A podiatrist, his wife and the CEO of a healthcare firm have been indicted in a Medicare fraud case that allegedly involved an electronic medical records system deliberately configured to submit falsified medical claims.
Fraudsters break into your network by phishing for access in increasingly sophisticated ways. Anthony Giandomenico of Fortinet describes the importance of tracing every step in the attack lifecycle when devising an effective security strategy.
How do you effectively secure healthcare networks when so many devices access them? Deena Thomchick of Fortinet discusses the unique challenges faced by healthcare leaders required to guard against incursion, both by outside hackers and insiders.
In an exclusive interview, Harris Health System CISO Jeffrey Vinson explains how his team is spearheading an effort to help the federal government and the healthcare industry improve cyber threat intelligence sharing.
Unprecedented levels of collaboration among targeted financial services firms enabled the international law enforcement operation that disrupted the Dridex botnet, security firm Fox-IT says. Now, can that model be repeated going forward?
In an age of ubiquitous information sharing, it is critical to control how information is presented - and to whom. Lynne Courts of Seclore discusses new security strategies and solutions that address this need.
By identifying abnormal data access behavior, machine learning systems could improve breach prevention and fraud detection in the healthcare arena and other sectors, contends artificial intelligence expert Robert Leithiser.
FBI Director James Comey's declaration that the Obama administration will not pursue legislation to require vendors to create a backdoor that would permit law enforcement to circumvent encryption on mobile devices isn't the end of the matter.
With the third open enrollment season for Obamacare set to begin Nov. 1, some health insurance exchanges, including the federal HealthCare.gov website, are taking steps to bolster the privacy and security of consumer data.
Target - the nation's second-largest discount retailer and best-known data breach poster child - has begun issuing its house-brand REDcards with chip and PIN. The move comes as the majority of card issuers have opted for chip and signature, which some security experts warn is a weaker choice.
An international law enforcement operation - spearheaded by the U.S. FBI and U.K. National Crime Agency - has disrupted the notorious Dridex banking malware and phishing campaign, which has been tied to at least $40 million in losses worldwide.
The information security field has done a poor job of attracting and retaining women, contends Jo Stewart-Rattray, international director of ISACA, who emphasizes the need for mentoring as well as salary equity.
Newly discovered breaches at E*Trade Financial and Dow Jones highlight hackers' increasing attempts to steal, sell and utilize personal information. Security experts describe PII's value for fraudsters and scammers and offer lessons learned from these and other incidents.
The healthcare cyber threat landscape will become even more menacing next year, while a shortage of cybersecurity resources will make dealing with those challenges increasingly difficult, predicts Charles Christian, chairman of CHIME.