The recent data breach at U.K.-based telecom company TalkTalk illustrates that breach risk mitigation is a critical issue worldwide. PCI's Jeremy King, who will be a featured speaker at ISMG's Fraud Summit London on Oct. 27, explains why European data security is getting more scrutiny.
Devin Jopp, CEO of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, describes a new effort to develop recommendations for how to protect genomic data as it's exchanged, as is called for under President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative.
A recent agreement among 12 electronic health record vendors to support an effort to create a voluntary set of metrics assessing the interoperability of their products could potentially be a step toward easing secure health information exchange, says Kent Gale of the research firm KLAS.
A number of short-term and long-term hurdles, including technology and policy issues, stand in the way of achieving secure, interoperable, nationwide health information exchange, says David Kibbe, M.D., of DirectTrust, which maintains a secure email framework.
In an exclusive interview, Harris Health System CISO Jeffrey Vinson explains how his team is spearheading an effort to help the federal government and the healthcare industry improve cyber threat intelligence sharing.
By identifying abnormal data access behavior, machine learning systems could improve breach prevention and fraud detection in the healthcare arena and other sectors, contends artificial intelligence expert Robert Leithiser.
The information security field has done a poor job of attracting and retaining women, contends Jo Stewart-Rattray, international director of ISACA, who emphasizes the need for mentoring as well as salary equity.
The healthcare cyber threat landscape will become even more menacing next year, while a shortage of cybersecurity resources will make dealing with those challenges increasingly difficult, predicts Charles Christian, chairman of CHIME.
Healthcare organizations should take three important steps to help improve the cybersecurity of medical devices used in their environments, says security expert Kevin Fu. Hear his advice in this interview.
NACS attorney Doug Kantor says small businesses are getting a raw deal from the card brands when it comes to expectations for EMV migration. The expense is too high, and the fraud-reduction benefits too low to make EMV worthwhile, he argues.
Security leaders do well securing stored data and data in transit. But what about the integrity of data after it reaches the intended recipient? This is a huge gap to be bridged, says Chris Kniffin of Seclore.
With organizations increasingly moving to the cloud, more security professionals are needed to help secure those environments as well as manage incident response. Cloud forensics expert Neha Thethi outlines must-have skills, qualifications and certifications.
In this audio blog report, hear why former NSA Director Mike McConnell changed his view on the value of the government getting device manufacturers to create a backdoor to allow law enforcement to bypass encryption.