NIST will soon start writing the "final" version of its cybersecurity framework, a guide to information security best practices for operators of the nation's critical infrastructure. But should it be beta tested?
A new report by several GOP senators raises questions about the HITECH Act's electronic health record incentive program, including concerns about data security and privacy. But the senators overlook a number of key issues.
President Obama's re-election paves the way for continuation of the HITECH Act EHR incentive program and provides a perfect opportunity for the administration to toughen the program's privacy and security requirements.