World IP Day Showcases Small Business

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In his proclamation marking World Intellectual Property Day, President Joe Biden praised the “innovators and creators who enrich our lives and create the products, services, companies, and industries of tomorrow.” This year’s commemoration shines a spotlight on the outsized role small businesses play in the economic growth of the country “and the ways intellectual property can help support their continued … Read More

Growing Cyber Threats to the Gaming Industry

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It’s a reality in today’s world that data breaches are commonplace, and that companies, organizations, and even individuals need to protect themselves against such attacks. The video game industry has become a prime target for cybercriminals, for both developers and consumers. As the business and consumer sides alike rely on technology and connection, they are growing ever more prone to … Read More

Securing ICS Networks from USB Threats

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has long warned about threats facing the industrial control systems of critical infrastructure operators in manufacturing, energy, water management, aerospace, and other key public and private sectors. In addition to advising regular backups of all system and configuration data, the agency urges organizations to identify, minimize and secure all network connections to ICS. … Read More

Ransomware Attack Hits DMV Contractor

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Third-party contractors have often proven to be the weak link in an organization’s cybersecurity planning. If your business partners don’t take data security seriously, your own measures will ultimately be less effective. A recent report by IT services provider Datto found that among 1,400 managed service providers (MSPs) surveyed, 85% said ransomware was the most common threat facing small and … Read More

MultiCare Data Breach Exposes Patient Records

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MultiCare Health System in Washington state disclosed this week that a ransomware attack in December last year led to the release of personal information for more than 210,000 of its patients, healthcare providers, and staff. The attack targeted a third-party software vendor for health management company Woodcreek Provider Services, which supports several MultiCare health centers. The attackers infiltrated MultiCare data … Read More