Cybersecurity

Read: Microsoft Azure Announces Top Priority Customers During Coronavirus Outbreak

Microsoft Azure Announces Top Priority Customers During Coronavirus Outbreak

COVID-19 has prompted Microsoft Azure to designate first responders, health and emergency management services, critical government infrastructure and remote workers as the company’s top priority during the crisis.

Read: The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

Here’s what works and what doesn’t across five broad campus public safety operational categories: personnel, plans and procedures, facilities, equipment and communications.

Read: Report: Cybersecurity Incidents at K-12 Schools Nearly Tripled in 2019

Report: Cybersecurity Incidents at K-12 Schools Nearly Tripled in 2019

For the first time since the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center began collecting data, schools have canceled classes or closed due to cybersecurity attacks.

Read: Ransomware Attackers Vow to Not Strike Healthcare During Pandemic

Ransomware Attackers Vow to Not Strike Healthcare During Pandemic

Two ransomware gangs have agreed to forego attacking healthcare organizations during the outbreak, but several others have not agreed to stop.

Read: Cyber Attacks Increase as Cybercriminals Capitalize on COVID-19 Fears

Cyber Attacks Increase as Cybercriminals Capitalize on COVID-19 Fears

These phishing emails are typically marketing coronavirus information and ask you to open an attachment to see the latest news and statistics.

Read: Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries During COVID-19 Outbreak

Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries During COVID-19 Outbreak

Beneficiaries will now be able to receive a wider range of healthcare services without having to travel to a healthcare facility.

Read: 57% of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Severe Attack, Report Finds

57% of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Severe Attack, Report Finds

The report also found 98% of all IoT devices are unencrypted, potentially exposing personal and confidential data.

Read: Univ. of Kentucky, UK Healthcare Ends Month-Long Cyberattack

Univ. of Kentucky, UK Healthcare Ends Month-Long Cyberattack

Hackers from outside the U.S. infiltrated the University of Kentucky’s computer networks and used its processing capabilities to mine cryptocurrency.

Read: Law Enforcement Facial Recognition Company Has Client List Stolen

Law Enforcement Facial Recognition Company Has Client List Stolen

Clearview AI pulls billions of images from social media and the Internet, which law enforcement agencies then use to match unknown faces.

Read: Survey Finds 46% of Organizations Ill-Equipped to Safeguard IoT Devices

Survey Finds 46% of Organizations Ill-Equipped to Safeguard IoT Devices

The study found increasing risk around connected IoT, cryptography-related security incidents and more.

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