How Ransomware and Phishing Impact the Healthcare Sector

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Healthcare organizations were overwhelmed with cyber attacks during 2020 and 2021, and hackers show no sign of abating in 2022. 89% of healthcare organizations worldwide have experienced a breach in the past two years, with cyber attacks on healthcare infrastructure increasing by 30% in Q3 of 2021 alone. Last year saw services like Scripps Health in […]

Understanding The Cyber Threats to Universities

The press is constantly flooded with reports of high-profile cyber attacks devastating financial institutions, billion-dollar businesses, and retail giants. But perhaps surprisingly, the education sector reports a higher number of malware incidents than any of these industries. At the time of writing, educational organizations have reported 6.5 million malware attempts in the past 30 days, […]

Centripetal’s 2021 Roundup – Major Breaches and Key Cyber Trends

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This year saw publicly reported data breaches and cyber attack attempts soar, stretching cyber teams to their limit and increasing recovery-related costs to unsustainable levels. By the end of September 2021, the number of data breaches in the US had already succeeded the total number of events in 2020 by 17%, with reputational and financial […]

Cyber Attacks in Entertainment and Media – What are the Risks?

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The entertainment industry is a profit powerhouse, with revenues now over $2 trillion worldwide. Unfortunately, the industry’s high-profile content, reliance on digital systems, and growing supply chain of partners make the sector an attractive target for hackers. Whether intended to steal consumer information, hold content to ransom, or distribute propaganda, data breaches are taking their […]

12/09/21 – CleanINTERNET Shielding Against CVE-2021-44228 IOCs

On December 9th, the CVE-2021-44228 Apache Log4j RCE was released publicly. Before the threats were made public, Centripetal CleanINTERNET shielded this threat proactively and saved our customers valuable time, reputation, and the risk of non-compliance by preventing any compromise associated with this vulnerability. Many organizations are likely to be impacted by this vulnerability without understanding […]

Cybersecurity for Telecommunications – Outsourcing and Increasing Cyber Posture

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The telecommunications industry connects us with each other, but with their vast infrastructure, and customer bases often in their millions, these companies offer a wealth of potential entry points for attackers to exploit. Almost half of telecommunications organizations suffered from DNS-based malware in 2019 alone, yet the majority (81%) waited at least three days to […]

Cyber Risk in the Insurance Industry

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The Insurance Industry is in the business of assuming and predicting risk, including cyber risk. Despite this, less than half of insurance CEOs claim that their organization is fully prepared for a cyber event. The sheer amount of personal data they hold, the increasing use of third-party vendors, and the growing security skills gap have […]

CleanINTERNET for the Tech Industry

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They may operate in countless sectors, but tech organizations have one thing in common: as leaders in innovation and holders of large amounts of customer information, including sensitive government data, security is crucial. But tech companies take an average of 187 days to identify a data breach, equating to a loss of between 10 and […]

What Is Zero Trust and How Does CleanINTERNET Apply It?

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In May 2021, following an influx of high-profile data breaches and nation-state cyber threats, including the SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline attacks, the US federal government released an executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity. The order urged federal agencies and contractors to strengthen their cybersecurity defenses by implementing a Zero Trust model, and strongly recommended […]

Protecting Critical National Infrastructure with Zero Trust and Cyber Threat Intelligence

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Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) is essential to the public’s health and safety – but its networks are under attack. 90% of critical infrastructure providers in the US, UK, Germany, Australia, Mexico, and Japan have fallen victim to a cyber attack in the past two years, with growing automation and digitalization only increasing attack surfaces. In […]