'Virus Infection' Prohibits Access to Patient Records

Data Breach Today

Attack on a California Medical Group Affects Nearly 198,000 Individuals A recent cyberattack on a California medical imaging and oncology services provider, which prohibited access to patient data, is one of the largest health data breaches reported so far this year

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Zero Trust: Secure Access in Complex Environments

Data Breach Today

With mobile apps and cloud computing, enterprises are facing challenges creating secure, trusted access paths The zero trust model has been around for a decade, and the ideas around it have evolved as applications have left the enterprise perimeter, says Lisa Lorenzin of Zscaler.

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Google Restricts Huawei's Access to Android

Data Breach Today

As US/China Trade Tensions Escalate, Experts Warn of 'Unintended Consequences' After the Trump administration last week blacklisted Huawei amid rising trade tensions, Google says it has canceled the Chinese smartphone giant's Android license.

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Access

InfoGovNuggets

Think instead about who can deny a single individual access to information, while providing access to 190 other people. Who is entitled to access information in your company? What controls are in place to make sure that people who shouldn’t have access don’t get access? Access Compliance (General) Controls Culture Duty Governance Government Internal controls Policy Third parties Uncategorized

Healthcare Case Study: Identity and Access Management

Data Breach Today

How can a large healthcare delivery system efficiently handle identity and access management for thousands of clinicians and other users of patient data? Robert Siebenthaler of PeaceHealth explains how his organization, which operates 10 medical centers, has developed a fine-tuned, role-based approach

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InfoGovNuggets

Isn’t it good that airlines are competing based on providing better access to your information? “Firms Push Better In-Flight Web Access,” The Wall Street Journal , February 26, 2018 B4. But it’s a good thing to have better access to information when you are in the air, right? Access Information ValueCompetition is a good thing. Airlines and satellite providers team up to give passengers faster in-flight web service.

Cybercrime Markets Sell Access to Hacked Sites, Databases

Data Breach Today

Payment Card Theft, Ransomware Facilitated by Cybercrime-as-a-Service Offerings One mystery with the recently discovered payment card sniffing attacks against such organizations as British Airways and Newegg has been how attackers might have first gained access to the victims' networks.

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Hard-Coded Credentials Found in ID, Access Control Software

Data Breach Today

Researchers Say Other Flaws Also Remain Unpatched Researchers from Tenable Security claim they have found what is essentially a skeleton key for an ID and access control system that could open the doors for anyone, plus other less severe but nonetheless zero-day vulnerabilities

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HIPAA Case: Hospital Fined for Ex-Employee's Access to PHI

Data Breach Today

Enforcement Action is the Third in Recent Weeks, Eighth This Year In its third enforcement action in recent weeks, federal regulators have hit a Colorado medical center with a HIPAA fine in a case involving failure to terminate a former employee's remote access to patient data.

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Before Elections, US Cut Russian Trolls' Internet Access

Data Breach Today

military curtailed the internet access of an infamous Russian trolling operation around the mid-term elections in November 2018 to stem the spread of noxious disinformation, and also directly contacted some of the troll-factory employees by name, the Washington Post reports Mindful of Escalation, American Spies Cautiously Spar with Russia The U.S.

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FBI: Encryption Blocked Access to 7,800 Devices

Data Breach Today

Director Calls For 'Responsible' Solution That's Not a Backdoor FBI Director Christopher Wray says the agency was unable to access nearly 7,800 devices in fiscal 2017 because of encryption, which he alleges will pose ever-increasing complications for law enforcement.

The 4 Pitfalls of Privileged Access Management

Data Breach Today

Bomgar's Sam Elliott on Overlooked Areas of Security Overlooked areas of security and defense include four pitfalls of privileged access management, says Sam Elliott of Bomgar, who offers insights on taking the right steps

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Report: Remote Access Is No. 1 Healthcare Tech Hazard

Data Breach Today

ECRI Institute Calls Attention to Cyber Risks for Second Consecutive Year Hackers remotely accessing medical devices and systems - potentially disrupting care and putting patients at risk - is the No.

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Why Is Providing Patients Access to Records So Challenging?

Data Breach Today

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Why Do Data Brokers Access the Australian Electoral Roll?

Data Breach Today

Restricted Data Access Required by Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Laws Massive data brokers - Equifax, Experian, Illion and others - are leveraging Australia's electoral roll, which is a tightly held and valuable batch of data. While this little-known practice might sound alarming, in fact it's required under Australia's anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism rules

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Evaluating the GCHQ Exceptional Access Proposal

Schneier on Security

The basic problem is that a backdoor is a technical capability -- a vulnerability -- that is available to anyone who knows about it and has access to it. Surrounding that vulnerability is a procedural system that tries to limit access to that capability.

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Modern Identity and Access Management

Data Breach Today

What are the critical questions that need to be addressed by anyone managing identity and access management in a modern enterprise? How do we establish and maintain digital trust without burdening our users? David Duncan of CA Technologies offers answers to these questions

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Should Staff Ever Use Personal Devices to Access Patient Data?

Data Breach Today

of Veterans Affairs Spotlights Tough Choices When is it acceptable to allow healthcare workers to use their personal smartphones to access patient records? Incident at Oklahoma Dept.

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The future for “free” Subject Access Requests

Data Protector

Parliamentarians will soon be debating the merits of the Data Protection Bill, and I’m wondering whether much consideration will be given to the implications of the proposal to gift citizens with “free” Subject Access Requests.

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Attackers hacked support agent to access Microsoft Outlook email accounts

Security Affairs

Bad news for users of the Microsoft Outlook email service, hackers have compromised the Microsoft Support Agent to access their email accounts. The attackers used compromised credentials to access information belonging to the affected accounts.

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9 Top Network Access Control (NAC) Solutions

eSecurity Planet

Network access control is critical for controlling the security of devices that attach to your network. We review nine NAC solutions

Zebrocy: A Russian APT Specializing in Victim Profiling, Access

Threatpost

Critical Infrastructure Government Malware analysis apt BlackEnergy custom malware go loader Sofacy support group victim access zebrocyThe Russian-speaking APT acts as a support group for high-profile APTs like Sofacy and BlackEnergy.

Facebook Can't Reset All Breach Victims' Access Tokens

Data Breach Today

Social Network Reveals It Cannot Log Users Out of All Third-Party Services Warning: Attackers behind the recently revealed Facebook mega-breach may still be able to access victims' accounts at some third-party web services and mobile apps - and Facebook has offered no timeline for when a full lockdown might occur - although there are no signs of third-party account takeovers

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XSS flaw would have allowed hackers access to Google’s network and impersonate its employees

Security Affairs

Bug hunter Thomas Orlita discovered an XSS vulnerability in Google’s Invoice Submission Portal that would have allowed attackers access to Google’s internal network.

First Look Media Shutting Down Access to Snowden NSA Archives

Schneier on Security

The Daily Beast is reporting that First Look Media -- home of The Intercept and Glenn Greenwald -- is shutting down access to the Snowden archives. The Intercept has given full access to multiple media orgs, reporters & researchers.

Gaining Root Access to Host through rkt Container hack

Security Affairs

Unpatched vulnerabilities affect the rkt container runtime that could be exploited by an attacker to escape the container and gain root access to the host. Mounting the host root directory using the ‘mknod’ and ‘mount’ syscalls, would give the attacker root access on the host.

iPhone Hack Allows Access to Contacts, Photos

Adam Levin

Apple’s iOS 12 update includes a workaround that can allow a hacker to access a device’s photos and contacts without having the passcode to unlock it. It does not, however, allow unauthorized users full access to the device, and executing the workaround isn’t exactly an easy thing to do.

ID and Access Management: The Next Steps

Data Breach Today

Bringing identity and access management to the next level and investigating the potential that blockchain offers to improve the management of device IDs are among the priority security projects at Sentara Healthcare, an integrated delivery system serving Virginia and North Carolina, says CISO Daniel Bowden

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Ubuntu snapd flaw allows getting root access to the system.

Security Affairs

Security researcher Chris Moberly discovered a vulnerability in the REST API for Canonical’s snapd daemon that could allow attackers to gain root access on Linux machines. Any local user could exploit this vulnerability to obtain immediate root access to the system.”

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Accessing Cell Phone Location Information

Schneier on Security

The New York Times is reporting about a company called Securus Technologies that gives police the ability to track cell phone locations without a warrant: The service can find the whereabouts of almost any cellphone in the country within seconds.

Identity and Access Management is pivotal for GDPR compliance

OpenText Information Management

This is a clear demonstration that the European Union (EU) is very willing to take action and that companies everywhere have to be prepared for GDPR … The post Identity and Access Management is pivotal for GDPR compliance appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

How Identity and Access Management helps meet the data protection requirements of GDPR

OpenText Information Management

In my previous blog, I looked at how Identity and Access Management (IAM) can help with GDPR compliance. Business Network Cloud Information Management cloud security cybersecurity Enterprise Information Management GDPR IAM IAM security identity and access management IdM

Local-Privilege Escalation Flaw in Linux Kernel Allows Root Access

Threatpost

Vulnerabilities centos Debian Kernel Linux Local Privilege Escalation Red Hat root access vulnerabilityResearchers said the vulnerability "is very easy to exploit.".

How to respond to a data subject access request

IT Governance

What is a data subject access request (DSAR)? Data subjects have the right to send organisations a personal data request for: Confirmation that their data is being processed; Access to their personal data; and. Write a data subject access request procedure.

CVE-2019-0211 Apache flaw allows getting root access via script

Security Affairs

and prior, a race condition in mod_auth_digest when running in a threaded server could allow a user with valid credentials to authenticate using another username, bypassing configured access control restrictions.” allowed a client supporting Post -Handshake Authentication to bypass configured access control restrictions.” The post CVE-2019-0211 Apache flaw allows getting root access via script appeared first on Security Affairs.

D-Link fixed several flaws in Central WiFiManager access point management tool

Security Affairs

D-Link addresses several remote code execution and XSS vulnerabilities affecting the Central WiFiManager access point management tool. D-Link Central WiFiManager software controller helps network administrators streamline their wireless access point (AP) management workflow.

Access and Source Code to Samsung Apps Left Unprotected on Public Server

Adam Levin

In addition to the underlying code of several major Samsung apps was a security token that allowed unfettered access to 135 projects and applications. Alerted to the data compromise by Hussein April 10th, 20 days went by before the company revoked access to its security keys. “[W]hile

Facebook Now Offers Bounties For Access Token Exposure

Threatpost

The newly expanded Facebook bug bounty program sniffs out access token exposure flaws. Uncategorized Vulnerabilities Web Security access tokens bug bounty Facebook Facebook bug bounty hacker Privacy Security

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data

WIRED Threat Level

Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition. Security Security / Privacy Opinion

Content Harvesting Accessibility

Connotate

Content Harvesting There are any number of reasons why you may want, no, need to harvest public, web-accessible content. At Connotate, we define web content harvesting as the process by which internet data is monitored, collected, organized and delivered.