The Department of Health and Human Services is considering a HIPAA amendment that could make it easier for states to report identities of certain mental health patients to a federal background check database for gun purchases.
The European parliament recently voted to extend and strengthen the European Network and Information Security Agency. What does this news mean for Europe's top cybersecurity agency and for the state of emerging threats across Europe?
Farzad Mostashari, M.D., the national coordinator for health information technology, sees the exchange of health information as a way to improve care quality. But what's his vision for achieving truly secure data exchange?
We talk increasingly about what we have in common - global risks, threats and growing an effective security workforce. But what are the unique characteristics of individual marketplaces? That's a question I hope to answer this week in London.
The hunt for a Boston Marathon bombing suspect that locked down the city caused massive disruption to business operations, but enterprises that had business continuity plans in place hardly missed a beat.
Ignoring a White House threat to veto the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the bill known as CISPA, sending the measure to the Senate.
To retain their customers after a breach of sensitive information, organizations should take the extra step of calling those affected to offer free credit protection services, says security expert Brian Dean.
To meet Obama administration concerns, the House sponsors of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act amended the bill. But a White House spokesman says those changes didn't go far enough to protect citizens' privacy and civil liberties.