Privacy & Security

Petya attacks
By Jessica Davis 12:18 pm July 18, 2017
After a hospital had to replace infected IT systems, now FedEx is the second organization to admit the drastic impact of the wiper malware.
Phishing attack on UC Davis Health
By Jessica Davis 11:01 am July 17, 2017
An employee responded to a phishing email with login credentials, which officials said the hacker used to view patient data and send emails to other staff requesting large sums of money.
buzzwords CIOs IT pros hate
By Tom Sullivan 09:09 am July 17, 2017
From a job killing acronym to tech trends they're sick of hearing, prominent technologists share the least-liked, most-overused idioms, slang and jargon.
security and machine learning
By Bill Siwicki 03:21 pm July 14, 2017
The company turned to a behavior-based security system that knows users by what they use and how they use it.
snare cyberattackers
By Bill Siwicki 12:53 pm July 14, 2017
The emerging approach uses code to lure hackers, slow their progress and ultimately trap them.
verizon data breach
By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm July 13, 2017
As many as 14 million U.S. customers of the telecommunications company were exposed after a user mistake caused a database to go public online.
By Mike Miliard 03:10 pm July 13, 2017
Microsoft's hefty investments in cloud security were a big reason for the partnership, the nonprofit group said.
data breach
By Jessica Davis 11:40 am July 13, 2017
A Bupa employee -- who has since been fired -- copied private information from global health insurance policies, which cover those who frequently travel or work overseas.
ransomware tech
By Bill Siwicki 10:35 am July 13, 2017
The new system is designed to bring heavy automation to ransomware reconnaissance and remediation.
happy IT professionals
By Bill Siwicki 03:00 pm July 12, 2017
These days, healthcare CIOs need to be especially concerned with whether their CISOs and other cybersecurity professionals are happy in their jobs.

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