Security experts are sizing up the challenges that would be involved in implementing a federal government proposal to continuously monitor employees and contractors with security clearances in hopes of preventing leaks of sensitive information.
LabMD has filed a new, expanded lawsuit against the FTC alleging that the agency abused its power and regulatory authority in filing an administrative complaint against the firm over information security issues.
The basis of any good security program is conducting a thorough and timely risk analysis; but that can be difficult for smaller healthcare organizations. That's why a federal agency will soon unveil an app designed to make the process easier.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including the University of California San Francisco reporting its third data breach in the last six months involving the theft of computers containing patient information.
Two Ukrainians and an American have been indicted for their alleged involvement in an international cybercrime scheme that used stolen information from banks, businesses and government agencies in an attempt to steal at least $15 million.
Speculation surrounding the cause of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hasn't included the possibility of a cyber-attack. But one cybersecurity expert contends hacking an airliner is feasible.
To ensure their business associates have conducted a thorough risk assessment and other HIPAA compliance tasks, covered entities must have a solid vendor management program in place, says security expert Mac McMillan.