When you're thinking about securing your data assets and web site, how do you really know the value of what you're protecting? Akamai's Terrence O'Connor shares how to determine the cost of a data breach.
Lost and stolen mobile devices might be a leading cause of data breaches. But it's a strategic mistake for enterprises to focus too heavily on device security, says Christy Wyatt, CEO of Good Technology.
It's time to consider amending the HIPAA Privacy Rule to enable the sharing of certain research data, without patients' authorization, to help improve the quality of care, contends Douglas Fridsma, M.D., a former federal health IT leader.
Following a "Flash Alert" from the FBI, organizations must mitigate the risk posed by dangerous "wiper" malware attacks designed to erase hard drives. Malware expert Roel Schouwenberg offers strategic advice.
Despite substantial concerns about privacy and security, a large majority of U.S. consumers support the use and exchange of electronic health records by their healthcare providers, say Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT researchers.
Hewlett Foundation President Larry Kramer explains why the group is funding academic efforts to lay the cornerstone for sustainable public policy to deal with the growing cyberthreats faced by governments, businesses and individuals.
Cybersecurity specialists need to learn to think like an adversary in order to develop sound defense strategies, says Greg Shannon, chief scientist at the CERT Division of Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute.
Brendan Hannigan became IBM's top security systems executive in 2011, when Big Blue acquired the company he ran, Q1 Labs. Hannigan says acquisitions will remain a key component in the growth of IBM's security business.
A Connecticut Supreme Court ruling paving the way for a case involving accusations of negligence stemming from an alleged violation of HIPAA privacy standards could potentially have an impact on data breach cases, the plaintiff's attorney says.
To protect against medical ID theft and fraud, healthcare organizations need to build comprehensive security programs that go beyond just putting their "finger in the dike," says security expert Mark Ford of Deloitte.