In addition to the negative publicity associated with being included on the federal tally of major health information breaches, some organizations are experiencing yet another impact of breaches: class action lawsuits.
Virtual Radiologic Professionals, LLC notified individuals about a stolen laptop taken from an employee's car. By corporate policy, the laptop's hard drive was supposed to be encrypted, but something went wrong.
A wave of security breaches serves as a catalyst for all types of organizations to assess the need for cyber insurance. Here's the story of one institution that saw the threat and took out a $10 million policy.
Too many of today's firewalls are out of date and opening organizations to unacceptable business risks, says Chris King of Palo Alto Networks.
So, how do we quickly get to the next-generation firewall - and what are the key qualities it will need to embrace?
In an interview about the future of firewalls, King...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a letter, informed Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of his decision to bring cybersecurity legislation to the floor during the first work period of 2012 legislative session.
Banks, government agencies and healthcare providers have upped their efforts to assist consumers after an ID theft incident. But much more needs to be done. One ID-theft recovery expert shares her thoughts about areas in need of improvement.
Pennsylvania fined former CISO Robert Maley $10,000 for having vendors pay for his travel, meals and lodging to industry events as well as playoff baseball tickets, violations of a state ethics code, the state Ethics Commission reports.
Sutter Health, an integrated delivery system that was in the process of encrypting all its desktop computers, reports that a device that had not yet been encrypted was recently stolen, affecting more than 4.2 million patients.