Daily IT Security News Blast

Mike Hamilton, founder and CISO of Critical Informatics, has decades of experience in the information security industry.  In that time, he has developed a keen eye for IT news that impacts how security professionals approach their jobs and the news that will have meaningful impacts on daily life.

Every day, Mike curates the top news stories in cybersecurity, including the latest breaches, security alerts, and industry developments.  Readers describe the news blast as their go-to morning source for the latest in infosec.

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Past News Blasts

April 20, 2018
Blue Shield of California Breach

IT Security News Blast 04-20-2018

Blue Shield of California Reports PHI Data Breach Blue Shield of California admitted to a PHI data breach involving an insurance broker who was not authorized […]
April 19, 2018
FDA Cybersecurity

IT Security News Blast 04-19-2018

FDA Proposes Action to Enhance Medical Device Cybersecurity The FDA is seeking “additional authorities and funding for Congress to consider, which would build on [FDA’s] work […]
April 18, 2018
Seven Practices of Healthcare Cybersecurity

IT Security News Blast 04-18-2018

Seven Successful Practices for a Robust Healthcare Cyber Security Plan Hackers can make large sums of money by selling an individual’s medical records on the dark […]
April 17, 2018
Blockchain Cybersecurity in FinServ

IT Security News Blast 04-17-2018

Healthcare Data Security Requires Active Employee Participation! A security campaign for healthcare workers needs to gradually develop as an ongoing behavioral program that starts by conducting […]
April 16, 2018
Cyber Risk Assessment for InfoSec Budget

IT Security News Blast 04-16-2018

Understanding Risk Assessment for InfoSec Budgeting Last month,  Critical Informatics founder Mike Hamilton moderated a panel discussion in downtown Seattle, reinforcing a practical methodology to establish […]
April 12, 2018
Healthcare Cybersecurity Breach

IT Security News Blast 04-12-2018

Healthcare Industry Worst in Stopping Insider Data Breaches The report found that the healthcare industry was the only sector that had more internal actors (56 percent) […]
April 11, 2018
Healthcare Cybersecurity News

IT Security News Blast 04-11-2018

Healthcare Industry Rife with Error and Misuse, Verizon Data Breach Report Finds In all, the healthcare industry is rife with error and misuse. In fact, it […]
April 10, 2018
C Suite Cybersecurity Doubters

IT Security News Blast 04-10-2018

Healthcare CEO Prescribes 5 Ways to Fight Ransomware ·       Multifactor Authentication ·       Vulnerability Management ·       Vendor Management ·       AI Enabled Antivirus ·       Logging System Activity http://bitcoinist.com/healthcare-ceo-fights-back-hackers/ […]
April 9, 2018
A.I. Cyber Warfare

IT Security News Blast 04-09-2018

Health care data breach costs account for 28% of total Health care claims comprised 17% of claims in 2017, but represented 28% of total breach costs, […]

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