As a growing number of enterprises turn to cloud computing, the government could reclassify the cloud as a critical infrastructure, putting it on par with electrical grids, public-health networks and banking systems. Will regulations follow?
It's not malware, crime rings or hacktivists. What, then, are among the threats that concern security leaders most? CISO Tom Newton offers new insight on today's top threats and strategies to combat them.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology plans to develop platform options for secure health information exchange, especially among smaller providers. But how soon will the platforms be available?
Smart phones that give many IT security managers headaches in developing security policies are being used in increasing numbers to help safeguard systems and applications, thanks to more muscular biometric features, says Steve Vinsik of Unisys.
With Congress facing $1.2 trillion in budget cuts, Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel says funding for cybersecurity initiatives will likely be affected. But with smart planning, government information technology should not be placed at risk.
Kathryn Marchesini, a privacy adviser at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, outlines the three most important steps healthcare organizations should take to avoid breaches of information on mobile devices.
To mitigate the top threats for 2013, organizations need to understand the motivations of potential attackers so they can adequately defend their networks and systems. Experts describe risk management strategies for the year ahead.
For the first time, a federal investigation of a health information breach that affected fewer than 500 individuals has resulted in a financial penalty for HIPAA violations. Read more about the settlement.