As the first anniversary of the Wannacry ransomware attack draws closer, a new report from global security company Trend Micro examines the areas of vulnerabilities and threats related to the healthcare industry. The report looks at ways to help healthcare organisations understand, measure and mitigate their information security risks.
Through the research, Trend Micro has uncovered that12 months on, despite additional resources being put into many healthcare systems, the scare of WannaCry may not have resulted in more secure healthcare environments. Instead, the report finds that many critical systems and devices exposed, making them a potential target for another major attack.
The full report can be seen here
Secure Working From Home During Coronavirus
In the wake of the coronavirus, many organisations internationally are allowing people to work from home to lessen the risk of contagion, but is this wise from a cybersecurity point of view? While companies generally have a cybersecurity policy in place that governs the use of anti-virus and firewall protection, individuals without any tech knowledge could fall foul of cybercriminals.read more
Crypto Miners, Targeted Ransomware Dominate the Threat Landscape
Twenty-eight per cent of all organisations worldwide were impacted by malicious multi-purpose botnets and targeted ransomware attacks rose by 20% according to Check Point Research, the Threat Intelligence and Research arm of Check Point Software.read more
Kaspersky's Top 7 Mobile Security Threats in 2020
Mobile device security threats are on the rise. In 2014, Kaspersky detected almost 3.5 million pieces of malware on more than 1 million user devices.read more
SEC Releases Guide To Combat Cybersecurity Threats
The Securities and Exchange Commission has released a guide to best practices to combat cybersecurity infractions, data loss and privacy breaches.read more