Healthcare organizations need to take several key steps to protect their environments from the type of cyber-attacks that recently affected Anthem Inc. and Premera Blue Cross, says security expert Mac McMillan of CynergisTek.
The PCI Council has just released PCI DSS 3.1, which calls for mothballing the SSL encryption protocol. What do security leaders need to know about the revised standard? Troy Leach of the council offers insights.
Leaders and top practitioners from numerous federal government agencies will transplant themselves to San Francisco this coming week to share their knowledge on a wide range of topics at RSA Conference 2015.
What is the Identity Ecosystem Framework, and why is it so important for security professionals to embrace? Kimberly Little Sutherland of LexisNexis Risk Solutions shares insights on the future of online identity.
For years, security leaders have struggled to find the balance between ensuring strong security and maintaining customer convenience. Benjamin Wyrick of VASCO Data Security says mobility may be the answer.
Although recent hacking incidents in the healthcare sector have targeted large insurers, business associates, self-insured companies and even smaller hospitals should be bracing for cyber-attacks, says Daniel Berger, CEO of the consultancy Redspin.
A House committee approved on April 15 a national data breach notification bill, but the committee chairman concedes that the legislation isn't quite ready for a vote by the full House of Representatives.
After a three-year delay, federal regulators remain tight-lipped about when the next round of HIPAA compliance audits will begin. But a variety of HIPAA-related guidance is in the works, a government official reveals at the HIMSS15 conference.
The PCI Security Standards Council has published a new version of its data security standard that calls for ending the use of the outdated Secure Sockets Layer encryption protocol that can put payment data at risk.
Despite the growing attention that federal regulators have been giving to medical device cybersecurity, many healthcare organizations still neglect those devices in their risk management and compliance programs, says security expert Andrew Hicks.
In the wake of the breaches suffered by JPMorgan Chase, Sony and Anthem, attack attribution and information sharing are playing more prominent roles for banking leaders, and they will be key discussion points at the upcoming RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco.
After beating back amendments by Democratic members to limit liability protections for businesses, the House Homeland Security Committee on
April 14 unanimously approved cyberthreat information sharing legislation on a voice vote.