Weaponized roller coasters? Kidnappers hacking babycams? Forget over-the-top "CSI: Cyber" hacking plots. The hackers behind the Rogers ISP breach, in their quest for bitcoins, claim they wielded nothing more serious than a telephone call.
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.
Initial reports suggested that Russian hackers could behind an attack against JPMorgan Chase, and perhaps other U.S. banks. While it's still far from clear who the culprits are, experts discuss the potential hacking motivations of a nation-state.
Organizations collect a wealth of information as part of their governance, risk and compliance programs, and security professionals are missing out on important insights if they don't take advantage of it.
Automating governance, risk and compliance reduces vulnerabilities that can have an adverse impact on the bottom line, says Sergio Thompson-Flores, chief executive of Modulo, a provider of GRC offerings.
Federal regulators stirred up controversy when they sent a letter to five healthcare associations warning that the government will prosecute healthcare providers who "game" the system by using EHRs to submit fraudulent bills.