The steady barrage of acquisition reports around publicly traded digital experience vendor Akamai has intensified in recent weeks. The latest salvo landed Monday when StreetInsider reported that the intelligent edge platform provider held talks with a private equity firm about a potential takeover.
"It's stupid and adds zero value," writes Ian Keller, director of security at a telecom company, about connecting hospital networks - and especially life-sustaining information - to the internet. He encourages CISOs to be socially responsible about their moral obligation to patients.
Security researchers revealed yet another method for stealing a Tesla although the brand is one of the least-stolen cars and among the most recovered once pilfered. The newest example comes from internet of things security company IOActive in an attack involving two people and customized gear.
Vulnerabilities in certain medication infusion pump products from manufacturer Baxter could compromise a hospital's biomedical network. The flaws highlight the risks involving the acquisition and disposal of medical technology, says researcher Deral Heiland of Rapid7.
Attackers could block access to every Contec patient monitoring device connected to a hospital network by sending a single malformed packet, security researchers warn. U.S. authorities say China-based Contec hasn't responded to outreach to fix the flaws.
IoT deployments cause constant security concern, due to their frequent use as attack vectors for bad actors to gain access to broader network resources. Traditional security measures relying on agents and software updates pose challenges to manage and control on always-on, open IoT devices.
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Federal authorities, in two separate advisories issued Thursday, urge healthcare sector entities to proactively address security risks from internet of things devices equipped with sensors, software and other technologies to connect and exchange data over the internet and from open web applications.
John Kindervag, creator of zero trust and senior vice president at ON2IT, and Grant Schneider, senior director at Venable, join ISMG editors to discuss the latest Log 4j findings, threats posed by a Chinese-made automotive GPS tracker and the challenges of a distributed workforce.
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In today’s dynamic environment, with the proliferation of a wide array of different security products and the high chance for misconfigurations, testing security is more imperative than ever, says Scott Register, vice president of security solutions at Keysight.
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The proliferation of IoT devices and cloud has created a more vulnerable attack landscape, while technologies such as AI and deep learning can potentially thwart zero-day threats, says Itai Greenberg, chief strategy officer at Check Point Software Technologies.