The Archimedes Medical Device Security 101 Conference - A Secure Forum for Security Issues
January, 2018, Andrew Hicks, Managing Principal, Coalfire
The University of Michigan’s Archimedes Center for Medical Device Security hosted its second annual MDS 101 conference in Orlando this month. The conference provides a secure forum for attendees to speak freely about cybersecurity issues with respected professionals who can help establish best practices for improving medical device security.
Has Your O365 Account Been Hacked?
January, 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, 2018, Victor Teissler, Security Consultant, 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, 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.