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Medical Debt Collection Firm R1 RCM Hit in Ransomware Attack

R1 RCM Inc. [NASDAQ:RCM], one of the nation’s largest medical debt collection companies, has been hit in a ransomware attack. Formerly known as Accretive Health Inc., Chicago-based R1 RCM brought in revenues of $1.18 billion in 2019. The company has more than 19,000 employees an

Statement in response to exam results

An ICO spokesperson said:

Opinion

Securing human resources from cyber attack

I see 'use a VPN' advice being handed out every time remote working is being discussed. To save overwhelming your data centre internet connections, let me modify that advice: 'For cloud services (e.g. 365, Google Apps...), point your end users directly at the service provider. Us...

Technology

Developers Need More Usable Static Code Scanners to Head Off Security Bugs

My advice is to invest in your threat modelling process and tools to get a better return from 'shifting-left', especially given how unusable the lower level tools seem to be...: [...] The research comes as developers are increasingly being tasked with taking responsibility for...

The future of encryption: Getting ready for the quantum computer attack

If you're concerned about encrypted data being decrypted in the future by a quantum computer attack, then it's time to investigate and possibly invest in quantum secure cryptography...: [...] Kaafarani is a former engineer at Hewlett-Packard Labs and leads a team of 10 full-time

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