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Biometric authentication – a cure for the common password 

Debra Miller – Digital Marketing Communications Manager, HID, speaks to us about how biometric authentication provides a cure for the common password.  From 2019 through 2021, nearly 1,900 healthcare data breaches of 500 or more records have been reported to the Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights. Those breaches exposed the sensitive and supposedly protected […]

Roche Diagnostics sets new milestone in the Middle East with ISO27001 Information Security certification

Roche Diagnostics Middle East FZCO has set a new milestone as the first in-vitro diagnostics company in the Middle East to secure the prestigious ISO27001 Information Security certification in recognition of its exceptional commitment to protecting patient data information and building trust across the region. The certification was awarded following a rigorous evaluation process of […]

Palo Alto Networks to protect healthcare devices with Medical IoT Security

Palo Alto Networks has announced Medical IoT Security – one of the most comprehensive Zero Trust security solutions for medical devices – enabling healthcare organisations to deploy and manage new connected technologies quickly and securely. Zero Trust is a strategic approach to cybersecurity that secures an organisation by eliminating implicit trust by continuously verifying every user […]

Noname Security announces partnership with health insurance leader Aflac

Noname Security, an API security platform, has announced it has partnered with Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental health insurance in the United States, to protect Aflac’s global estate of APIs. Noname Security provides both API discovery and API runtime protection to give Aflac full visibility into every type of API it has, as well […]

Netwrix study: 86% of cloud attacks in healthcare sector result in financial losses or other damage

Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor, has announced additional findings for the healthcare sector from its global 2022 Cloud Security Report. Nearly two-thirds (61%) of respondents in the healthcare industry suffered a cyberattack on their cloud infrastructure within the last 12 months, compared to 53% for other verticals. Phishing was the most common type of attack reported. […]

Medibank, Australia’s biggest health insurer, suffers data breach

Following the news that Medibank, Australia’s biggest health insurer, became victim of a data breach, the organisation has provided an update. In a recent statement, it confirmed that it has successfully taken offline its ahm and international policy systems and its data, and it is now in the process of methodically restarting its systems. The […]

Illumio and Armis announce joint solution to protect IT and OT networks from breaches

Illumio, the Zero Trust Segmentation company, and Armis, a leading asset visibility and security company, have announced a joint solution designed to stop breaches across IT and OT environments. The solution builds cyber-resilience throughout the hybrid attack surface by delivering comprehensive visibility and asset intelligence across Information Technology (IT), Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational […]

Barracuda research reveals top five industries targeted by ransomware as detected threats spike to 1.2million per month

After identifying and analyzing 106 highly publicised ransomware attacks over the past 12 months, Barracuda researchers have found that the education (15%), municipality (12%), healthcare (12%), infrastructure (8%) and financial (6%) sectors are the five most targeted by adversaries. The analysis reveals that ransomware attacks on educational institutions more than doubled compared to the previous […]

Barracuda threat report reveals spike in ransomware to more than 1.2 million per month

Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, has released its fourth-annual threat research report on ransomware. The new report looks at ransomware attack patterns that occurred between August 2021 and July 2022. For the 106 highly publicised attacks Barracuda researchers analysed, the dominant targets are still five key industries: education (15%), […]

AXIS Live Privacy Shield: Edge analytics camera software now available with face blur

Axis, a network technology company offering solutions in video surveillance, access control, intercom and audio systems has announced the launch of AXIS Live Privacy Shield. AXIS Live Privacy Shield, the market’s only edge analytics camera software that masks people in real time, in video streams at up to full frame rate, will now support a […]

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