Cybersecurity thought-leader Ira Winkler has been appointed new international president of the Information Systems Security Association. Find out about his plans for creating a healthcare special interest group.
DDoS attacks have existed for years. But the latest wave brings new threats to organizations. How should they defend against these attacks? Ashley Stephenson of Corero Network Security offers insights.
DDoS attacks have existed for years. But the latest wave brings new threats to organizations. How should they...
Richard Hodge, senior director of Congressional affairs at HIMSS, explains why the association has asked Congress to commission a study of nationwide patient data matching in an effort to improve patient safety.
Healthcare organizations can learn a lesson from communication missteps in the banking sector. Banks struck by DDoS attacks are missing an opportunity to educate customers about cybersecurity, says Gregory Nowak of the Information Security Forum.
NIST's Ron Ross, one of the world's top information risk thought leaders, says new guidance he co-wrote doesn't dictate how organizations must approach risk assessment, but gives enterprises options on how to conduct risk appraisals.
The federal government has unveiled five pilot projects, including two that involve healthcare, that, if successful, could help build trust in online commerce and boost the economy, says Jeremy Grant, head of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program office.
Thor Ryan, chief security officer at the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, offers lessons learned as a result of his organization's $1.7 million settlement following a HIPAA compliance investigation triggered by a small breach incident.