healthcare

“Hackers are becoming more sophisticated and we expect to see greater frequency and intensity of cyberattacks in healthcare,” CynergisTek CEO Mac McMillan said in a statement. “The NIST CSF gives healthcare organizations the framework they need to build the resilience that 21st century healthcare is going to require.”

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Corporate boards, especially those of public companies, are facing increased scrutiny and liability exposure in relation to cybersecurity and data privacy. While companies continue to gather and store large amounts of data, they are also more and more likely to be subject to a damaging cyberattack or data breach.

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With malware a constant threat across the internet – it's projected to cost the world six trillion dollars annually by 2021, according to Steve Morgan of the Cybersecurity Business Report – businesses need strong cybersecurity practices to keep networks and user’s devices secure from threats.

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CFO and CMO

I’d say there is one thing that should be the top priority for every executive—cyber security.

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zero trust

Let me explain what zero trust is in very simple terms. We inherently trust too much in our environment and our inclination to trust too many things has really led to us relying upon forms of security which are really not helping us in the new world order. This is especially true when we allow employees and outside users certain access to our system, such as uploading a document to a @Salesforce org.

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new requirements

Public companies received new guidance from the SEC on Wednesday on the disclosures they should make related to cybersecurity. The previous guidance, issued in October 2011, stated that companies may be obligated to disclose cybersecurity risks and incidents, but it did not provide specific disclosure requirements. The increasing number and severity of cybersecurity incidents has led the […]

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helpful tips

5 helpful tips to help you talk to your boss about cyber security. Learn to manage upwards and get your security needs met. One of the hardest things IT workers deal with is talking to your boss about Cyber Security. Maybe you report to a manager, a director or even the C-Suite itself. Regardless, this […]

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winter games 2018

PYEONGCHANG (REUTERS) – Several US cyber security firms said on Monday (Feb 12) that they had uncovered a computer virus dubbed “Olympic Destroyer” that was likely used in an attack on Friday’s opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games. Games Organisers confirmed the attack on Sunday, saying that it affected Internet and television services but did […]

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An Olympic cyber attack could occur. A security expert has stated that the games, which are beginning tomorrow in Pyeongyang, could be under threat from cyber terrorists A CYBER-SECURITY expert has revealed that the Winter Olympics provides a “significant security challenge” thanks to the threat of hackers targeting athletes and support staff. It is understood […]

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SOX cybersecurity

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (known as SOX) went into effect in 2002 to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors and fraudulent practices of organizations. It was also tailored to improve the accuracy of corporate disclosures. To remain SOX compliant, organizations must have effective security controls in place to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability […]

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