The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft of guidance aimed at helping government agencies and businesses establish, participate in and maintain cyberthreat information sharing relationships.
Emerging Web-enabled health technologies, ranging from the upcoming Apple Watch to a Google "pill" that could potentially detect cancer in patients' bodies, pose troubling new privacy risks, says privacy advocate Deborah Peel, M.D.
The breach of an unclassified White House IT network unveiled last week is disturbing, although not surprising. But the way the Obama administration is informing Congress - and the public - about the cyber-attack is equally unsettling.
In new guidance from the PCI Council, its leaders outline why businesses that handle card data need to address employee education. Here, experts explain why this guidance is a positive step for card security.
A settlement finalized this past week in a class action lawsuit filed in 1997 against Tenet Healthcare for a privacy breach involving thousands of patients' paper records offers important lessons for healthcare providers today.
Automated attacks have potentially compromised the majority of websites that run the Drupal content management system, giving attackers platforms for launching malware, DDoS attacks and spam, according to the Drupal security team.
Air-gapped networks promise security by disconnecting PCs from the Internet. But graphics cards in malware-infected systems attached to air-gapped networks can be made to broadcast data via FM radio to nearby smart phones, researchers warn.
A House Committee chairman has issued a subpoena to former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, calling on him to testify next month about the security of Obamacare's HealthCare.gov website and systems.
The revelation that Karen DeSalvo, M.D., head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, will be retaining her leadership role at the agency even as she takes on additional duties is raising new questions.
In this post-Target era of "It's not a matter of if, but when," how prepared is your organization for a data breach? Michael Buratowski of General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions offers tips for breach planning and response.
Last week, Karen DeSalvo, M.D., was promoted to acting assistant secretary of health to help with the nation's Ebola response. This week, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT says she will also maintain her ONC leadership role.