Insider crimes are among the biggest threats to public and private sector organizations. And yet too many groups continue to struggle to prevent or even detect these crimes.
In an exclusive interview, Dawn Cappelli of Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, discusses:
Federal regulators are one small step closer to starting audits of healthcare organizations and their business associates for compliance with the HIPAA privacy and security rules as required under the HITECH Act.
The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded two key...
Organized crime has targeted healthcare organizations for insurance fraud scams. What are the risks? What are the solutions?
Dr. Andrea Allmon, senior director with FICO, discusses:
Insurance fraud trends;
How organizations are most vulnerable;
What to do now to reduce fraud today....
The final version of regulations to carry out the HITECH Act must include far more details on privacy and security to ensure widespread adoption of electronic health records, says William R. Braithwaite, M.D., Ph.D.
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has launched an investigation into an apparent breach by a radiologist who was taking information from one hospital where he formerly worked and using it to drum up business at another hospital.
"While the question of how best to balance privacy and security in the 21st century has no simple answer, what is clear is that our federal electronic privacy laws are woefully outdated," Sen. Patrick Leahy says.
The legislation introduced in both houses would require the president to provide a global assessment of identify threats from abroad and work with other countries to crack down on their own cyber criminals.
With Howard Schmidt's appointment as national cybersecurity coordinator, his role as president of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) has been filled by Kevin Richards, a risk management advisor with Crowe Horwath.
An identity theft ring relied on a janitor to steal personal information from patient files at a Chicago hospital, authorities say.
As many as 250 patients were possible victims of identity theft at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in the year-long identity scam.
Using the stolen credit card and other...