As the banking industry gets better at defending itself against security threats, cybercriminals will focus more of their attention on stealing data from the healthcare industry, predicts cybercrime expert Bill Fox.
Preparing for compliance with the privacy and security provisions of the HIPAA Omnibus Rule and the HITECH Act electronic health record incentive program go hand-in-hand, says federal privacy officer Joy Pritts.
Patient portals can fulfill some regulatory requirements related to providing individuals with electronic access to their medical records. But privacy and security concerns must be addressed, two experts say.
The private sector has a unique opportunity to respond to President Obama's cybersecurity executive order and help shape information sharing and critical infrastructure protection. David Burg of PwC tells how.
Intelligence is helping organizations not only detect and prevent intrusions, says Mark Wood of Dell SecureWorks. It's also helping them identify they've been targeted for an attack in the first place.
New research says more than 25 percent of consumers hit by a data breach later become victims of identity fraud - especially when payment card information is exposed. Javelin's Al Pascual shares analysis.
The resumption of the HIPAA compliance audit program is on hold while regulators analyze pilot audit project results and implement the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, says Susan McAndrew of the HHS Office for Civil Rights.