Some of the most-connected people in D.C.'s cybersecurity community never heard of Michael Daniel, who will succeed Howard Schmidt when he retires as White House cybersecurity coordinator. Here's the skinny on Daniel.
The Department of Homeland Security has issued a report on the risks involved in using wireless medical devices and other mobile technologies in healthcare and the best practices for mitigating threats.
Attorney Adam Greene offers insights on what organizations should be doing now to prepare for compliance with the proposed rules for Stage 2 of the HITECH Act electronic health record incentive program.
New alerts from Visa and MasterCard suggest that the breach at payments processor Global Payments Inc. dates back to January 2011 - an exposure window significantly longer than what was originally reported.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has taken several steps in the wake of a hacker attack against an unencrypted server that exposed state health department information on 780,000 individuals. Experts assess whether the steps are the right moves.
A laptop stolen from an employee of Accretive Health last year was not encrypted "due to the oversight of an individual IT employee," the company says in a 29-page comment letter sent to Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. That employee subsequently was fired, the company reports.