Being the CISO of a pharma sector means you are accountable for the decisions made, ensure that you make the best use of the funds, resources and skills, and are capable of translating business requirements into cyber solutions, says Agnidipta Sarkar, group CISO at Biocon, as he takes up the new role.
As the U.S. hammers out national infrastructure legislation, implements President Biden's recent cybersecurity executive order and adopts other related initiatives, more attention and funding needs to be allocated to strengthen the healthcare sector's cybersecurity posture, industry groups urge.
Healthcare went through five years of transformation over the course of 2020. How does this new telehealth focus most change how healthcare security leaders must view cybersecurity? Hank Schless of Lookout weighs in on remote services, connected devices and the cloud.
Please join MK Palmore for a keynote discussion that will draw from his experiences and perspective, offering thoughts on challenges and opportunities in securing today’s digital healthcare organizations.
To help prevent and defend against emerging cyberthreats, CISOs must develop a multi-line defense strategy and invest in threat-hunting capabilities and orchestration, a panel of cybersecurity experts advises.
Hacking incidents - including ransomware attacks, phishing scams and episodes involving vendors - are still the dominant culprits in major health data breaches being reported to federal regulators so far this year. Why?
Good news in the fight to prevent COVID-19 infections: Researchers report that a digital contact-tracing app rolled out in England and Wales that's designed to keep users' data private and secure is helping to blunt the spread of the pandemic. They urge continuing global uptake of such apps.
Organizations in the APAC region are not immune to the impact of the SolarWinds supply chain hack, so it's essential that they reassess their risk management practices and audit their suppliers, two security experts stress.
You can’t secure what you can’t see. In fact, gaining visibility and control over all your devices is one of the most important, yet challenging tasks for IT and security teams. The number of connected devices has exploded. At the same time, there are more diverse devices – IoT, IoMT and OT—that are sometimes...
To be the first to bring a ground-breaking treatment or vaccine to market, pharmaceutical organisations need employees to stay productive whether no matter where they are or what device they're using t. But this greater connectivity is exposing your critically important intellectual property (IP) to countless mobile...
This year's pandemic accelerated digital transformation throughout the business world, particularly the healthcare sector. Security leaders and their teams have had to support rapidly changing infrastructures and expanding attack surfaces, as well as introduce new technologies across the healthcare supply chain. But...
COVID-19 has transformed the state of modern healthcare delivery, resulting in an unprecedented paradigm shift. Current circumstances have been catalytic in extending remote access for care providers and essential to deliver virtual healthcare for distant patients. It is now a given that this "new normal" will persist...
Ransomware attacks remain the top cyber-enabled threat seen by law enforcement. But phishing, business email compromises and other types of fraud - many now using a COVID-19 theme - also loom large, Europol warns in its latest Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment.