It's critical for healthcare sector entities considering - or already using - generative AI applications to create an extensive threat modeling infrastructure and understand all attack vectors, said Mervyn Chapman, principal consultant at consulting and managed services firm Ahead.
Rising worries about the digital security of nongovernmental organizations in the Asia-Pacific region haven't translated into robust adoption of basic measures, shows data from a survey of more than 1,500 regional NGOs. NGOs attract hackers for motives including espionage, opposition and data theft.
President and CEO Sudhakar Ramakrishna says SolarWinds has done massive work implementing security into the build process since the company was hacked in late 2020. Testing, validating and qualifying the integrity of the company's source code has required significant effort, Ramakrishna tells ISMG.
A host of emerging technologies - including artificial intelligence, 5G cellular, quantum computing, nanomedicine and smart hospitals - offer the potential to revolutionize healthcare, but organizations must carefully evaluate the security risks, federal authorities warn.
Thoma Bravo is eyeing its third take-private security deal of 2022, initiating talks with Darktrace months after agreeing to buy SailPoint and Ping Identity. The cybersecurity AI firm says it's in early discussions with private equity giant Thoma Bravo on a possible cash offer for the business.
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.
Halborn raised $90 million to expand its audit and penetration testing services and more effectively safeguard the crypto industry. The proceeds will bolster its protection for cryptocurrency lending protocols and better defend the money flowing into and out of the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued revamped draft guidance providing updated and detailed recommendations for how medical device makers should address cybersecurity risk in the premarket of their products, especially as the threat landscape continues to evolve.
The integration of third-party components and software is an increasingly critical area of security risk that needs more attention from medical device manufacturers, says Anura Fernando, global head of medical device security at safety certification firm UL.
The year is ending with a cybersecurity bang - not whimper - due to the widespread prevalence of the Apache Log4j vulnerability. Researchers warn that at least 40% of corporate networks have been targeted by attackers seeking to exploit the flaw. More than 250 vendors have already issued security advisories.
Tom Kellermann calls it a new "Twilight Zone" - an era in which cybersecurity adversaries can unleash destructive attacks that manipulate time, data, audio and video. The cybersecurity strategist shares insights and analysis from his latest Global Incident Response Threat Report.
The Israeli government paid a visit on Wednesday to NSO Group, the company whose spyware is alleged to have been covertly installed on the mobile devices of journalists and activists. The visit comes as Israel faces growing pressure to see if NSO Group's spyware, called Pegasus, has been misused.
Dan Kaminsky, a renowned security researcher, died last week at age 42. He gained cybersecurity fame in 2008 after discovering and helping to coordinate a patch for a massive security flaw in the internet's Domain Name System.
More precise and pervasive cybersecurity threat modeling during manufacturers' development of medical devices - and also during the regulatory product review process - is critical for risk mitigation, says Kevin Fu, new acting director of medical device cybersecurity at the FDA.
Will recent U.S. indictments of several alleged Iranian hackers - as well as government sanctions against an APT group - have a deterrent effect? Security experts share their opinions on the impact of these actions.