The ongoing epidemic of health data breaches involving unencrypted laptops demonstrates why many healthcare organizations need to conduct more meaningful risk assessments, says security expert Dan Berger.
Patients entrust their lives to healthcare organizations. Shouldn't their personal data also be safe? Symantec's Axel Wirth on what healthcare security leaders must do differently to protect patient data.
The PCI Security Standards Council has no plans to modify its standards for payment card data security in response to high-profile payment card breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, says Bob Russo, the council's general manager.
Retail data breaches are growing. ISight Partners' Tiffany Jones, a researcher who helped the Department of Homeland Security prepare its report about malware attacks, offers new insight into the latest cyber-attacks.
Now that he's taken on the job of CISO of a software vendor, Jennings Aske, the former info security and privacy officer at Partners HealthCare, talks about dealing with compliance issues from the new vantage point of a business associate.
Amidst draft legislation and the fallout of large-scale breaches, now is both the best and worst of times for privacy, says Trevor Hughes of the IAPP. What are the best career opportunities for privacy pros?
Cybercriminals exploiting weaknesses in how users employ passwords is a significant factor behind an increase in records exposed in breaches during 2013, says Craig Spiezle of the Online Trust Alliance.
In 2013, attackers proved that sophisticated DDoS attacks could be launched as effective disruptions and distractions. What are the evolving solutions that now help organizations mitigate these strikes?