A data scientist is a new breed of database professional who applies scientific analysis to large data sets to identify patterns and vulnerabilities. Here are five expert tips on how to qualify for the new role.
The FCC recently set aside broadband spectrum for wireless patient monitoring systems. How should the industry respond to the security risks? Medical device expert Dale Nordenberg, M.D., offers insight.
Information security isn't just the domain of those branded information security professionals but also requires the knowledge of nearly every other IT occupation as well as individuals in many non-technology jobs, too.
The CISO role is evolving. But for that role to be truly recognized throughout the organization, security professionals need to make some improvements. Read on to find out how to be an influential CISO.
British Columbia Institute of Technology has notified students, faculty and staff that a computer server containing personal medical information of 12,680 individuals was accessed by an unauthorized party.
Two servers that have protected hundreds of thousands of Internet users will be shuttered early next week, meaning that a number of people won't be able to access the Internet. But for most users, the event will go unnoticed. Here's why.
A single stolen storage drive triggered a federal investigation that found Alaska's Department of Health and Human Services did not have adequate policies and procedures in place to safeguard electronic protected health information.
While the overall numbers seem relatively small when the entire universe of cyber incidents is considered, they suggest the IT systems that control the critical infrastructure America's economy and society rely on to function are increasingly at risk.
People receiving IT security graduate degrees are highly educated, but as the Center for Internet Security's William Pelgrin says, "We have a deficit of those individuals who can pick up the ball and run with it very quickly." He's doing something about that.
HIPAA compliance audits will continue next year after the results of this year's pilot program are analyzed, a federal official confirms. And the protocol for the audits could be refined based on the pilot.