Hackers are increasingly targeting the healthcare industry as the data they can obtain is more valuable and has a longer lifespan than data stolen from retailers or financial organizations. Personal health information (PHI) can be used for insurance fraud and identity theft, and stolen health records can go unnoticed for long periods of time. To improve security practices, healthcare organizations can implement the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF), a certifiable security framework that allows organizations to tailor their security control baselines to fit their specific needs.
Industrial control systems leader Johnson Controls is tackling a ransomware attack by hackers Dark Angels, who demand $51 million to release locked data. The attack