The settlement of a class action lawsuit against AvMed, a health plan company, stemming from a 2009 data breach, is significant because it awards payments to those who were not victims of identity theft.
The Army Research Laboratory is collaborating with five research universities on a $23 million, 5-year initiative to develop what's being characterized as a new science to detect, model and mitigate cyber-attacks.
The White House says the conversation between the president and business leaders focused on how to encourage adoption of the cybersecurity framework. Participants also discussed the need for framework adoption by suppliers.
Prosecutors have charged a resident of Great Britain with hacking thousands of U.S. government computers, including those at the U.S. Army and a number of federal agencies, to steal massive amounts of confidential information.
Purdue University's Eugene Spafford discusses the ethical issues that have been brought to the forefront by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's leaks of classified details on a number of top-secret government surveillance programs.
The HIPAA Omnibus enforcement date has come and gone. What areas have covered entities overlooked, and what must they address as top priorities? David Finn of Symantec shares insight.
It's time for healthcare organizations to ensure they have done what they already should be doing, says Finn, health information...
The Healthcare.gov website and a related data services hub are working again after a weekend outage. Meanwhile, HHS officials are preparing for more Congressional hearings on the Obamacare site's technical issues.