Regulations initially cause organizations to spend more funds on data breaches, but eventually those rules could save enterprises money, the Ponemon Institute's Larry Ponemon says in analyzing his latest study on breach costs.
When it comes to breach prevention, many organizations are improving their own security posture, but neglecting that of their strategic partners. Trend Micro's Tom Kellermann outlines third-party risks.
In an interview about virtual supply chain threats, Kellermann discusses:
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New York state residents soon will be able to use a health information exchange's portal to securely access all their records, rather than having to gain access from providers one-by-one, explains HIE leader David Whitlinger.
Healthcare organizations need to assess and mitigate security risks for medical devices just as diligently as they do for other information technology, says Sharon Finney, data security leader at 44-hospital Adventist Health System.
Attacks aimed at mobile devices are progressing much more rapidly than any attacks ever waged against PCs. Organizations are in danger if they don't pay attention, says anti-phishing expert Dave Jevans.
Healthcare organizations need to more closely monitor how staff members access patient information to minimize "insider threats" that could compromise privacy or lead to fraud, says security consultant Mac McMillan.