The HHS Office for Civil Rights will resume its HIPAA compliance audit program this fall with a limited number of narrowly focused "desk audits," plus comprehensive on-site audits "as resources allow."
Media reports indicate HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from her post. The news follows months of scrutiny over the HealthCare.gov site launch, which experienced disruptions and gaps in security.
As news of the Heartbleed bug continues to spread, government agencies in the U.S. and Canada are issuing statements on the vulnerability. Find out the latest on this threat and what thought-leaders are saying.
Advanced threats are like the weather. Everyone talks about them, but few have a solid defense plan - or even a solid understanding of the threat landscape. Mike Nichols of General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions offers insight.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, IBM receives a new mobile technology patent, while Tripwire releases a new vulnerability management solution, and Fiserv announces two new anti-fraud solutions.
Security experts agree that the newly-discovered Heartbleed bug is a serious threat, but what are the specific risks, and how can they be mitigated? Thought-leaders offer insights and practical advice.
Security forums and experts are buzzing about the newly discovered Heartbleed bug, which allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of systems protected by vulnerable versions of OpenSSL software.
The workforce of a key information security occupation - computer and network systems administrator - has been experiencing a decline in numbers in recent years, according to an Information Security Media Group analysis of U.S. Labor Department data.
Increasingly, organizations are seeing attacks migrate from the network to the application level. How can security leaders ensure they are prepared to handle this shift? Kunal Anand of Prevoty offers insight.
The FFIEC just issued new guidelines on DDoS risks to U.S. banking institutions. What is the substance of these guidelines, and how must banks and credit unions respond? Rodney Joffe of Neustar offers advice.