Washington has become the third state to pass legislation incorporating the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI) to help financial institutions recover costs from credit/debit card breaches.
The topic has been discussed for years, but now truly is the time for organizations to invest in federated identity management.
So says Tom Smedinghoff, partner at Chicago-based law firm Wildman Harrold. In an exclusive interview, Smedinghoff discusses:
What's new about federated ID management;
At an online session to solicit comments on a proposed framework for a new Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, planners asked for additional advice on tactics for ramping up enforcement of existing privacy and security regulations.
Insider crimes are among the biggest threats to public and private sector organizations. And yet too many groups continue to struggle to prevent or even detect these crimes.
In an exclusive interview, Dawn Cappelli of Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, discusses:
Federal regulators are one small step closer to starting audits of healthcare organizations and their business associates for compliance with the HIPAA privacy and security rules as required under the HITECH Act.
The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded two key...