Government officials have confirmed a potential threat by al-Qaida against the United States as the nation approaches the 10th anniversary of the Sept.11, 2001 terrorist attacks that hit the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
A new report to Congress about major healthcare information breaches shows that federal officials have yet to complete their investigations of corrective actions taken in the wake of 70 percent of incidents.
Whether you're preparing for the upcoming HIPAA compliance audits, pondering a move to cloud computing or developing a social media policy, it pays to get privacy and security tips from experts in the field.
Executives in a variety of industries who are in charge of securing their enterprises' IT say they're more anxious about outsiders hacking into their systems than insiders - either maliciously or inadvertently - threatening their digital assets, a new survey shows.
A repentant SparkyBlaze wants to go legit, leaving behind the hacktivism he helped foster as a member of Anonymous and start a career in the U.S. as a ethical hacker. As proof, he's offering advice to protect IT from hackers.
The Finnish security provider F-Secure concludes the attack e-mail doesn't look too complicated. In fact, it's very simple. But the exploit inside Excel was a zero-day attack at the time and RSA couldn't have protected against it by patching its systems.
Preliminary results of our inaugural Healthcare Information Security Today survey, which is still open for participation, show that only about half of healthcare organizations have a plan in place to comply with the HITECH Act breach notification rule.
We're pleased that two members of Congress have asked the Government Accountability Office to study whether federal regulators are adequately addressing the security risks involved in using wireless medical devices.
Experts advise healthcare organizations that are considering using cloud computing to ask vendors tough questions about privacy and security and carefully consider whether they need additional liability insurance coverage to address the risks involved.