Triaging modern medicine’s cybersecurity issues

The Parallax

Hackers often talk about practicing good “cybersecurity hygiene” : making sure that basic standards, such as using unique passwords for each log-in, are met. ”—Jacki Monson, chief privacy and information security officer, Sutter Health. READ MORE ON MEDICAL SECURITY.

Why health care cybersecurity is in ‘critical condition’

The Parallax

government-sponsored Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force delivered more than 100 recommendations to the Department of Homeland Security to make medical technology more resistant to hackers. READ MORE FROM ‘NO PANACEA FOR MEDICAL CYBERSECURITY’.

How hackers are approaching medical cybersecurity

The Parallax

READ MORE ON MEDICAL CYBERSECURITY. Dr. Paul Pugsley’s medical cybersecurity crisis in the Emergency Room was part of a simulation at the CyberMed Summit 2018 to teach doctors about complications that can arise from cyberattacks against medical devices and hospitals.

Georgia bill could stifle the state’s booming cybersecurity community

The Parallax

A new bill winding its way through the Georgia state senate has cybersecurity experts on alert. As Senate Bill 315 is currently written, academics and independent security researchers alike could be subject to prosecution in Georgia alongside malicious hackers.

Netflix Information Security: Preventing Credential Compromise in AWS

Netflix TechBlog

Today, we would like to share two additional layers of security: API enforcement and metadata protection. For more information on how the AWS services mentioned work, see the Background section at the end of this post. This is because AWS API calls go directly to the internet.

AWS 82

6 cybersecurity trends we’re thankful for

The Parallax

You might think of cybersecurity professionals as tech’s collective “ watchers on the wall ”—the guardians who let you know when doom is coming. Here are six things on the cybersecurity and privacy front we’re glad that organizations are helping consumers become more aware of than ever before.

Trends 165

The state of IoT security: OWASP Top Ten highlights challenges

TechBeacon

How has the security of the Internet of Things evolved in recent years? Security, Information Security, Internet of Things (IoT), Information Security (Info Sec TechBeacon last visited the topic in 2017 and found the picture to be troubling at best. Now, for the first time since 2014, OWASP has updated its own Top Ten list of IoT Vulnerabilities.

IoT 73

How to secure ‘Internet exposed’ Apache Hadoop

Cloudera Engineering

From what we know, an unknown number of hackers scanned for internet-accessible installations that had been set up using the default, non-secure configuration. The post How to secureInternet exposed’ Apache Hadoop appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog.

Will blockchain revolutionize the Internet of Things?

CTOvision

Read why Megan Ray Nichols says that blockchain technology can be used to revolutionize the Internet of Things on Euro Scientist : Here is an interesting convergence no one is talking about – blockchain technology and Internet of Things. Blockchain technology is essentially a secure, distributed ledger that can serve as the foundation for many systems. […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO Internet of Things News

How the Internet of Things is Influencing a New Cybersecurity Era

CTOvision

Cybersecurity is the new chief concern for every organization. Most companies have thus resulted in the internet of things, and it's cybersecurity features to help keep their digital assets safe. Artificial Intelligence Cyber Security NewsRecent global attacks like Wannacry and NotPetya have proved that hackers aren’t sparing any institution in their latest show of might.

IoT 87

Mueller’s indictment of election hackers a cybersecurity ‘wake-up call’

The Parallax

As Dave Aitel, former NSA cybersecurity analyst and the current chief security technical officer of cybersecurity company Cyxtera tells The Parallax, the details of the indictment indicate the high level of confidence the Justice Department has in its charges. Regardless of U.S.

Internet Two Seeks Chief Cyberinfrastructure Security Officer

CTOvision

Chief Cyberinfrastructure Security Officer. Position Summary: The Internet2 Chief Cyberinfrastructure Security Officer (CCSO) is the leader responsible for establishing the cyberinfrastructure security strategy and direction for Internet2′s global infrastructure programs. The CCSO provides leadership for the Internet2 cyber security program through strong working relationships and collaboration across the staff and community, including policy and operational areas.

The Internet of (Secure) Things – Embedding Security in the IoT

CTOvision

We’re seeing a glimmer of the future – the Internet of Things (IoT) – where anything and everything is or contains a sensor that can communicate over the network/Internet. With these burgeoning capabilities, there needs to be some focus on cyber security. By George Romas.

Software Defined Perimeter, Cloud Security Alliance: Coca-Cola Case Study

CTOvision

One of the many topics coved at the event was software defined perimeter and cloud security alliance. Some of the issues discussed include the Internet of things, hacktivists and cyber attacks. Next Steps for the Cybersecurity Framework (vormetric.com).

Scale and Speed with Cyber Security

CTOvision

Dealing with the scale that the internet can deliver, has unfortunately left us with a series of other non-optimal cyber security approaches and solutions. In cybersecurity we’re have a hard time dealing with scale. Out of all the problems to deal with subverting bureaucracy to enable security scaling is the hardest. All three when synchronized create strong feedback loops and learning curves for the enterprise leading to a strengthened cyber security posture.

2017 in cybersecurity and privacy news

The Parallax

From rampant ransomware to the Equifax breach to geopolitical machinations, it’s hard not to be a cynic about the past 12 months of security and privacy news. The Spanish government, on the other hand, seems to have figured out how to use the Internet against its citizens.

Panera Bread’s feckless security puts consumers at risk

The Parallax

Security researcher Dylan Houlihan says he notified Panera Bread, a chain of more than 2,000 stores in the United States, of a website vulnerability in August 2017. How to attack security issues like Google and Microsoft just did.

Net Threats: Internet Openness in Danger

CTOvision

Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “ Net Threats ”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security.

.Net 90

Securing voting machines means raising funds

The Parallax

When the Senate failed to move the Secure Elections Act forward in August because of White House concerns over states’ rights , coupled with funding concerns, the United States lost its best chance this year of taking steps toward patching voting machines. Why current funding to secure U.S.

NSA leader to hackers: Cybersecurity’s a team sport

The Parallax

LAS VEGAS—It wasn’t so long ago that DefCon attendees enthusiastically engaged in the conference pastime “ Spot the Fed ”—clearly separating themselves from employees of federal organizations like the National Security Agency, if not demonizing them. Cybersecurity really is a team sport.

Sport 152

What You Need To Know About The Administration’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan

CTOvision

The Whitehouse released a plan on 9 Feb 2016 that should be read and understood by cybersecurity professionals everywhere. As for the plan, here are the key points, taken from the Factsheet titled " Cybersecurity National Action Plan ": The plan calls for establishing a "Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity." The plans calls for the creation of a federal chief information security officer. Bob Gourley.

5 Questions Retailers Should Ask Before Using The Internet Of Things In Stores

CTOvision

Read Kass Dawson list five questions that every retailer who intends to use Internet of Things connected devices in their stores should be ready for on Ad Age : McKinsey estimates that by 2025, the potential economic impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) in retail could be anywhere from $410 billion to $1.2 CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things News

Update On The Megatrend of the Internet of Things

CTOvision

In this post we dive deeper into the Internet of Things. Today's Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things goes far beyond that. Bob Gourley. There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT.

Event: Cybersecurity: Internet of Things The Cost of Convenience in the Digital Age

CTOvision

On Tuesday June 5th from 6:30-8:30pm an event focused on cybersecurity of the Internet of Things will feature an interesting discussion by three panelists who know the many nuances of this critically important topic. CTO Events Internet of Things NewsThe discussion topic is "The Cost of Convenience in the Digital Age" Speakers include Camille Stewart, a cyber and technology attorney, [.].

Karamba’s bold quest to secure connected cars

The Parallax

Here, and on the much larger urban byways of Moscow, Bogota, Shanghai, or any global city where car congestion has risen in the new century, vehicles are increasingly connected to the Internet. That’s the scenario Karamba Security is trying to prevent.

Naturally Better Security: Leveraging the power of nature to enhance Internet security

CTOvision

Nature is now providing engineers with the missing link that can help with the most vexing challenge of our age: enabling both security and functionality in our interconnected IT systems. The next generation of cybersecurity is being enabled by the quantum nature of the universe itself. Next generation cybersecurity is needed right now. Security solutions are run on end devices, in networks, on servers, in the cloud and everywhere in between. CTO Cyber Security News

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For October 19th, 2018

High Scalability

four petabytes : added to Internet Archive per year; 60,000 : patents donated by Microsoft to the Open Invention Network; 30 million : DuckDuckGo daily searches; 5 seconds : Google+ session length; 1 trillion : ARM device goal; $40B : Softbank investment in 5G; 30 : Happy Birthday IRC!;

CTOvision Assessment On The Megatrend of the Internet of Things

CTOvision

You can remember them all with the mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the Internet of Things. Today's Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things goes […]. CTO Internet of Things News

More Questions than Answers from Data Breach Report

CTOvision

The American media has never paid more attention to data breaches and cybersecurity than it does today. Major breaches in the last year  at large companies like Target and eBay  have made information security discussions more worrying and more widespread, albeit still not universally understood. billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, security researchers say  news that should not be taken lightly.

Time To Spread The Word on Internet of Things Dangers: Read what FBI and DHS Cyber Centers Need Us All To Know

CTOvision

The DHS National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) is playing an increasingly important role in collaborating across multiple sectors of the economy and across government in sharing important advisories and alerts.

Pew Report: The Internet of Things

CTOvision

The Pew Research Center Internet Project, one of the current initiatives overseen by Pew Research, is attempting to mark the World Wide Web’s 25 th anniversary with a thorough look at the Internet’s future. The most recent report is called the Internet of Things , a phrase for modern devices that feed data back and forth – including wearables, smartphones, appliances, vehicles, and computers. What Will the Internet Be Like in 2025? By ShannonPerry.

Symantec Government Symposium 11 March 2014 at the Renaissance Hotel Washington DC

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley DC seems to have a cyber security related event every week. Here are details from the invite: Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to join 1500 IT leaders and innovators on March 11 to collaborate and discuss the top issues in IT security and management.

Tracking The Megatrend of the Internet of Things

CTOvision

In this post we dive deeper into the Internet of Things. Today's Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things goes far beyond that. CTO Internet of Things News Trends IoTBob Gourley.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For August 3rd, 2018

High Scalability

Department of Homeland Security has designated 16 sectors of infrastructure as 'critical', and 14 of them depend on GPS. Stacey Higginbotham : a startup in France called GreenWaves Technologies has built a dedicated chip for the Internet of Things.

An Update on the Megatrend of the Internet of Things

CTOvision

In this post we dive deeper into the Internet of Things. Today's Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things goes far beyond that. CTO Internet of Things NewsBob Gourley.

Updating CTOvision Assessments on Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things and Cybersecurity

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things Mobile NewsBob Gourley. One of the enjoyable things about estimating the future is there is always a new consideration. It is a dynamic task that is never done. This is especially true in analyzing the future of enterprise technology, where things are moving incredibly fast.

Inform Your Cybersecurity Strategy With Lessons From July 1861

CTOvision

CTO Cyber Security Cyber War Internet of Things News smart cityWhen I was the Director of Intelligence for DoD's first joint cyber defense organization (JTF-CND) our Commander (At the time, Army Major General Dave Bryan) and our J5 (Marine LTC Mike Davis) organized a visit for the senior staff to the Manassas Battlefield Park of Virginia. The purpose was not just team building, but to [.].

What You Need To Know About Mary Meeker’s 2017 State of the Internet Report

CTOvision

Her yearly report on the state of the Internet (available at Internet Trends Report and embedded below) provides context relevant to just about every enterprise decision-maker. Growth in Internet connectivity is also slowing. Same with Internet connectivity. Bob Gourley.

Xage to use blockchain for IoT security, innovation can compromise cybersecurity, Qualcomm announces breakthrough in 5G chips, Google’s Blockchain push, and critical look at US efforts to regulate Internet of Things

CTOvision

The following are some of the enterprise tech topics we are tracking: Xage secures $12 million Series A for IoT security solution on blockchain Blockchain and Internet of Things are both pretty hot topics right now. Palo Alto-based Xage is combining both blockchain and Internet of Things to provide hack-proof security for connected devices.

How experts plan to secure the 2020 election

The Parallax

But even with a few races still undecided , experts say election officials should be taking steps now to better secure the vote for the next presidential election, in two years. Higher voter turnout certainly didn’t ease election cybersecurity challenges.

Backup 133