2018 was a busy year for the cybersecurity sector, as independent cyber-criminals and state-sponsored actors alike further advanced their motives and tactics. Legislators in turn have flipped on the GDPR switch to punish organizations with lax security practices, and many still have a ways to go to achieve compliance.
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Chief Information Officers in government are recognizing the importance of investing in game-changing technologies, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics and blockchain. Spending on cybersecurity is projected to continue to rise as the government recognizes its role as the steward of public data, according to Gartner.
Most IT decision makers agree cybersecurity is the nut to crack in 2019 and beyond, but IT departments are surprisingly permissive with risky internal practices like shadow IT.
The cost of attack mitigation is ascending, and so it the number of organizations under attack. Between 2018 and 2019, most organizations have experienced some type of attack, and only 7% have experienced no attack at all, according to new research.
Does your business include cyber and privacy management in digital transformation "fully from the start"? Are you comfortable with your reporting on metrics for cyber and privacy risk management? These are among the key questions consulting firm PwC wants businesses to answer in 2019.
To enhance private sector awareness, the U.S. government is highlighting the biggest threats faced by American companies from enemy states.
Amid growing fears about cybercrime in healthcare, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released guidelines to healthcare organizations of all types and sizes, ranging from local clinics to large hospital systems.
Strengthening its cybersecurity measures against China and other potential state-sponsored threats, Japan is on track to impose domestic storage of electronic data generated by critical infrastructures like power and water suppliers.
According to some estimates, cybercrime causes 600 billion dollars a year in financial losses. And despite lessons from past incidents, players in all verticals still incur massive damage every year as a result of breaches by hackers.
Despite the risk of tremendous loss in a breach, healthcare providers (HCPs) are slow to build strong cybersecurity defenses around their business.
Nuclear power plants, energy grids, urban water supplies, transportation and traffic control systems, healthcare facilities – these verticals differ in almost every sense, but they do have one thing in common: they are all “critical” infrastructures.
A U.S. House committee has released a staff report that concludes the Equifax breach from 2017 was “entirely preventable.” The report includes many notable findings, including recommendations for the business sector to avoid such incidents in the future.