Abbott Laboratories has issued software updates for certain implantable cardiac devices to address cybersecurity flaws and battery issues that pose potential safety risks to patients. The problems were also the subject of previous warnings by two federal agencies.
The U.S. and U.K. warned Monday that Russian hackers have compromised critical internet infrastructure with the aim of spying, extracting intellectual property and gaining footholds for future cyberattacks.
In this in-depth interview, Daniel Cohen of RSA discusses how open banking, also known as banking as a service, will affect the fight against fraud and offers insights on the security steps banks should be taking.
A new version of the FIDO authentication standard is designed to enable the elimination of passwords for a broader range of devices, says Phil Dunkelberger, CEO of Nok Nok Labs, who describes the latest developments.
In this era of "fake news," Time Inc. Deputy CISO Preeti Palanisamy takes seriously the challenge of maintaining the integrity of journalism from content creation through production and eventual publication.
Armed with stolen personal data, cybercriminals can easily bypass conventional identity authentication methods. So how can organizations strengthen authentication without harming customer experience? Shaked Vax of IBM Security shares insights.
Traditional approaches to authentication can't work effectively in a digital environment where customers and partners are interacting from multiple vectors. Evan O'Regan of Entrust Datacard discusses how to remove friction - and fraud - from the process.
According to a recent report, The Identity Fraud Study, released by Javelin Strategy & Research, it showed in 2015, there were more than 1.5 million new account fraud victims that accounted for losses of $2.8 billion. This number increased by 40% in 2016, and there is no reason to believe that this trend is stopping...
Al Pascual of Javelin Strategy and Research discusses a new report that shows that while crypto wallets may be considered to be at the sharp end of payments innovation, the security vulnerabilities they face are much the same as those that already exist in digital banking and payments.
A recent alert from the Department of Homeland Security warning of vulnerabilities in certain medical imaging products from GE Healthcare is a reminder to other medical device makers and healthcare entities about the risks posed by hardcoded and default credentials.
Financial institutions are increasingly moving to online and mobile channels to offer better and more cost-efficient experiences to their customers. But how can your bank overcome security concerns? Unfortunately, digital channels have become a high-risk environment due to data breaches, phishing, malware, and social...
If you browsed the latest security headlines, you'd probably think the majority of data breaches were related to hackers, political activists, malware or phishing. While the latter two hint at it, the truth is that nearly half of all data breaches can be traced back to insiders in some capacity.
As more data moves to the cloud, and cyberattacks multiply, organizations need to adopt an alternate paradigm of security, says Nikhil V. Bagalkotkar, a virtualization specialist at Citrix, who describes a new approach.
Bringing identity and access management to the next level and investigating the potential that blockchain offers to improve the management of device IDs are among the priority security projects at Sentara Healthcare, an integrated delivery system serving Virginia and North Carolina, says CISO Daniel Bowden.