Tag Archives: Security

How to improve defenses against health data security threats

Healthcare institutions are trusted with our most valuable information. Within their networks they store highly sensitive data such as medical records, treatment plans, financial records, contact information and more. This data is essential for healthcare providers to effectively communicate with patients and provide the best care possible. However, having this information is also what makes… Read More »

Officials rejected Jared Kushner for top secret security clearance, but were overruled

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner’s application for a top secret clearance was rejected by two career White House security specialists after an FBI background check raised concerns about potential foreign influence on him — but their supervisor overruled the recommendation and approved the clearance, two sources familiar with the matter told NBC News. The official, Carl… Read More »

7 emerging trends that will boost IoT security As healthcare organizations connect more medical devices to networks, protecting their integrity is crucial.

Armis has identified two chip-level vulnerabilities, which it has named BLEEDINGBBIT, impacting access points and potentially other unmanaged devices. These are vulnerabilities related to use of Bluetooth Low Energy chips from Texas Instruments. The vulnerabilities affect Cisco, Aruba and Meraki access points, permitting hackers to attack networks undetected, introduce malware, move where they want in… Read More »