To retain their customers after a breach of sensitive information, organizations should take the extra step of calling those affected to offer free credit protection services, says security expert Brian Dean.
The Boston Marathon tragedy is yet another reminder to organizations to develop alternative ways to communicate with employees during such emergencies. Otherwise, they could put their organizations' continuity plans at risk.
Adventist Health System faces a class action lawsuit in the wake of a health data theft case that resulted in three guilty pleas. The lawsuit alleges Adventist failed to adequately protect patient information.
Improving regulatory compliance and security training, as well as detecting and preventing breaches, are top priorities for 2013, the Healthcare Information Security Today survey shows. Sharp HealthCare CIO Bill Spooner tells why those issues are critical.
The SEC in 2011 issued staff guidance on disclosure obligations regarding cyber-risks and incidents. Now, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller wants the SEC commissioners themselves to provide the guidance.
In the aftermath of a massive health data breach last year and a smaller incident this year, the state of Utah is taking a number of steps, including creating a data security office within the health department.
As hospitals and clinics plow ahead with their HIPAA Omnibus Rule compliance efforts, they should also remind patients to be careful when communicating their own health information. A clinical psychologist offers practical insights.
Computer networks in nations where the government has ratified international cyber-agreements have lower incidents of malware infection, says Paul Nicholas, Microsoft senior director of global security strategy and diplomacy.
In this week's breach roundup, read about three healthcare incidents, including the theft of two unencrypted laptops that contained patient data and paper records scheduled for shredding that went missing.
What's the cost to an organization when it suffers a seurity breach and breaks trust with its own customers? Jeff Hudson, CEO of Venafi, presents results of a new survey on the cost of failed trust.
Venafi has just partnered with Ponemon Group to release a new survey, "The Cost of Failed Trust". Among the key...