Eight alleged members of an identity theft ring, including a former assistant clerk at Montefiore Medical Center, have been indicted on a variety of charges stemming from using stolen patient information to make purchases at retailers.
Law enforcement officials in Europe plan to disrupt the use of social media to broadcast "terrorist and extremist propaganda," but security experts questioned whether such moves will blunt the recruitment of new ISIS fighters and so-called "jihadist brides."
Polish airline LOT claims that a hack attack disrupted its ground-control computers, leaving the airline unable to issue flight plans and forcing it to cancel or delay flights, grounding 1,400 passengers.
When it comes to malware, how wide is the gap between infection and detection - and what is the potential business impact on organizations? Paul Martini, CEO of iboss Cybersecurity offers insights and strategies.
A former hospital CFO has been sentenced to 23 months in federal prison for submitting false documents so a medical center could receive payments under the HITECH Act electronic health records financial incentive program.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued new guidance, Special Publication 800-171, aimed at protecting federal data that's stored and processed on information systems outside the federal government.
At CA Technologies, mobile security is not just a solution for customers; it's a practice that IT security leaders have embraced internally. CA's Robert Primm discusses how to secure a borderless workplace.
While advancements in cyber security technology have brought us a long way from where we were just a year ago, many organizations are still vulnerable to attack. Read this blog to learn more about protecting yourself and your digital assets.
Security researchers warn of "Xara" flaws in Apple iOS and OS X that could be used to intercept passwords and banking data, as well as a keyboard app that puts more than 600 million Samsung device users at risk.
Well-known health data privacy expert and federal adviser Deven McGraw is joining the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights as its new deputy director for health information privacy, heading its HIPAA enforcement efforts.
The FBI and Justice Department are investigating a 2014 hack that compromised systems owned by the Houston Astros professional baseball team, which was allegedly launched by the rival St. Louis Cardinals.
Exasperated House Oversight Committee Chair Jason Chaffetz faults OPM Director Katherine Archuleta for not embracing a 2014 inspector general recommendation to shutter unauthorized IT systems that hackers eventually breached.