Microsoft is warning that an exploit with the magnitude of the WannaCry attack that crippled computers worldwide two years ago could be imminent if people fail to patch a high-severity vulnerability.
Social engineering is an insidious – and highly successful – method of data theft. Training users to spot social engineering attacks is the key to beating them.
With the irreplaceable, highly sensitive customer data (and finances) stored within their networks, it’s no surprise that banks are one of the top targets for cyber attacks today. However, what’s even more surprising is that millions of banks are at an extremely high risk of attack and they often don’t even realize it.
When you hear the term ‘healthcare cybersecurity,’ your mind probably thinks of data and computers and all of the hackers and malware that are trying to corrupt networks across the globe.
However, Healthcare Cybersecurity is as much about your employees as it is the technology. A large number of breaches are due to the simple mishandling of information by employees who are simply not paying attention.
With sophisticated hackers, compliance regulations and security tools that fail, security departments are undeniably overwhelmed with data security. And that’s just the data security part of what they do.
With cybersecurity attacks and costly data breaches on the rise, and a wide range of industries being targeted, companies of all sizes should be preparing for the worst. Just as we prepare for a natural disaster, companies should prepare for a cybersecurity disaster, and in both instances, proper planning, preparation and practicing potential scenarios is key.