Memorial Healthcare System in Hollywood, Fla., is notifying about 9,500 patients that two fired employees may have inappropriately accessed their personal information with the intent to process fraudulent tax returns.
What's the best way to win a CEO's support for greater information security investments? Consultant Eric Mueller advises IT security professionals to spell out the business impact of inadequate security.
CIO Roger Baker concurs with auditor's recommendations, saying the Department of Veterans Affairs has "embarked on a cultural transformation" and that "securing information is everyone's responsibility."
Science Applications International Corp. claims it has enough insurance to cover the costs of potential judgments or settlements stemming from seven class action lawsuits related to a September 2011 breach incident affecting 4.9 million TRICARE beneficiaries.
The cost of a data breach is down, say the latest Ponemon Institute study. But as the Global Payments breach shows, organizations still have many reasons to be concerned, says researcher Larry Ponemon.