A total of 11 class action lawsuits have now been filed against Sutter Health in the wake of a health information breach, and those suits likely soon will be consolidated into one case, according to a news report.
The rapid adoption of electronic health records at physicians' offices, which are making the transition from paper to digitized records in the blink of any eye, means ensuring the security of that information is a major challenge.
Imperva would neither confirm nor deny it helped defend the Vatican website from a hacktivist assault last year, but the IT security provider's director of security, Rob Rachwald, explains how such an attack was constructed and defended.
FBI Director Robert Mueller says the bureau will apply the methods it uses to combat terrorism along with old-fashioned gumshoe practices such as infiltration of criminal networks to battle cybercriminals.
With the threat landscape significantly different since it issued its guidance four years ago, NIST sets out to revise Special Publication 800-61, Computer Security Incident Handling Guide, with help from industry, government agencies and academia.
No one - not even a security vendor - is immune to cyber attacks. "It's not a question of if or when companies will face an attack, but how they're going to defend against it," says Symantec's Francis deSouza.