Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt recognizes the need to battle online piracy to protect U.S. intellectual property but contends legislation before Congress to do just that would unacceptably curtail Internet freedom and increase cybersecurity risks.
Notifying patients about a healthcare information breach requires a "difficult balancing act" by entities to ensure that risks are not exaggerated, says attorney Robert Belfort, an expert in HIPAA compliance, fraud and abuse.
Steven VanRoekel says the mobile revolution will fundamentally change the way the federal government serves the public and its employees. But in outlining the Federal Mobile Strategy, the federal CIO hardly mentions security and privacy.
Breaches have an adverse impact on the fundamental operations of a business or government and without fully understanding that, executives and managers cannot smartly run their operations successfully.