Federal authorities are holding workshops to gather ideas for how to build a National Healthcare Cybersecurity Response Framework aimed at protecting critical infrastructure, says Deborah Kobza, who's coordinating the effort.
FTC settlement agreements in two cases involving data exposed on peer-to-peer networks offer a reminder of the risks involved in using the networks. Social Security numbers, healthcare information and other personal details were exposed.
If you'd like to avoid being subjected to a federally mandated biennial data security audit for the next 20 years, you might want to make sure no one in your organization is using peer-to-peer networks.
A successful effort to build a corporate culture that values privacy should be built on ideas that come from the rank-and-file staff in all departments, says Jan Hillier, a specialist in managing change.
Members of Congress have again expressed concerns about security measures at TRICARE, the military health program, in the wake of a September 2011 breach, and officials with the program have agreed to a briefing.