalOcean.
Signal says 1,900 of its customers have been affected by the recent phishing attack on its third-party vendor Twilio. Signal says phone numbers and SMS verification codes of 1,900 customers are compromised, potentially transferring access of these accounts to the attackers.
Security executives at Black Hat USA 2022 discuss the latest cybersecurity trends from confidential computing and unified threat hunting languages to attack surface management and recovery services, social engineering campaigns and blockchain vulnerabilities.
Advanced, a critical software and services vendor to the U.K.'s National Health Service, confirms a ransomware attack by "financially motivated" threat actors is behind an IT outage that is still disrupting various NHS services, including 111. Some disruptions could last for weeks, the company says.
Black Hat USA 2022 opened with somber warnings from Chris Krebs about why application developers, vendors and the government need to solve major industry challenges. Key security executives also discussed DNS visibility, cloud security, patch management, APT strategies and supply chain woes.
It's not enough for medical device makers to provide a software bill of materials - there also needs to be close attention paid to how vulnerabilities in components are communicated and managed, says medical device security expert Ken Hoyme.
As the U.K.'s National Health Service continues to deal with the impact of a cyberattack on one of its critical IT suppliers, the situation underscores the risks posed by vendors - and the need to have business continuity plans ready to deploy.
The U.K.'s National Health Service is experiencing IT outages resulting from a cyberattack on a third-party vendor. Birmingham-based technology provider Advanced's Adastra system supplies digital services for urgent healthcare services number 111.