OCR Urges Organizations to Secure Health Information in 2022
The Director of HHS OCR called on healthcare organizations this week to strengthen their cyber posture in 2022.
Friday Five 2/25
Ransomware hits the industrial sector, behind the scenes of a stalkerware network, and more - catch up on the infosec news of the week with the Friday Five!
Banks Will Have 36 Hours to Disclose Cyber Incidents in 2022
Federal banking regulators recently issued a rule around reporting data incidents that’s scheduled to go into effect in April 2022.
NYDFS Outlines Common MFA Problems, Steps to Fix Them
The New York Department of Financial Services reiterated last week that rolling out MFA and ensuring its configured properly is essential to reducing cyber risk.
NYDFS Clarifies Portions of Cybersecurity Regulation in Update
The New York Department of Financial Services has updated its guidance on incidents affecting third party services and multi-factor authentication.
Cyberattack at Eyecare Office Indicative of Shifting Healthcare Breach Trends
Large hospitals are making headlines as they continue to get hit by ransomware but smaller outpatient facilities are getting breached just as often.
California Reminds Healthcare Orgs of Data Breach Reporting Obligations
Hospitals and healthcare providers in the state have been failing to report ransomware attacks that impact health data belonging to patients.
Vigilance Needed: Financial Services Firms Fight Imposter Scams
To tamp down on fraud and fight back against a new investment scam, the FBI and SEC is providing new guidance for investors to combat imposters.
Healthcare Hackers Asked for $4.5M on Average in Ransom in 2020
A recent report looked at the average costs incurred by the healthcare sector following a ransomware attack.
Insurer Settles with NYDFS After Exposing Customer Data
The $3M penalty is the largest published assessment to date for alleged violations of the Cybersecurity Regulation.
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