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Almost 12,000 Records Compromised in Two New Ransomware Attacks

In the past two weeks, two further healthcare organizations have announced that they have experienced ransomware attacks that potentially resulted in the protected health information of patients being accessed by cybercriminals. A combined 11,843 patient records were exposed in the two attacks. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Hippa Journal Read More »

Palo Alto Networks Announces New Cloud-Based Security Service

Palo Alto Networks has announced GlobalProtect™ cloud service, a new offering that provides the Palo Alto Networks next-generation security infrastructure as a cloud-based service for remote offices and mobile users. The new Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect cloud service will enable customers to utilize the preventive capabilities of the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform, including application visibility and control, Threat ... Read More »

FireMon Announces Industry’s First Intelligent Cloud Security Management Solution

FireMon today announced that its market leading Intelligent Security Management, which helps organizations worldwide centrally manage their on-premises firewalls, is available for cloud and native cloud firewalls. From traditional, on-premises or cloud firewalls such as Juniper Networks®, Palo Alto Networks® or Cisco®, to native cloud security controls like Amazon Web Services, regardless of what an enterprise’s security environment looks like, ... Read More »

Emma Watson Taking Legal Action Over Private Photos Stolen In ‘Hack’

Emma Watson, the actress, is taking legal action after private photographs of her were stolen in a suspected hacking attack. The pictures of the Beauty And The Beast star show her trying on outfits during a fitting. But her spokesman, who could give no details on who stole the images, made it clear they did not show the actress nude – contrary to rumours ... Read More »

Popular Teen Quiz App Wishbone Has Been Hacked, Exposing Tons of User Information

Hackers have stolen 2.2 million email addresses and 287,000 cellphone numbers from Wishbone users, many of whom are young women under the age of 18. A popular social networking app that allows users to create and vote on simple two-choice quizzes lost millions of users records, including more than 2 million email addresses and full names, and almost 300,000 cellphone ... Read More »

The Evolution of CISO & CIO

Rick Orloff, CSO,

Data security is a big deal. You know it, I know it, and it is hard to argue at this point in time, that unless you’re living off the grid, data security is a universal value. On an almost daily basis, data breaches and their severe, far-reaching consequences are reported in the news, leaving organisations on a multinational scale in ... Read More »

Registration now open for the annual IT Security CISO Debates and Conference

The IT Security Guru is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the IT Security CISO Debates and Conference with a comprehensive line up of topics from tackling the skills gap to GDPR, how to prevent a data breach from destroying your reputation and the Internet of Things. The UK’s top CISOs and global IT Security Association Leaders ... Read More »

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer waives 2016 bonus in wake of data breaches

In the wake of the Yahoo attack late last year, where the theft of more than 500 million user account from 2014 was discovered, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has decided to waive her 2016 bonus after an investigation into the attack by the board. Yahoo’s top Lawyer, Ronald S. Bell, has also resigned for his part in the mishandling of ... Read More »

Donald Trump owns 3,600 Domains

CNNMoney has carried out an investigation on Donald Trump’s online portfolio of domain names and found that he has 3,643 websites that range from to CNNMoney investigated 20 years of internet records using Domain name search tool DomainTools. Before he reached the White House, Trump’s company had laid claim to at least 3,643 website domains. The buying spree continued as ... Read More »

Majority of global healthcare enterprises using cloud, big data and IoT without securing sensitive data

Thales has announced the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Healthcare Edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. The fifth annual report indicates global healthcare IT professionals are confronting a rapidly changing, challenging landscape, with 66% of respondents experiencing a data breach and 88% feeling vulnerable as a result. In response, 73% are increasing IT security ... Read More »