Today's information security professionals need to "be like a sponge and learn from various domains that are outside your niche," says Lee Kim, director of privacy and security at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.
Healthcare has had several recent loud alarms that it's not immune to the kinds of cyber-attacks that are more common in other sectors. It's time to wake up and ramp up the information sharing, alerts and guidance.
Goodwill Industries International says in an update about a breach affecting about 330 of its stores that approximately 868,000 payment cards were exposed. It also identifies the malware used to compromise a third-party vendor's systems.
Cybersecurity isn't the most pressing issue NATO leaders face as they gather in Wales. But they'll tackle how the international alliance defends its member states against cyber-attacks. Deciding how to do that won't be simple.
Private equity firm Veritas Capital will acquire BeyondTrust, a cybersecurity software company, from venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
New point-of-sale malware known as Backoff has been linked to numerous remote-access attacks, putting smaller merchants at greatest risk. This infographic describes what you need to know about this growing threat.
The FBI and Apple are investigating the release of hundreds of celebrities' nude photographs and videos, which security researchers suspect is tied to compromises of iCloud, Dropbox or other cloud service accounts.