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BitSight co-founder and CTO Stephen Boyer has shared advice with FierceCIO targeted to both board members and IT security executives on how they can "clear up the confusion and start moving the...
The much-anticipated AP preseason college football rankings came out this week. But how do the major athletic conferences rank against hackers?
U.S. universities face a bigger threat of security data breaches than the retail and healthcare sectors, according to a recent study published by BitSight.
BitSight uses a number of different threat-intelligence sources, such as malicious traffic emanating from a corporate network, to assign a security score to each company in a particular industry....
Another study, by BitSight Technologies, accuses health providers and drug companies of spending less on IT security than other businesses.
A recent report from BitSight Technologies has found that leading colleges and universities across the U.S. are at even greater risk of security breaches than the retail and healthcare sectors.
US universities are at higher risk of being hit with security breaches during the school year, compared to other sectors such as retail, healthcare, a new report from BitSight Technologies notes
“Even though education as an entire sector isn't doing well, there are patterns among [schools] that are doing well,” Boyer said.
As thousands of students prepare to return to university over the next few weeks, new research by security ratings company BitSight shows that this is a busy time for hackers too.
US universities are still battling surprisingly high levels of malware infection among their student populations, mainly old forms considered neutralised years ago such as the Mac Flashback Trojan...
While retailers and healthcare organizations have dominated much of the data breach media attention in recent weeks, a new study finds that the nation's colleges and universities are at even greater...
A new report says the majority of attacks experienced by higher education institutions come from malware infections, and most universities are ill equipped to prevent and handle such attacks.
Students aren’t the only ones heading to college this fall. According to a new report by BitSight, hackers are also on their way to universities across the country.
As college students head back to school, cybercriminals are heading back to work.
If you think that retailers are the biggest target for cyber criminals, you have it more than a wee bit wrong. Hackers are really going after the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. In fact,...
A Chinese hacking team’s theft of millions of records from a hospital chain could be the blow that forces health care executives to invest in the equipment, expertise and information sharing that...
In the wake of Monday’s news of a breach at Community Health Systems, health care CIOs say they are bolstering their organizations’ security with technology, staff, education and board meetings.
A healthcare system spanning 29 states announced on Monday that cybercriminals operating from China stole information on approximately 4.5 million patients, including names, birth dates, and Social...
Personal information for about 4.5 million patients of Franklin, Tennessee-based Community Health Systems--which operates 206 hospitals in 29 states--was compromised in April and June when hackers...
The breach is a relatively large one for the health care industry, according to BitSight's Turner, who added that CHS seems to be communicating about it appropriately.
Healthcare security in general is less secure than retail, BitSight Technologies determined earlier this year.
According to a recent report from BitSight Technologies, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies have the lowest security performances when compared to the finance, utility and retail sectors.
The integrity of enterprise data is only as strong as your most vulnerable third-party supplier or business partner. It's time to shore up these connection points.