In new guidance from the PCI Council, its leaders outline why businesses that handle card data need to address employee education. Here, experts explain why this guidance is a positive step for card security.
A settlement finalized this past week in a class action lawsuit filed in 1997 against Tenet Healthcare for a privacy breach involving thousands of patients' paper records offers important lessons for healthcare providers today.
Sophisticated threats require advanced threat protection. A threat-focused next-generation firewall must adhere to three strategic imperatives. Learn how these imperatives improve defense against advanced threats.
The FDA is ramping up efforts to strengthen the security of medical devices. That includes a collaborative effort to develop a risk assessment framework to identify cybersecurity vulnerabilities and mitigate the risks.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new security awareness campaign to help veterans prevent, detect and respond to identity theft. VA CISO Stan Lowe offers details about the program.
Some leading U.S. healthcare CIOs and CISOs say they are ready to handle potential crisis situations, such as treating Ebola patients, by following well-established privacy and security best practices.
A security expert and average consumers respond differently to the eBay breach. As most customers retain a high degree of faith in online merchant security, the expert believes eBay committed a serious sin in its lack of strong authentication.
With the Senate Intelligence Committee overwhelmingly approving the Cybersecurity Information Security Management Act, common wisdom dictates the bill will head directly to the Senate floor. Not so fast.
A call center worker at the Connecticut health insurance exchange loses a backpack containing notepads containing sensitive consumer information. Investigators want to know why the paper-based information left the building.
After receiving much criticism over the privacy and security provisions for HealthCare.gov, it's good to see HHS taking action to help ensure that "navigators" who assist consumers with getting insurance coverage adequately protect patient privacy.