Amazon Relational Database Service is a platform-as-a-service for optional engines like MySQL, and has an intuitive feature called “RDS snapshot” that allows a user to share public data or a template database to an application, Mitiga explained in a Nov. 16 post. The feature makes it easier to share a snapshot with colleagues while “not having to deal with roles and policies,” making a snapshot public for “just a few minutes.”
Federal officials released updated guidance for preparing and responding to medical device cybersecurity incidents, including ransomware, as cyberattacks against the healthcare sector continue to surge.
These include creating new cyber-incident reporting requirements for local governments and school districts, requiring government entities to adopt the .gov domain, allowing information security officers to serve as joint officials presiding over several jurisdictions and establishing a statewide chief privacy officer role.
Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has been enlisted to find a chief information security officer (CISO) for the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the U.S. House of Representatives. Partners Diane Gilley, a member of both the firm’s technology practice and CIO and technology officers practice, and Jon Barney, head of the U.S. aerospace, defense, and national security practice, are spearheading the assignment.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), alongside the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), released a joint guide containing recommended procedures to reduce the likelihood and impact of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) incidences.