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Healthcare organizations using medical devices that run on the Microsoft Windows XP platform, which is no longer supported, need to have short- and long-term strategies to address cybersecurity, says medical device security researcher Kevin Fu.
Web application attacks increased more than malware-fueled point-of-sale intrusions last year, Verizon's latest breach report shows. Analyst Dave Ostertag reviews the complete results and offers breach prevention insights.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, FireEye has announced plans to acquire nPulse Technologies, which offers a network forensics solution, while CA Technologies joins the FIDO Alliance, which is developing authentication standards.
To help address the shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals, (ISC)Â² is offering colleges and universities a variety of assistance with bolstering cybersecurity education and preparing students for certification.
In the five years since the HITECH Act was signed into law, there have been some major successes and disappointments concerning health information security and privacy, says Joy Pritts of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
As a result of the HIPAA Omnibus Rule's new breach notification guidelines that went into effect last year, business associates need to take certain steps when notifying covered entities of incidents, says security expert Brian Evans.