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Duosystem achieves ISO / IEC 27001 Certification for information security

Duosystem, a technology company, specialized in intelligence and health innovation, has just achieved ISO / IEC 27001: 2013 Certification, an international reference for the management of information security systems. The certification attests that Duosystem has a high maturity level in its processes. The implementation of the controls recommended by the international standard ensures that Duosystem […]

Hackers start forging ‘official’ vaccination certificates on Darknet

As more people get vaccinated, Check Point Research (CPR) spots a new trend where hackers have begun to offer fake vaccination certificates impersonating official entities on the darknet. Advertisements selling alleged coronavirus vaccines have spiked 300% in the last three months and expanded to offer Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, Sputnik, SinoPharm brands for as low […]

Cloud services: A threat vector for healthcare industry

New research from Infoblox highlights cybersecurity challenges and opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Infoblox, a leader in secure cloud-managed network services, has unveiled new research into the cybersecurity and network infrastructure challenges faced by decision-makers in the healthcare industry. One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the report reveals major challenges this critical industry faced as healthcare […]

Without the right security, will the COVID-19 vaccine rollout become a fraudster’s paradise?

Identity and access management is critical in regulating user access and preventing unauthorised parties from accessing private information. Rob Elliss, VP for Data Security solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Thales, explains why a robust access and identity management strategy to security is essential in the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines […]

Cyberattacks on hospitals spike by 45% worldwide

Researchers at cybersecurity vendor, Check Point, have reported a surge in cyberattacks targeting healthcare organisations across the globe. Since the beginning of November 2020, researchers have documented a 45% increase in cyberattacks targeting healthcare organisations worldwide, placing the healthcare sector at the top of the hit list for cybercriminals, when compared to all other industries. The […]

Stopping cybercriminals profiting from endpoint vulnerabilities in healthcare sector

With the healthcare sector in Australia suffering unprecedented attacks on endpoints, Greg Foss, Senior Cybersecurity Strategist at VMware Carbon Black, tells us how IT leaders can ensure effective endpoint protection with the result that security teams can benefit from the full visibility and control required to prevent, detect and respond to endpoint threats. On the […]

Palo Alto Networks expands IoT security to healthcare

Palo Alto Networks has announced the most comprehensive Internet of Things (IoT) security solution for healthcare. According to the vendor, its IoT Security simplifies the challenge of securing the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) through Machine Learning powered visibility, prevention and enforcement, while offering deep insights on healthcare-specific devices and vulnerabilities. This helps improve data […]

IBM detects calculated hack on COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

IBM has reported that the organisations involved in the COVID-19 vaccinations supply chain have been targeted by calculated cyberattacks. According to IBM’s analysis, the targeted attack began in September 2020 and spanned across six countries. Max Heinemeyer, Director of Threat Hunting at Darktrace, commented: “2020 has seen an increase in digital supply chain attacks of […]

BrandShield helps pharmaceutical companies fight back against online scammers

BrandShield is helping members of the Pharmaceutical Security Institute remove online threats. BrandShield, a leading provider of cyber solutions from brand protection to online threat hunting, has been awarded a contract with the Pharmaceutical Security Institute (PSI).   Based in Washington DC, PSI was set up in 2002 by the security directors from 14 major […]

Expert discusses strengthening healthcare’s cyberdefences for future success

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused chaos and uncertainty among us. However, one thing’s for certain – cybercriminals are targeting the healthcare sector at a higher rate than ever before. David Higgins, EMEA Technical Director, CyberArk, discusses the importance of building a resilient healthcare sector for the country’s future success. Earlier this year, the Secretary of […]

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