SSH Communications Security CEO Teemu Tunkelo left the Finnish cybersecurity vendor abruptly Monday after low license sales in late 2023 slowed the company's growth. No reason was given for Tunkelo's departure, which stems from an agreement between the CEO and SSH and will take effect immediately.
It's not just medical device cybersecurity that's keeping some healthcare security leaders up at night - it's also the risks posed by other critical connected gear that patients and clinicians depend upon, said Ali Youssef, director of medical device and emerging tech security at Henry Ford Health System.
The Biden administration's focus on addressing long-standing vulnerabilities in IT and OT at U.S. ports is a step in the right direction, and new incident reporting mandates could significantly benefit smaller, resource-strapped ports, experts told ISMG.
Threats to critical infrastructure are on the rise, as threat actors continue to scan networks, attack networks and devices, and try to get past access controls. At the same time, according to a new report, sectors such as manufacturing have experienced a 230% increase in vulnerabilities.
The FDA's multifaceted approach to strengthening medical device security centers on several key areas, including enhanced regulatory oversight, industry collaboration and a recent organizational change that raises the profile of the agency's device work, said the FDA's Dr. Suzanne Schwartz.
Here's one reason why Iranian state hackers may have been able to target Israeli-made pressure-monitoring controllers used by American water systems: Nearly 150 of the controllers are exposed to the internet - and some still use the default password 1111.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency urged critical infrastructure owners to patch systems after publishing a warning that Chinese hackers are evading detection and maintaining persistent unauthorized access in U.S. information technology environments.
In the evolving landscape of CIP environments, Energy companies are facing mounting challenges as the dependence on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) grows every day. A historical lack of tools and processes to properly monitor and maintain a PKI has left most organizations with unreliable identity and encryption...
The Russian military hacked into surveillance cameras to spy on Ukrainian air defenses and Kyiv's critical infrastructure during the missile and drone strikes on the capital city Tuesday. Ukraine has blocked and dismantled the cameras, and it urged users to stop sharing security camera feeds online.
Legacy medical gear continues to pose big cyber challenges to healthcare entities. A joint report by the Food and Drug Administration and MITRE Corp. emphasizes the importance of entities taking a consistent risk-based approach to managing these and other devices, said Jessica Wilkerson of the FDA.
As a legacy protocol, DICOM lacks proper security measures, and as the healthcare industry modernizes and moves to the cloud, there is a significant risk of patient data exposure, said Sina Yazdanmehr, a senior IT security consultant at Aplite.
In the latest weekly update, editors at Information Security Media Group discuss why a growing number of U.S. and Canadian hospitals have been forced to turn away patients because of cyberattacks, innovations that have surfaced during the Israel-Hamas war and the future of industrial automation.
Microsoft spent the past year testing how generative AI can boost productivity, accelerate learning curves and drive collaboration for itself, its partners and its customers. Microsoft infuses generative AI into every product it builds and now uses generative AI to build generative AI capabilities.
Heavy reliance on legacy systems by the manufacturing organizations have led to cyberattacks becoming more frequent, complex and nuanced over the past two years. Rockwell Automation has sought to build cyber resilience and mitigate risk in industrial operations.
Rockwell's automation efforts have moved away from a purely programmed approach to one that combines programming and self-learning based on specified parameters. Rockwell trained autonomous vehicles using real-time learning and millions of images that capture optimal behavior by human drivers.