The Indiana National Guard’s cyber battalion is returning home from an out-of-state deployment this fall, and the Guard is seeking employers with Indiana jobs to offer the soldiers upon their return.
Hacked U.S. companies to face new reporting requirements
The rules are part of a broader effort by the Biden administration and Congress to shore up the nation’s cyberdefenses after a series of high-profile digital espionage campaigns and disruptive ransomware attacksRead More
Eskenazi: ‘Bad actors’ obtained data during cyberattack
Eskenazi Health on Tuesday warned its employees, providers, patients and vendors to “closely monitor bank and credit card statements” for “suspicious activity” following a cyberattack to its data network early this month.Read More
Cybercriminals target internet-connected medical devices
Indiana University Health has created a lab to testing the vulnerability of hundreds or even thousands of devices, to protect both patients and the hospital system’s records.Read More
Herff Jones data breach triggers lawsuits from graduation-gear customers
The company disclosed on its website May 12 what it described as a “cyber security incident” that resulted in the “theft of certain customers’ payment information.”Read More
Multiple agencies warned of the discovery of malicious cyber tools created by unnamed advanced-threat actors that they said were capable of gaining “full system access” to multiple industrial control systems.
Business Email Compromise scams get far less attention than the massive ransomware attacks that have triggered a powerful government response, but they siphon untold billions from the economy as authorities struggle to keep up.
In the last 12 months, job openings have increased 29% in cybersecurity, more than double the rate of growth between 2018 and 2019, according to Gartner TalentNeuron, which tracks labor market trends.
Addressing corporate CEOs at their quarterly meeting, Biden told the business leaders they have a “patriotic obligation” to harden their systems against such attacks.
IUPUI is among eight universities to receive the latest round of funding from the National Science Foundation’s CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program, which aims to increase the nation’s supply of trained cybersecurity professionals.
Terri Ruehl Young filed suit in Indiana Commercial Court in Marion County on Friday against the Indianapolis-based public hospital and health care provider.
Both men are alleged to be affiliated with the prolific Russia-based REvil ransomware gang, whose attacks have compromised tens of thousands of computers worldwide and yielded at least $200 million in ransom payments, said Attorney General Merrick Garland.
The U.S. is stepping up actions to combat ransomware and cybercrime through arrests and other actions, its No. 2 official said, as the Biden administration escalates its response to what it regards as an urgent economic and national security threat.
The group, which Microsoft calls Nobelium, has employed a new strategy to piggyback on the direct access that cloud service resellers have to their customers’ IT systems, hoping to “more easily impersonate an organization’s trusted technology partner.”
The poll shows that about 9 in 10 Americans are at least somewhat concerned about hacking that involves their personal information, financial institutions, government agencies or certain utilities.
Officials have repeatedly spoken of the need for better private-sector engagement as the government confronts a surge in ransomware attacks that in the last year have targeted critical infrastructure and major corporations.
Johnson Memorial Health said it has backup processes in place that allow its continued operation and that most services are unaffected.
Due to a spike in the number and severity of ransomware attacks and other cybercrimes, insurers are tightening up their cyber insurance underwriting standards.
Mantech International, a Virginia-based defense contractor with a burgeoning presence in Indiana, says a partnership with Purdue University’s online-learning division has helped the company grow its Indiana workforce.
Apple has released a critical software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers say could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices without any involvement of the owner.
It was the first time a so-called “zero-click” exploit—one that doesn’t require users to click on suspect links or open infected files—has been caught and analyzed, the researchers said.
Google, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon and Amazon were among the companies committed to investing billions of dollars or develop programs to strengthen cybersecurity defenses and to train skilled workers, the White House announced Wednesday