Although the growth of cloud-based data centers offers opportunities to more rapidly deploy applications, it also raises new security issues, says Steve Pao, senior vice president at Barracuda Networks.
Simple credentials, such as passwords, are a hacker's best friend, says Phillip Dunkelberger of Nok Nok Labs, a founding member of the FIDO Alliance. That's why the alliance is working to reduce reliance on passwords by enabling advanced authentication.
The Department of Health and Human Services is taking the first steps toward resuming the HIPAA compliance audit program this year, examining business associates as well as covered entities. Find out what's planned.
Advanced, ever-evolving threats call for security solutions vendors to counter with equally advanced and sophisticated solutions. JD Sherry of Trend Micro discusses new strategic alliances and product sets dedicated to creating new measures of threat defense.
Two critical steps that banking institutions need to take in 2014 to help prevent fraud are implementing big data analytics and adopting far more sophisticated customer and employee authentication, says Gartner analyst Avivah Litan.
In an effort to combat medical identity theft and healthcare fraud, the Department of Veterans Affairs is issuing new ID cards to millions of vets. But do the new cards go far enough in enhancing security?
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has issued a proposal for an interim, updated edition of HITECH Act electronic health record software certification criteria, including privacy and security components.