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.
Improving mobile device security is one of the top information security priorities for the coming year, according to our new Healthcare Information Security Today survey. And that's not surprising, given the recent surge of interest in tablets, smart phones and other mobile devices.
By using federated digital credentials, the federal government has taken a significant step toward creating more efficiency to better serve the needs of the American people in the 21st century, Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt says.
Facial recognition, arguably, is the technology that most threatens individual privacy online, and that's on the mind of Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller, who has asked the FTC to report on its growing use.
News about recent healthcare information breaches offers an important reminder: Monitoring the privacy and security procedures of your business associates should be a vital component of any breach prevention strategy.
The breach earlier this month of certificate authority DigiNotar could prove to be the worst security event ever to happen on the Internet because it threatens, at its core, a fundamental principle of Internet transactions - economic and social - trust.
The Dutch company that was deceived by hackers into issuing fraudulent digital certificates is liquidating its assets under the protection of a bankruptcy court in the Netherlands after failing to recover from the attack.
A new report to Congress about major healthcare information breaches shows that federal officials have yet to complete their investigations of corrective actions taken in the wake of 70 percent of incidents.