13 Nov 2019

Counterterrorism expert: Small healthcare companies are the new ransomware targets

MonsterCloud CEO Zohar Pinhasi states that his firm has seen a 500% increase in calls from healthcare companies over the past several months. Pinhasi claims that ransomware attackers have shifted from attacking high-profile targets to small and medium-sized businesses with smaller ransoms. This can be fatal for smaller companies that

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13 Nov 2019

Google’s plan to collect health data on millions of Americans faces federal inquiry

The US Department of Health and Human Services has recently launched an inquiry into “Project Nightingale;” a partnership between a Ascension, a Catholic healthcare non-profit, and Google. Ascension manages 2,600 healthcare centers across 20 states. The partnership allows 150 Google employees access to the healthcare data of millions of Ascension

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12 Nov 2019

Verizon: As credit-card regulation compliance drops, cybersecurity risk rises

For the past nine years, Verizon has released a Payment Security Report (PSR). Verizon’s PSR sheds light on the compliance of companies with regulations within the payment card industry and the value of the Performance Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). While credit cards remain the most popular form

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