"Professionals like me now understand that we are the ambassadors for ethical behavior and should actively encourage other employees to adhere to it," says Alessandro Moretti, a senior risk and security executive.
When it comes to qualifying for HITECH Act electronic health record incentive payments, Fallon Clinic is a trailblazer. It's also leading the way in its EHR security initiatives designed to protect patient privacy.
People's view of cybersecurity will need to broaden over the next few years, says IT expert Robert Brammer. That's why a consortium has been established to conduct research on the security of computer systems, as well as other areas where computerization has excelled.
Eddie Schwartz, the new - and first - chief security officer of RSA, says the IT security provider hit by a sophisticated advanced-persistent-threat attack in March is focusing internal security on efforts to reduce the time an intruder can go undetected.
Security teams need to look at the controls they have put in place in their organization and question whether they are shifting risky behavior to different areas and perpetuating problems, says Intel CISO Malcolm Harkins.
A key factor in minimizing the risk of a breach when working with business associates is to provide these partners with the minimum amount of information they need to perform their services, says security expert Brian Lapidus.