Helping Healthcare Providers To Keep Their Data HIPAA Compliant

During the first half of 2017, cybercrooks were at it again. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the sad balance stands at 149 breaches affecting a total of nearly 2.7 million individuals. The 5 Largest US Health Data Breaches in H1, 2017 Entity # Individuals Affected Breach Type Commonwealth Health 697,800 …

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Why Breach and Attack Simulation Platform Should Be an Integral Part of Your Cybersecurity Arsenal

Cyber-attacks are making cyberspace an increasingly hostile environment for organizations. Despite having security solutions in place, defending against breaches is becoming more and more difficult, as recent cyber-attacks such as WannaCry have shown. Organizations are investing heavily in cybersecurity, and will invest even more in the coming years. IDC predicts that worldwide revenues for security-related …

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Web Applications Vulnerability Is Everyone’s Responsibility

When organizations worry about their cyber security, they focus on ransomware attacks, employees opening (spear) phishing emails or clicking on malicious banners and links on websites. But there is another danger that is often underestimated – the web applications of your own organization could harbor vulnerabilities and security issues. This happens more often than you …

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What CopyKittens Can Teach Us About Cyber-security

Thanks to the experts at ClearSky Cyber Security and Trend Micro, a highly professional cyber spy ring, known as CopyKittens, was exposed in an operation with the codename “Wilted Tulip”. The detailed report published on July 25th 2017, paints an alarming picture. CopyKittens has been active since 2013, maybe even longer, causing havoc worldwide. The …

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Petya, NotPetya call it the way you like, it is still Ransomware!

Tuesday June 27th, just a little over than a month had past since the Wannacry ransomware campaign and in just a few hours multiple reports of a worldwide outbreak regarding a new ransomware campaign, some say it is a new variant of “Petya” others call it “NotPetya”. The new Petya ransomware variant infections broke out …

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Cyber-Crime Rising

Cyber-Crime is on the Rise! As part of its annual routine, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released on June 21st 2017 its 2016 Internet Crime Report, describing the numbers and types of cyber-crimes reported to IC3. The report shows that during 2016, the IC3 received a total of 298,728 complaints with reported losses …

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Have You Been Phished Today?

The rise of cyber-attacks on organizations via the email vector is continuously escalating. As we have seen recently, hospitals, transit companies, financial institutions, academic institutions, telecommunication companies and many others were all victims. Cyber criminals have become more advanced, sophisticated and dynamic than ever and they are constantly attacking irrespectively to geographical location or nationality, …

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Academy Exposed: Cyber Attacker’s Preferred Target

Cyber-attacks and information breaches within the academic sector have received much less media attention than attacks on health, financial and industrial sectors. Nevertheless, based on a number of reports since 2014, academic institutions are part of the 3 most targeted sectors. Furthermore, attacks against academic institutions have been around for over 3 decades, and they …

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