Has Your O365 Account Been Hacked?
January 16, 2018, Robert Meekins, Director, Forensics, Coalfire
In the past six months, Coalfire has seen an increase in businesses receiving fraudulent emails from legitimate client accounts with fraudulent invoice attachments. In several cases, the recipient paid the invoices not realizing they were fraudulent. The losses have ranged between thousands and hundreds of thousands of dollars. When the business investigated, they found that the mailbox associated with the sender’s account did not contain the sent emails. Moreover, the authorized user claims they never sent the email.
The Spectre of Chips on Meltdown
January 05, 2018, Victor Teissler, Security Associate, Coalfire
The news is rife with emerging details of Intel and other chip vulnerabilities and the hardware bugs that can potentially exploit them. While details are still developing and will likely continue to be uncovered in the days, weeks, and even months ahead, we will explore what is known to date.
Healthcare Security Pros Prioritize Sharing and Caring in the Wild, Wild West of Healthcare
January 02, 2018, Deborah McLain, Director, Heathcare & Life Sciences, Coalfire
Security professionals from healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs), medical device manufacturers, and pharmaceutical companies gathered in Scottsdale, Arizona for the NH-ISAC Cyber Rodeo Summit last month. The big topics were how to share more threat intelligence, while at the same time ensuring the highest level of patient care and safety.
Look Out! Risk Is on the Move, According to IoT Thought Leaders from Across the Globe
December 19, 2017, Deborah McLain, Director, Heathcare & Life Sciences, Coalfire
The IoT Security Summit 2017 in New York City in late October and the Security of Things World USA 2017 in San Diego last month were both packed with thought leaders from all parts of the IoT ecosystem – device manufacturers, telecom carriers, cloud providers, and early-adopter end users from vertical industries. They came, they saw, and they tried to conquer the many security challenges faced by organizations when implementing IoT initiatives . . . but came away with many unanswered questions.
Black Hat Europe puts cybersecurity on the C-Suite Agenda
December 18, 2017, Andrew Barratt, Managing Director, Europe
Black Hat is renowned for being one of the biggest, most technical security conferences in the world operating in the USA, Europe and Asia. 2017 marks Europe’s first Black Hat Executive summit, a format well received for senior executives to be able to openly discuss cyber security concerns and share business issues arising from cybersecurity deficiencies. Read more