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A new study finds one in every hundred emails sent around the globe has malicious intent.

By Jessica Davis 01:13 pm September 19, 2018
Drafted by the U.K. National Cyber Security Centre, the guidance provides insight into preventing phishing attacks, bolstering third-party management and other security threats.
worker pressing button on fax machine
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:33 pm September 18, 2018
Countries around the globe are dealing with legacy fax machines and the UK organization is looking to get rid of its devices by 2019.
Infant bioprint tool used on infant in hospital
By Mike Miliard 01:39 pm September 13, 2018
University of California San Diego researchers have created a new biometric technology they say could help securely identify children and and even newborns with just the wave of a finger.
Shiny object glass orb perched on rock concept art
By Jessica Davis 09:31 am September 07, 2018
Hackers are constantly innovating attack methods and organizations need to follow suit, by following trends and choosing cybersecurity tools that fit their business needs.
Ryuk ransomware

Credit: HHS Cybersecurity Program report

By Jessica Davis 03:26 pm September 05, 2018
Similar to the notorious SamSam variant that has wreaked havoc on the healthcare sector, the new ransomware only infects crucial assets and resources.
doctor using smartphone
By Bill Siwicki 02:09 pm August 23, 2018
An Internet of Things expert from Travelers discusses equipment maintenance software, smart screens and IoT-linked cabinets.
exterior view of Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Oregon

Credit: M.O. Stevens

By Jessica Davis 02:58 pm August 22, 2018
The hackers went undetected for several weeks at the Portland, Oregon-based health system.
NHS hospital sign in UK
By Jessica Davis 12:59 pm August 21, 2018
Months after all NHS trusts failed security assessments, a new assessment from a think tank found the majority of hospitals still are leaning on handwritten documentation, and often misplace patient records.
Maryland State House in Annapolis

Maryland's state house and capital in Annapolis.

By Jessica Davis 12:48 pm August 16, 2018
While the state program had a security program in place, it lacked sufficient controls over the data and its operation.
FDA building

Credit: FDA.gov

By Jessica Davis 09:53 am August 15, 2018
McAfee researchers show just how easy it is to hack into devices -- but new MedCrypt data shows government guidance may be putting device manufacturers on the right trajectory to shore up this real threat.

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