Joseph Muniz, an architect and security researcher with Cisco, is bringing his extensive experience designing security solutions and architectures to Bytes & Bites 2021. During his 12:30PM breakout session, Joseph will talk about these cybersecurity trends:
“We all fall into the trap of thinking, ‘Not me,’ ” says Bart McDonough, Agio CEO and founder. “But believe it or not, you’re probably up to about 100 logins. The question is, how many of you know with precision how many you have? Because if you don’t know with precision, you don’t know if you got breached.”
With the drastic increase in remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic over the past 18 months, organizations need to make daily, hourly, minute-by-minute efforts to protect their business IP, data and assets. And that means a strong security posture should be at the forefront of your IT strategy.There is no one-size-fits-all approach or magic bullet to prevent intrusion, but by incorporating some sensible practices into your cybersecurity approach, you can build a framework for protecting your organization’s assets.
The year 2020 brought unprecedented challenges and opportunity for healthcare organizations as they looked to secure their patients, clinicians, care teams, endpoints and data.
The U.S. government is warning hospitals and healthcare providers to take precautions to protect their networks from imminent ransomware threats. The joint cybersecurity advisory focuses on a recent increase of the utilization of Ryuk ransomware.According to the advisory from the FBI, CISA and HHS, Ryuk ransomware first appeared in August 2018. However, the past 30 days have seen multiple healthcare systems report Ryuk attacks and infections, resulting in millions of dollars in ransom demands.
According to the FBI, attacks related to COVID-19 have increased 400 percent. A recent study shows that 53 percent of U.S. industrial enterprises have seen an increase in cybersecurity threats since onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
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