News of another massive hacker attack in the healthcare arena offers more proof that hackers are now hitting organizations in this sector because they're perceived as easier targets than those in other sectors, information security experts say.
Following Target's data breach in December 2013, the fallout for the company continues to grow. This latest infographic from DataBreachToday shows the impact of the incident in terms of breach expenses and other factors.
Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals, says a network breach exposed 4.5 million patients' personal information. Forensics experts believe the attacker was an "advanced persistent threat group originating from China."
Nonstop data breach notifications take a psychological toll, driving executives and consumers alike to alter their behavior for the worse. Here are three ways for businesses to battle data breach fatigue.
In the latest move in the battle between LabMD and the Federal Trade Commission, the medical testing firm has asked an FTC judge to sanction FTC, including dismissing the data security case against the lab.
Cybersecurity experts raise doubts whether the National Security Agency has successfully deployed an automated hack-back system known as MonsterMind as revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new security awareness campaign to help veterans prevent, detect and respond to identity theft. VA CISO Stan Lowe offers details about the program.
Customers increasingly use digital channels to interact with organizations. But these interactions raise new security concerns that must be addressed by IAM solutions, says David Gormley of CA Technologies.
Leading this week's industry news, IBM acquires Lighthouse Security Group, LLC to integrate Lighthouse Gateway, an identity management solution. Oracle introduces a solution to help securely manage encryption keys.