Healthcare: Phishing, Ransomware & the Quantum Leap

Healthcare: Phishing, Ransomware & the Quantum Leap

In the rapidly evolving arena of healthcare cybersecurity, frontline defenses are continually tested by sophisticated phishing and ransomware attacks. Insights from the 2023 HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey, released this month, illuminate this battlefield, revealing that 58.52 percent of healthcare organizations pinpointed email phishing as the initial breach point, with spear-phishing (31.44 percent) and SMS phishing … Read more

8 Tips to Help You Guard Against Phishing

8 Tips to Help You Guard Against Phishing

This month’s security awareness tips concern an increasingly common, sophisticated, and dangerous threat: phishing. Phishing is a form of cyberattack whereby the attacker sends fraudulent communications (email, text, phone calls, social media messages, etc.) in an attempt to trick the user into divulging critical personally identifiable information or other sensitive information or personal data such … Read more

Ransomware: Best Practices for Critical Infrastructure Companies

Ransomware: Best Practices for Critical Infrastructure Companies

This month, the Colonial Pipeline paid a $4.4 million ransom to malicious cyber actors who hacked their information technology network to steal data. Would you have done the same? The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) report that these criminals deployed DarkSide ransomware against the pipeline company’s network. … Read more

Employee Cyber Security Training

Employee Cyber Security Training

Employee Cyber Security Training Do your employees lack cyber security training? Human error is one of the greatest threats to organizational security – after all, you’re only as strong as your weakest link, and people are your first line of defense. The best way to ensure that your entire workforce is prepared to thwart malicious … Read more