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News alert: Beazley reports on how AI, new tech distract businesses as cyber risk intensifies

The Last Watchdog

London, July 13, 2023 — Beazley, the leading specialist insurer, today published its latest Risk & Resilience report: Spotlight on: Cyber & Technology Risks 2023. For the insurance industry, working with clients to help them tackle these challenges is vital to ensuring businesses operate in as safe an environment as possible.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 1 – 7 January 2024

IT Governance

million people was compromised, including names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, taxpayer identification numbers, medical information, health insurance information, and billing and claims information. KG Source 1 ; source 2 (New) Manufacturing Germany Yes 1.1 Information relating to nearly 4.5


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Prometei botnet is targeting ProxyLogon Microsoft Exchange flaws

Security Affairs

The crypto-mining has a modular structure and employes multiple techniques to infect systems and evade detection. Prometei has been observed to be active in systems across a variety of industries, including: Finance, Insurance, Retail, Manufacturing, Utilities, Travel, and Construction.” ” concludes the report.

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The Scammers’ Playbook: How Cybercriminals Get Ahold of Your Data

eSecurity Planet

According to the 2021 IBM Threat Force Intelligence Index , Manufacturing was the industry most likely to be attacked last year, comprising 23.2% Finance and insurance finished a close second at 22.4%. Finance and insurance companies were particularly vulnerable to the sort of phishing scams we’re talking about.

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Episode 204: Josh Corman of CISA on securing the Vaccine Supply Chain

The Security Ledger

In recent years, China has made a habit of targeting large health insurers and healthcare providers as it seeks to build what some have described as a “data lake” of U.S. residents that it can mine for intelligence. Episode 194: What Happened To All The Election Hacks?

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Envisioning new and hidden realities with data and augmented reality—a digital “twin city” example


All of this information has a value to city planners, but also would be of interest to law enforcement, hospitals, insurance companies, stores, restaurants and car manufacturers—and even energy suppliers planning where to locate vehicle charging stations. This is happening for the town of Kiruna, a municipality in northern Sweden.

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Top GRC Tools & Software for 2021

eSecurity Planet

Like other competitive GRC solutions, it speeds the process of aggregating and mining data, building reports, and managing files. The Riskonnect GRC platform has specific use cases for risk management, information security, compliance, and audit professionals in healthcare, retail, insurance, financial services, and manufacturing.