A large, Seattle-based surgical group is notifying nearly 437,400 individuals that their information was potentially compromised in a ransomware and data theft incident earlier this year. The breach is part of a larger, disturbing trend in the healthcare sector in 2023.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers urged the Biden administration to consider intensifying restrictions on semiconductor sales to Chinese companies in a bid to ensure that U.S. remote-sensing technology doesn't aid Beijing's national security efforts.
British Conservative lawmakers are pushing ahead with legislation modifying the U.K. codification of European privacy law despite objections from privacy advocates and concerns about the legislation's impact on European trade. Government backers say the bill will bolster the domestic AI industry.
The Indian government has exempted the national Computer Emergency Response Team from providing information to citizens under the Right to Information Act. Industry experts believe the move may dilute the agency’s public accountability and transparency.
The United States on Thursday sanctioned North Korean cyberespionage threat actor Kimsuky, known for its social engineering campaigns against targets it suspects of holding intelligence on geopolitical events and negotiations affecting the Hermit Kingdom.
New Jersey-based hospital group Capital Health is dealing with a network outage, caused by a cyberattack earlier this week, which is affecting some patient services. Capital Health is at least the second healthcare provider in the Garden State responding to a cyberattack this week.
New York regulators are warning millions of individuals of identity theft risks involving a data theft at a medical transcriber that has now affected patients of at least two major healthcare groups, including Crouse Health and Northwell Health in the state. Lawsuits in the case are also piling up.
In the constant struggle to manage the other five pillars - identify, protect, detect, respond and recover - security leaders often do not have governance at top of mind, said Netography CEO Martin Roesch, but he added, "Good governance is the root of having good security."
Procurement experts testified to the House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation on Wednesday that government requirements leave too many unanswered questions and ambiguities for federal agencies when it comes to implementing SBOMs.
The Japanese space exploration agency is investigating a cyberattack this summer that reportedly targeted an Active Directory server. Police detected the attack and alerted the space agency, which claims hackers did not access any personal information.
Indonesian data protection experts recommend understanding the types of personal data collected and their purpose, urging companies to leverage established frameworks such as NIST and ISO 27701. These frameworks should align with the regulations of each country.
A vendor focused on fast-tracking government access to commercial software closed its Series B funding round to support more classified and regulated environments. The $40 million will allow Second Front Systems to support additional bespoke networks in the U.S. Defense and National Security space.
Former wunderkinds Sam Bankman-Fried and Changpeng Zhao, torchbearers of a flailing crypto industry and now confirmed felons, may provoke the regulatory retrenchment that saves the industry from itself. But obstacles exist in the blockchain structure of cryptocurrency.
President Joe Biden's recent executive order for artificial intelligence encourages investment in AI while setting a vision for a regulatory framework to address issues involving AI technology safety, bias and other concerns in healthcare, said attorney Wendell Bartnick of the law firm Reed Smith.
Governments across Asia are raising concerns over growing misuse of artificial intelligence as adoption of AI technology surges. With organizations racing to exploit the latest AI capabilities, government leaders also want them to address AI-enabled cybercrime, AI bias and hallucinations.