With new legal, contractual and cybersecurity requirements, the regulatory landscape is constantly changing on both local and national fronts. As a result, compliance can become increasingly difficult, leaving organizations with a certain amount of risk, said James Shreve, partner, Thompson Coburn.
Supply chain attacks once were the exclusive provenance of nation-state hackers, says Eric Foster, strategic advisor to Stairwell. But not anymore. "More and more of those are moving downmarket," he said. "These days every threat would qualify as an advanced and persistent threat."
Every organization has a role in securing the nation and economy. Enterprises should invest in the right controls, partner with public agencies and prioritize security at the board level, advised Eric Goldstein, executive assistant director for cybersecurity of CISA.
The number of malicious package attacks on open source registries such as npm and rubygems has increased significantly from 2021 to 2022, posing a growing security risk to the open source ecosystem. According to Mend research, there has been a 315% increase in the publication of malicious packages to these registries....
Healthcare entities need to think more strategically about managing risk by implementing a robust cybersecurity framework such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology's CSF, said Bob Bastani, cybersecurity adviser at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Supply chain risk has become more critical in the post-pandemic world, and that means you need to ask "much more focused, targeted questions" about your partners, according to Sawan Joshi, director of information security at Cervest, a climate intelligence startup.
A cyber risk quantification startup backed by ex-Cisco CEO John Chambers has raised $50 million to apply ML technology and build more API adapters. The money will allow Safe Security to capitalize on generative AI to help nontechnical leaders better understand their organizations' security postures.
Effective security governance in a healthcare entity is a balancing act that requires sponsorship by top leadership and careful consideration of the concerns of clinicians and others in the organization, according to Eric Liederman and deputy CISO Steven Frank of Kaiser Permanente.
Healthcare entities of all types and sizes could be the next targets of major cybersecurity attacks, said Nitin Natarajan, deputy director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Healthcare firms need to be vigilant against ransomware, DDoS and medical device breaches, he said.
A new Food and Drug Administration policy to "refuse to accept" premarket submissions for new medical devices if they lack of cybersecurity details will help substantially improve the state of legacy devices in the future, said the FDA's Dr. Suzanne Schwartz. Here's a look at the new requirements.
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Microsoft has issued fixes for 114 vulnerabilities, including patching a zero-day flaw being actively exploited by a ransomware group and updating guidance to block a vulnerability from 2013 that was recently exploited for the software supply chain attack on 3CX users, attributed to North Korea.
Apple issued security updates to address two zero-day vulnerabilities being actively exploited in the wild and targeting iPads, Macs and iPhones. Both vulnerabilities can lead to arbitrary code execution, but Apple said it found no exploits related to cybercrime or nation-state groups.
The sheer volume of federal regulations in place makes it almost impossible for agencies to monitor and comply with all of them, much less understand the impact of new ones. Nick Graham of Skyhigh Security explores the many compliance challenges - and how to overcome them.