An organization's security is only as strong as that of its partners, says Mandiant Director Charles Carmakal, who offers insight on common attack trends emerging from recent data breach investigations.
News about data breaches is motivating more organizations to take steps to improve their security profiles, says Bill Spooner, CIO of Sharp Healthcare, who analyzes the results of the Healthcare Information Security Today survey.
A year after LinkedIn confirmed its network had been breached, reportedly exposing 6.5 million hashed passwords, the social media company is offering users the option of adopting two-factor authentication.
New York state residents soon will be able to use a health information exchange's portal to securely access all their records, rather than having to gain access from providers one-by-one, explains HIE leader David Whitlinger.
What can U.S. and European organizations learn from Asia-Pac about advanced mobile tech and increasing cyberthreats? That's a question I hope to answer while in Singapore for RSA Conference Asia Pacific 2013.
When President Obama comes face to face with China's President Xi Jinping, don't expect the American commander in chief to present an ultimatum over Chinese cybersecurity assaults on critical U.S. IT systems.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says policyholders' health, financial and personally identifiable information stored by insurers could be the next big target of hackers, so the state is seeking cyber-protection information from top insurers it regulates.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a hacker attack on a web server of the Health Information Trust Alliance, a security collaborative, that exposed a test database.
Attacks aimed at mobile devices are progressing much more rapidly than any attacks ever waged against PCs. Organizations are in danger if they don't pay attention, says anti-phishing expert Dave Jevans.
Healthcare organizations need to assess and mitigate security risks for medical devices just as diligently as they do for other information technology, says Sharon Finney, data security leader at 44-hospital Adventist Health System.