Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are not new, but they are being taken more seriously as a threat to network security and data protection, especially by financial-services, says Ashley Stephenson of Corero Network Security.
The HIPAA Omnibus Rule includes three new considerations for determining potential civil monetary penalties following a breach investigation. What are the implications for breach prevention strategies?
Despite a major change in their integrated electronic health record strategy, the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense are sticking with many of the same security plans. Find out all the details.
Debate over cybersecurity bills last year coupled with recent, highly publicized attacks have raised the visibility of the threat, and that could push Congress to enact IT security legislation in 2013, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel says.
The HIPAA Omnibus Rule stresses the need for business associates to adequately safeguard patient information. What are the implications? Here's what a federal privacy officer and a consumer advocate have to say.
The developers of a new healthcare-specific security credential that will be available later this year say it's needed to help fill a knowledge gap. But some others question whether the credential is necessary.
A new study says, on average, it takes 87 days to first recognize that insider fraud has occurred. Why the delay? Researcher Larry Ponemon and Christine Meyers of Attachmate Luminet discuss the findings.