To promote information sharing in the healthcare industry, Congress should not only foster a collaborative culture, but it should provide financial incentives to organizations committed to sharing threat information, security experts told officials during Congressional Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on healthcare cybersecurity Tuesday. Congress should provide organizations tax breaks for Information Sharing and Analysis […]

Americans aren’t very good at determining if the web site where they’re entering credit card information is encrypted. (Dreamstime)(Photo: Dreamstime / TNS) SAN DIEGO — When it comes to cybersecurity, Americans recognize the need for strong passwords and know that public Wi-Fi hotspots aren’t necessarily safe for online banking or e-commerce. But U.S. adults are […]

China’s cyber warfare sights are reportedly set on disrupting the U.S. military. Defense One reported that in December 2015, China announced it had set up a Strategic Support Force – a version of the U.S. Cyber Command. But the new force’s key focus is building capabilities to disrupt U.S. military operations, Martin Libicki, who leads […]

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If the healthcare industry is to effectively combat the growing threats to its sensitive health data, the besieged sector must strengthen public-private partnerships to more actively coordinate cybersecurity among stakeholders. That’s the consensus of cyber experts who testified before a congressional subcommittee on Tuesday. “Nowhere is the cybersecurity challenge more acute today than in the […]

Air traffic management (ATM) equipment suppliers have seen cybersecurity emerge as a requirement over the last couple of years, an indication of a perceived growing threat. On the one hand, cybercrime—for terrorist and geopolitical purposes—is on the rise. On the other hand, ATM tends to operate as a network—as opposed to an aggregate of distinct […]

A large-scale cyber attack from a group targeting organizations in Japan, the United States, Sweden and many other European countries through IT services providers has been uncovered, the Swedish computer security watchdog said on Wednesday. The cyber attack, uncovered through a collaboration by Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre, PwC and cyber security firm BAE Systems, targeted managed service providers to gain access to […]

To promote information sharing in the healthcare industry, Congress should not only foster a collaborative culture, but it should provide financial incentives to organizations committed to sharing threat information, security experts told officials during Congressional Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on healthcare cybersecurity Tuesday. Congress should provide organizations tax breaks for Information Sharing and Analysis […]

(Bigstock Photo) Cybersecurity startup Critical Informatics has been busy so far in 2017. The company Wednesday announced a flurry of moves, including a new CEO, a $3.25 million funding round, and plans to open a new office in Seattle. Garrett Silver, CEO of Critical Informatics. Critical Informatics is based in Bremerton, Wash., and it focuses on cybersecurity […]