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MedStar Shuts Systems After Cyberattack

A March 28 cyberattack that may have involved ransomware forced MedStar Health, a 10-hospital system serving Maryland and the Washington, D.C. area, to shut down many of its systems to avoid the spread of the malware…

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Harnessing your inner SIEM

The buzzword in 2015 was cyber threat intelligence (CTI) – everyone wanted useful data and analytical tools for next-gen cyber security to detect and respond to threats faster. The industry responded by providing a plethora of CTI products. Matt Willems,…

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LogRhythm expanding Boulder presence to accommodate growth

Fast-growing cybersecurity firm LogRhythm Inc. is adding more real estate in Boulder, with another 50 employees expected to come onboard locally this year…

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An ex-Ofcom employee stole commercially sensitive data about the UK’s major TV broadcasters – and then offered it to one of them

Ofcom has admitted that a former employee stole data from the regulator exposing commercially sensitive information about the UK’s biggest TV companies…

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UK businesses fail at security awareness

UK organizations are putting their reputation, customer trust and competitive advantage at greater risk by failing to provide their staff with effective security awareness and capability to defend against cyber attacks…

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Not in my house: Amazon’s unencrypted devices a sitting target, cybersecurity experts say

The news landed like a record scratch Thursday, when security industry heavyweights gathered at the RSA conference in San Francisco heard Amazon plans to stop protecting the data customers store on its tablets and other devices with a technology called…

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Only 28% of cyber-attacks are reported by UK biz

Research from the Institute of Directors (IoD) and Barclays says that only 43 percent of the nearly 1,000 IoD members polled know where their data is physically stored. The research said, “This is a truly frightening statistic. It effectively means…

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Lockheed Martin adds LogRhythm to cybersecurity alliance

Lockheed Martin will work with LogRhythm on cybersecurity systems integration pilot programs after the latter signed up for the Lockheed Martin Cyber Security Alliance…

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LogRhythm joins Lockheed Martin cybersecurity alliance

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced the addition of LogRhythm, a leader in security intelligence and analytics, to the Lockheed Martin Cyber Security Alliance. Alliance members collaborate to solve growing cybersecurity needs and meet future threats through customer-focused solution design, experiments,…

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Critical infrastructure: A clear and present danger

Critical infrastructure like power grids and water supplies has been the target of many theoretical cyber-attacks by academics and white hat hackers for years now, but with the recent shutdown of a power plant in Ukraine by hackers, this threat…

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Massive web vulnerability puts devices at risk

A catastrophic flaw in one of the Internet’s core building blocks may bring a huge amount of apps and hardware devices vulnerable to attacks, according to researchers. A function performing domain-name lookups called getaddrinfo(), contains a buffer overflow bug that…

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Cybersecurity challenge for digitally connected healthcare

As technology drives a revolutionary transformation in the healthcare industry buoyed by the latest innovations in cloud computing, analytics, Internet of Things and other disruptive tech trends, healthcare service providers, including insurers, are rapidly becoming targets of cybercriminals. In fact,…

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