Severe MDHexRay bug affects 100+ GE Healthcare imaging systems

A vulnerability in GE Healthcare’s proprietary management software used for medical imaging devices could put patients’ health privacy at risk, potentially their lives. The flaw received the name MDHexRay (CVE-2020-25179) and a severity score of 9.8 out of 10. It Read More …

Pharma official: Anti-microbial resistance larger than COVID-19 crisis

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a looming crisis and potentially “even larger than the COVID-19” pandemic, the CEO of one of the few remaining antibiotic producers with a manufacturing presence in the EU told EURACTIV in an interview. Rex Clements, the Read More …

UK: New law planned to make all businesses assess their risk of terrorist attack

The government is planning to introduce a new law to force all businesses to assess their risk of a terrorist attack and take measures to cope with the threat. Details of the new legislation emerged at the inquiry into the Read More …

Short of medics as virus surges, central Europe sounds alarm

Soldiers in Poland are giving coronavirus tests. American National Guard troops with medical training are headed to the Czech Republic to work alongside doctors there. A Czech university student is running blood samples to labs, and the mayor of the Read More …

Manchester Arena bombing: Risk of attack should have been ‘crystal clear’, inquiry told

The risk of Manchester Arena being vulnerable to a suicide bomber should have been “crystal clear”, an inquiry has been told. Security experts said a table-top exercise, called Operation Sherman, specifically highlighted the City Room foyer – the area where Read More …

Cyber Risks Are Top of Mind Throughout the Power Sector

The electric power sector in the United States has a long history of facing threats to our infrastructure—whether they are natural or man‐made. While cyberthreats are indeed much more complex, particularly when you consider that some of our cyber adversaries Read More …

Why the Department of Defense’s Cyber Security Strategy Is Worth Emulating

While 2020 has given the U.S. a multitude of challenges to manage simultaneously, a perennial pandemic that has been buried in the headlines must never be ignored — cyber breaches. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated cyber risks as corporations Read More …

More explosives found outside Beirut port month after deadly explosion

The Lebanese military on Thursday discovered more than four tons of ammonium nitrate near Beirut’s port, where a deadly explosion killed nearly 200 people last month. The military said army experts were called in for an inspection and found the Read More …

CISA working on cyber-risk framework to prioritize emerging threats

Whether it’s protecting a government-supported effort to produce coronavirus vaccines and treatments, or preventing interference in this November’s election, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is working with industry partners to stay on top of the latest cyber threats. In Read More …