CrowdStrike, Microsoft Outage Uncovers Big Resiliency Issues
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In the Spotlight: Quality Assurance, Business Resilience, Single Points of Failure Expect the global IT disruptions caused by a bug in CrowdStrike's software to prompt quality assurance questions for the cybersecurity vendor. Experts say the incident also highlights shortcomings in the Windows operating system, as well as many organizations' business resiliency plans ..read more
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Ransomware Remains a Major Threat to Energy
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Median Ransomware Attack Recovery Cost for Critical Infrastructure Is 4X Higher Ransomware remains a major threat to energy, oil/gas and utilities organizations of all sizes around the globe. Our 2024 state of ransomware report reveals that the median recovery costs for two critical infrastructure sectors - energy and water - quadrupled to $3 million over the past year ..read more
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Top 'Privacy by Design' Considerations for Medical Devices
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The interconnectedness of medical devices, which generate data that can be distributed to multiple systems that are often managed by different policies, presents privacy concerns that device manufacturers must address, said Adam Hesse, CEO of Full Spectrum ..read more
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ISMG Editors: AT&T's Ransom Payment in Snowflake Breach
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Also: AI Bots in the Workplace; AI Regulations in the US and EU In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discussed AT&T's alleged ransom payment to hackers following a breach of its Snowflake account, the challenges of using AI bots in the workplace, and the impact of differences in AI regulations in the E.U. and the U.S ..read more
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Healthcare in The Cloud: Detecting and Overcoming Threats to Ensure Continuity & Compliance
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Securing Healthcare: Minimizing Risk in an Ever-Changing Threat Landscape
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Securing Healthcare: Minimizing Risk in an Ever-Changing Threat Landscape ..read more
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Banks and Airlines Disrupted as Mass Outage Hits Windows PCs
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CrowdStrike Confirms Faulty Software Update for Falcon Sensor, Is Deploying Fix Banks, airlines, media giants and others are being disrupted by a mass, global IT outage tied to Windows PCs. While CrowdStrike has issued a workaround tied to a Falcon software update that appears to be the culprit, many IT administrators say it so far remains difficult to implement at scale ..read more
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Cyber Fail: Attack of the Zombie APIs!
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Also: Election Security Dysfunction; the Legacy of Government-Backed Spyware Welcome to "Cyber Fail," where our experts uncover fails so we can all strengthen our defenses. Today, we take on the looming menace of zombie APIs, the terrors of election dysfunction and the scary legacy of government-backed spyware and its impact on privacy rights ..read more
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Why AI and Human Behavior Drive New Urgency for Zero Trust
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How CISOs Can Leverage Zero Trust and AI to Protect Against the Human Element We can't overlook the human factor. The adoption of Zero Trust is a response to the vulnerabilities that human actions can introduce, and AI is expected to bring greater automation to help organizations achieve their cybersecurity objectives faster ..read more
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Operation Spincaster Targets Crypto Pig-Butchering Scams
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Public-Private Effort Based on Intelligence Tied to $162 Million in Crypto Losses A public-private effort with the codename Operation Spincaster is using intelligence related to 7,000 compromised cryptocurrency wallets and $162 million in losses to warn victims, recover funds and disrupt groups involved in crypto-powered approval phishing or pig-butchering scams ..read more
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