AvMed Health Plans, which earlier reported a breach stemming from the theft of two laptops, now says one of the devices may have included information on more than 1.2 million of its current and former members.
Think twice the next time a contact tries to "friend" you on Facebook or "follows" you on Twitter. It may turn out to be an undercover fed looking to scrutinize your employment history or examine your personal references.
Building an effective security team boils down to two critical factors: the security leader who understands the mission and has the ability to find and manage the right people with the right skills to execute.
"Operators of critical infrastructure could opt-in to a government-sponsored security regime," Deputy Secretary William Lynn III says. "Individual users who do not want to enroll could stay in the wild wild West of the unprotected Internet."