The average number of vulnerabilities for financial institutions has increased by 16 per cent year-on-year. In general, 32 per cent of all UK organisations had critical vulnerabilities, compared to 61 per cent last year.
Victims who have been unable to recover all of their data locked by the REvil ransomware group got a big assist Thursday, as Bitdefender announced the release of a free, universal decryption key to restore their files.
The FTC Health Breach Notification Rule was enacted 10 years ago to protect the privacy and security of consumer health data not covered by HIPAA, but it was never enforced. A policy decision enacted on Sept. 15 will change that.