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  • Anthem Attribution to China: Useful?

    Report Links Breach to Chinese Professor; Experts Respond Anthem Attribution to China: Useful?

    A new report details new clues suggesting that the massive data breach involving health insurer Anthem was launched by Chinese hackers. But will such evidence help businesses blunt future APT attacks? Read more...

  • Lawsuit Filed in Insider Breach

    Alleges Patients Didn't Get Privacy Protection They 'Paid For' Lawsuit Filed in Insider Breach

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against a hospital company and a business associate for an insider breach that affected more than 82,000 individuals. The suit alleges patients didn't get the privacy protections they "paid for." Read more...

  • Anthem Breach: 78.8 Million Affected

    Investigation of How Much Data Was Actually Stolen Continues Anthem Breach: 78.8 Million Affected

    Anthem Inc. now confirms that the health insurer's recent data breach compromised a database containing personal information on 78.8 million individuals, with information on millions potentially stolen. Read more...

  • Prison Term in HIPAA Violation Case

    Are More Such Prosecutions on the Horizon? Prison Term in HIPAA Violation Case

    A former Texas hospital worker has received a prison term for violating HIPAA, one of the toughest penalties yet for such a crime. Learn why some legal experts say more criminal prosecutions for HIPAA violations are likely. Read more...

  • 'Precision Medicine': Privacy Issues

    A Pioneering Physician's Protections for Genetic, Other Data 'Precision Medicine': Privacy Issues
    Florence Comite, M.D.

    Florence Comite, M.D., a pioneer in the evolving practice of "precision medicine," describes what's needed to protect patient privacy as more genetic and other sensitive data is collected about individuals to personalize their care. Read more...

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    Apple Pay: Authentication a Soft Spot

    Mobile a Breeding Ground for Counterfeit Card Fraud By Tracy Kitten
    Apple Pay: Authentication a Soft Spot

    New exploits linked to Apple Pay aren't compromising the mobile device's security, but instead are taking advantage of lax authentication practices used by banking institutions to verify cards that are loaded to the iPhone for Apple Pay purchases.

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    Cool Reception for Obama's Privacy Plan

    Businesses Would Help Define Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights By Eric Chabrow
    Cool Reception for Obama's Privacy Plan

    The Obama administration's discussion draft for a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights law has some of the president's usual supporters saying they're disappointed in his proposal. Find out why.

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    Risks Growing, But Not InfoSec Budgets

    New Survey Sizes Up Healthcare Security Trends By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Risks Growing, But Not InfoSec Budgets

    While cyberthreats are rising, budgets for information security are not for many of the respondents to our 2015 Healthcare Information Security Today survey. The VA, however, is spelling out plans to boost security spending.

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    Congress Averts DHS Partial Shutdown

    Lamakers Fund the Department for Seven Days By Eric Chabrow
    Congress Averts DHS Partial Shutdown

    Congress, at the 11th hour, passed a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the next seven days, averting for now a partial shutdown that would have curtailed some cybersecurity programs.

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    Clapper: Cyberthreats to Worsen

    National Intelligence Director Blames Iran for Casino Hack By Eric Chabrow
    Clapper: Cyberthreats to Worsen

    The director of national intelligence, James Clapper, paints a grim picture of the cyberthreats the nation faces, saying as bad as 2014 was, 2015 and the coming years will be worse.

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    It was a tough year for CISOs in 2014, and a great year for cybercriminals, as billions of dollars of global economic productivity were siphoned into their hands. It's easy to see that thieves are...

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