FINRA: Cyber Security Still a Major Threat to Broker-Dealers

Latest FINRA Examination Findings Reveal That Firms Have Made Progress with Cyber Security, but Problems Remain Cyber security remains “one of the principal operational risks facing broker-dealers,” according to the FINRA 2017 Examination Findings Report, and while progress has been made, many broker-dealer firms still have work to do to protect themselves against hackers. Firms… Read More

Medical Device Security Is Largely Nonexistent

A new report by Synopsys and the Ponemon Institute finds that medical device security is plagued by a lack of standards, testing, and accountability. Healthcare organizations tend to focus their cyber security efforts on HIPAA compliance, protecting patient data, and defending against ransomware attacks like WannaCry, with scant, if any, attention paid to medical device… Read More

2017 Verizon Data Breach Report: Cyberespionage a Growing Threat

The 2017 Verizon Data Breach Report Reveals that Hackers Aren’t Just After Payment Cards and Identities Anymore Cyberespionage is a growing problem, especially in the manufacturing industry, professional services, education, and the public sector, according to the 2017 Verizon Data Breach Report, which was released last week. While hackers are still after credit card numbers,… Read More