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The Rise of Healthcare Cyberattacks and Misunderstood Threats to Business Continuity Preparedness

Everyone knows that cyberattacks and breaches are a significant and increasing threat to healthcare. You may also know that healthcare is far and away the #1 target for hackers and accounts for 88% of all ransomware attacks, and growing rapidly. However, many hospitals misunderstand their level of business continuity preparedness for these unique types of crisis situations putting their patients and […]

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60 Must-Know Cybersecurity Statistics for 2019

Cybersecurity issues are becoming a day-to-day struggle for businesses. Trends show a huge increase in hacked and breached data from sources that are increasingly common in the workplace, like mobile and IoT devices.

Additionally, recent research suggests that most companies have unprotected data and poor cybersecurity practices in place, making them vulnerable to data loss.

We’ve compiled 60 cybersecurity statistics to give you a better idea of the current state of overall security, and paint a picture of how potentially dire leaving your company unsecure can be.

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Big Companies Thought Insurance Covered a Cyberattack. They May Be Wrong.

After the ordeal, executives at the company took some solace in knowing that insurance would help cover the costs. Or so they thought.

Mondelez’s insurer, Zurich Insurance, said it would not be sending a reimbursement check. It cited a common, but rarely used, clause in insurance contracts: the “war exclusion,” which protects insurers from being saddled with costs related to damage from war.

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Assessments: Cyber Resilience Review (CRR)

The CRR is a no-cost, voluntary, non-technical assessment to evaluate an organization’s operational resilience and cybersecurity practices. The CRR may be conducted as a self-assessment or as an on-site assessment facilitated by DHS cybersecurity professionals. The CRR assesses enterprise programs and practices across a range of ten domains including risk management, incident management, service continuity, and others. The assessment is designed to measure existing organizational resilience as well as provide a gap analysis for improvement based on recognized best practices.

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