It is critical for medical device manufacturers to take a threat modeling approach early in a product's design stage, say MITRE medical device cybersecurity experts Margie Zuk and Penny Chase, co-authors of the recently released Playbook for Threat Modeling Medical Devices commissioned by the FDA.
Sanctions levied against Russia and Belarus for the invasion of Ukraine are affecting security researchers signed up with bug bounty platforms, which can no longer legally make payments. A researcher in Belarus says he's locked out from accessing $25,179 in his HackerOne account.
Ts. Saiful Bakhtiar Osman is the head of IT - APAC at The Ascent Group. In this interview, he discusses how to make cloud security effective, interweave IT disaster recovery with business continuity plans, move to a Zero Trust environment and improve authentication and access management controls.
The U.S. OMB recently released its latest deliverable as part of President Biden's cybersecurity executive order. Former federal CISO Grant Schneider discusses this guidance and shares best practices for agencies and organizations to improve the security of their software supply chain.
Healthcare entities and other organizations frequently skimp on application security, which is a critical area, and this often results in data breaches, security incidents and other mishaps, says former Blue Cross of Idaho CISO Sandy Dunn, who is now CIO and CISO of security firm BreachQuest.
Federal authorities are warning about seven vulnerabilities affecting a software agent used to remotely manage an array of medical devices and other connected gear. If exploited, the vulnerabilities could enable hackers to gain full control of the affected devices or alter their configurations.
A newly revealed flaw in the Linux kernel dubbed "Dirty Pipe" could potentially allow attackers to take complete control over a device, read private messages and gain admin-level privileges. The Linux Foundation has patched the flaw.
Guidance from the Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council provides healthcare delivery organizations and vendors with recommendations for including cybersecurity in contracts pertaining to the procurement of medical device products and related services.
Critical cybersecurity gaps in smart infusion pumps have put the data and care of hundreds of patients at risk, according to researchers at Unit 42 of cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks. They say that 75% of the 200,000 smart infusion pump networks they scanned contained known security gaps.
As Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, what should global CISOs and security teams do to ensure that their organizations stay protected? Beyond following cybersecurity agencies' guidance, experts offer advice on how to brief the board of directors, appeal for resources, support teams and more.
Since 2019, the Global Cyber Alliance has been using a custom IoT honeypot solution that identifies global attack risks and collects data about IoT attacks. Leslie Daigle discusses its findings about how threats have evolved and offers advice on how to better secure IoT devices and tech.
On Feb. 13, Adobe patched a critical vulnerability that affected its Commerce and Magento platforms, which customers use to manage their businesses' e-commerce. But a proof-of-concept exploit for the latest patch has resulted in yet another out-of-band patch update from Adobe for CVE-2022-24087.
Cisco's Email Security Appliance is affected by a high-rated vulnerability that can allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to launch a denial-of-service attack, the company says. The company and CISA advise that affected software be updated at the earliest.