Tag: National Cybersecurity Institute

The relentless assault by hackers on the cyber systems of the nation continues to escalate as news comes of yet another cyber breach that will affect millions of Americans. According to just-released information, Community Health Systems, which runs over 200 hospitals mainly across the south and western portions of the nation, had their cyber system …

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College will host two webinars in the month of August. Cybersecurity Threats in Health Care August 18, 1 pm – 2 pm As the healthcare industry has moved from paper-based records to more digital information transferred electronically, the risk of unauthorized disclosure of protected health information has increased. Healthcare …

Well those Russian backed hackers in Eastern Europe have done it again…set what appears to be a record for an Internet data heist. According to news reports, an amazing 1.2 billion….yes billion with a ‘B’…personal data accounts, passwords, and user names have been collected by these well sourced and expert hackers. The discovery of the …

In the wake of recent data breaches like the ones at Target, Michaels, and eBay it has become important like never before to look beyond the basics in cybersecurity. Two key terms that I like to emphasize is the need for a proactive approach and situational awareness. The security community has been so accustomed to …