Lawsuits claiming infringements on information security technology patents could become more common as the value of the technology increases in light of the need to prevent breaches, says attorney James Denaro, who leads the intellectual property practice at the CipherLaw Group.
The Department of Homeland Security is offering managed cybersecurity services free of charge as an incentive to get financially strapped local, state and territorial governments to adopt the cybersecurity framework.
In light of the critical shortage of information security professionals, organizations must strive to become a "center for security excellence" to successfully recruit the specialists they need, says analyst John Oltsik of Enterprise Strategy Group.
Bitcoin-trading website Mt.Gox was taken offline abruptly as of late Monday, Feb. 24. The news raises concerns about the viability of the online virtual currency as well as security issues associated with Bitcoin.
The Department of Health and Human Services is taking the first steps toward resuming the HIPAA compliance audit program this year, examining business associates as well as covered entities. Find out what's planned.
In an effort to combat medical identity theft and healthcare fraud, the Department of Veterans Affairs is issuing new ID cards to millions of vets. But do the new cards go far enough in enhancing security?
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has issued a proposal for an interim, updated edition of HITECH Act electronic health record software certification criteria, including privacy and security components.
Dan Clements of IntelCrawler, the research firm that claims it traced malware apparently used in the Target breach and other retailer attacks, outlines steps merchants, banks and others should take to secure their networks.