About two weeks before health insurance exchanges open for business under healthcare reform, an exchange in Minnesota already is reporting a data breach. Find out about the incident and the investigation.
The House Intelligence Committee warns of threats Chinese chips pose to American IT systems. A new film embellishes that danger. Though pure fiction, the plot could help raise the public consciousness about cyberthreats.
Federal regulators are spearheading an effort to improve patient data matching with an aim of identifying best practices for bolstering patient safety. Learn why Russ Branzell of CHIME and others say the effort is so important.
OpUSA's planned Sept. 11 DDoS against U.S. banks and governmental agencies proved to be uneventful, experts say. But they warn that other potential attacks, especially those with a Syria connection, could prove to be far more serious.
New federal guidance promotes the use of key privacy and security capabilities in electronic health record systems used by healthcare providers ineligible to participate in the HITECH Act incentive program.
NIST is hosting a workshop this week to continue shaping the cybersecurity framework President Obama wants implemented by February. Learn about the latest developments in the effort to identify IT security best practices.
Federal authorities are warning banking institutions and government agencies about a wave of DDoS attacks that could strike on 9/11. Learn what steps the FBI suggests should be taken to mitigate the threat.
As the Sept. 23 enforcement deadline for HIPAA Omnibus approaches, an error that many business associates are making is thinking that compliance can be achieved with a simple checklist, says consultant Andrew Hicks.
Special Publication 800-101 Revision 1 is aimed to help organizations develop procedures to deal with the explosion of mobile devices and to prepare specialists to conduct forensically sound examinations.