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Ransomware Targets Healthcare Sector

When we develop threats predictions at McAfee, I personally like to conduct some proper research and base my statements on indicators of what we have seen in the field and what we believe will increase in the next six to 12 months. In the McAfee Labs 2016 Threats Predictions, we ...

Cloud Security

93% of Cloud Services in Healthcare Are Medium to High Risk

New Research Highlights Gap Between Real-World Usage and HIPAA Obligations Today, we released our first-ever Cloud Adoption & Risk in Healthcare Report, with anonymized cloud usage data from over 1.6 million employees at healthcare providers and payers. Unlike surveys that ask people to self report their behavior, our report is the ...

Consumer Threat Reports

To Realize a Better Healthcare System, The IOTs Needs to be Secured

The adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” has, according to The Washington Post, been around since the 1860s. Its simple, rhythmic cadence is a useful reminder to eat healthy and be well. And since its first introduction, we have vastly improved on our cognizance of both health ...

Enterprise

Networked Healthcare and the Internet of Things: Rewards versus Risks

The Internet of Things (IoT) is upon us and it is not only moving into our homes through our networks and refrigerators, it is also moving into our bodies through networked medical devices. Wearable, temporarily ingested, or even embedded devices for medical treatment, medication and general health and wellness represent ...

Mobile and IoT Security

Don’t Sweat Your Security: How to Safely Incorporate IoT Into Your Fitness Routine

Many have seamlessly transitioned their fitness regimens out of the gym and into the living room since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks in part to the use of IoT devices. IoT (Internet of Things) denotes the web of interconnected physical devices embedded with sensors and software to collect and share information via the internet. The most common ...

Executive Perspectives

Trust Nobody, Not Even Yourself: Time to Take Zero Trust Seriously

In the working world, there’s a chance you’ve come across your fair share of team-building exercises and workshops. There’s one exercise that comes to mind that often results in worried, and uneasy faces during these seminars: The Trust Fall. This is where you fall backward with the expectation that your colleague will catch ...

Executive Perspectives

AI Is Alive! But Not Without Our Help

“It’s alive! It’s alive!” Even if you haven’t seen the 1931 film Frankenstein, you are more than likely familiar with the story of the “monster” created by Victor Frankenstein. You may associate this cry from its titular character with the image of what Victor conjured finally opening its eyes and ...

Consumer

Prioritizing Security in a Remote Learning Environment 

Prioritizing Security in a Remote Learning Environment  Learning environments are not what they used to be, and as educational institutions deploy new technology to facilitate a safe and effective remote learning environment, their cyber vulnerabilities also increase. Canadian schools especially have seen a rise in ransomware attacks with the transition ...

Consumer Threat Reports

Protect Your Digital Wellness: Don’t Post Your Vaccination Card Online

Protect Your Digital Wellness: Don’t Post Your Vaccination Card Online  Think Twice Before Posting Your Vaccination Card on Social Media After much anticipation, you finally get a notification that you’re eligible to receive your COVID-19 vaccine. Upon getting your first dose, you may be eager to celebrate by sharing a ...

Consumer Threat Reports

Check up on Your Virtual Safety: Tips for Telehealth Protection

Check up on Your Virtual Safety: Tips for Telehealth Protection In a poll conducted by the Canadian Medical Association, nearly half of Canadians have used telehealth services since the start of the pandemic. Additionally, in a recent McAfee study, we found that 21% of Canadians have used the internet for ...

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