More than 30.6 million individuals have been affected by major healthcare data breaches since 2009, the latest federal tally shows. Some security experts predict breach trends will shift, with business associates being implicated more often.
Seventeen individuals are facing charges for their alleged roles in an international ATM skimming and money laundering scheme. The indictments of multiple individuals for a low fraud amount is encouraging, experts say.
With a need for more than 4,000 new specialists over the next two years, the U.S. Cyber Command will look within the military for help, providing training to enlistees to re-invent themselves as cyber pros, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says.
A new GAO report outlines a number of long-standing information security issues that the Department of Veterans Affairs needs to address as a House subcommittee considers draft legislation aimed at improving the VA's data security governance.
Following the release of a new report that analyzed how Target Corp. possibly missed several opportunities to prevent a massive data breach last year, U.S. senators grilled the company's CFO about the company's actions.
Although European Union leaders expressed concerns about the NSA's surveillance programs to President Obama, that didn't prevent the United States and EU from issuing a communique highlighting cooperation on cybersecurity.
Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are a concern for all organizations. But financial institutions face unique challenges, and so they require a unique level of protection, says Mark Byers of Fortinet.
Matching patients to all the right electronic records and complying with privacy rules that differ from state to state are among the toughest ongoing challenges that health information exchanges face, according to a new GAO report.