As the federal government moves forward with a long list of endeavors - including a "moonshot to end cancer" - focused on boosting medical innovations, it's critical that patient privacy and data security stay top of mind.
Cybercriminals are in mourning after the shocking announcement from Oracle that it will deep-six its beloved Java Web browser plug-in technology, owing to browser makers failing to support "standards based" plug-ins.
Sophisticated phishing campaigns, increasingly targeted because of social media, are fueling business email compromises - a growing wire fraud scheme that is attacking businesses worldwide, says Jim Hansen of PhishMe.
A $46.7 million fraud scheme that hit Ubiquiti Networks Inc. shows the new & improved face of wire fraud - and just how easy it is for cybercriminals to fool employees into helping to pilfer their own enterprises.
Shed a tear for enthusiasts of aging Microsoft Windows operating systems. That's because Microsoft has now retired Windows Server 2003 support, as well as anti-virus scanner and signature updates for Windows XP. But breaking up can be hard to do.
Psychologically speaking, nothing beats the power of a well-timed deadline. And love it or hate it, Google's 90-day "Project Zero" deadline for fixing flaws - before they get publicly disclosed - has rewritten bug-patching rules.
While cyberthreats are rising, budgets for information security are not for many of the respondents to our 2015 Healthcare Information Security Today survey. The VA, however, is spelling out plans to boost security spending.
The response by Sony Pictures Entertainment executives to the hack attack against their company provides a number of great examples for how to not to handle a data breach. Here are 7 key mistakes they made.
A review of the RSA 2014 agenda shows several seminars, panels and speakers of particular interest to healthcare-focused attendees, including those focused on mobile device security and medical device hacks.
Many healthcare providers and their business associates have a long way to go with their HIPAA compliance efforts. But two new resources from federal regulators could help pave the way to better security.
Financial institutions and businesses in other sectors must continually collect information about their online customers to ensure stronger authentication, says Avivah Litan, a fraud expert and analyst for the consultancy Gartner.