Federal regulators plan to seek public comments on whether the HIPAA rules create barriers to sharing patient information among healthcare providers, hampering the ability to coordinate care. But some regulatory experts argue the problem is not the rules, but misunderstandings about what they allow.
Google is investigating an unorthodox routing of internet traffic that on Monday sent traffic bound for its cloud services instead to internet service providers in Nigeria, Russia and China. Security experts say border gateway protocol is to blame and no easy fix is in sight.
French film production and distribution company Pathe fired the two senior managers overseeing its Dutch operations after they fell victim to a business email compromise scam and approved $21 million in transfers to fraudsters. Many organizations remain at high risk from such scams.
A vulnerability is only as bad as the threat exploiting it and the impact on the organization. Security and risk management leaders should rate vulnerabilities on the basis of risk in order to improve vulnerability management program effectiveness.
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More than two weeks after announcing that the Obamacare website, HealthCare.gov, had been hacked, the Department of Health and Human Services has revealed that the breach exposed a wealth of information, including partial Social Security numbers and immigration status.
Hackers behind the FASTCash ATM cash-out attack campaign - tied by the U.S. government to North Korea - use Trojan code designed to exploit bank networks running outdated versions of IBM's AIX Unix operating system, Symantec warns.
The days of effective CISOs being pure-play technologists are long gone. Instead, CISO Paul Swarbrick says the role demands someone who is expert "in people, and management and risk," and who is skilled at bringing to bear the right experts for every strategic challenge they identify.
How can organizations get the most out of partnering with managed security services providers and avoid common pitfalls? Cybersecurity consultant Vito Sardanopoli, an experienced CISO, offers top tips.
The journey to modernization has its challenges, including an increase in events that are more difficult to monitor due to a diverse hybrid cloud/legacy infrastructure. Real-time IT monitoring tools lead to earlier detection and fewer critical events that could place an agency's mission at risk.
One of the biggest challenges facing IT ops in agencies today is the lack of visibility across the entire infrastructure.
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Thursday at the request of President Donald Trump. While long expected, the move raises questions about the fate of an ongoing investigation into Russia's election hacking.
This 2018 Osterman Research Survey Report focused on understanding current security processes and how organizations are working to improve and automate them.
The research was conducted in the US, EMEA and APAC regions with 465 professional respondents who were knowledgeable about security policy management in their...
The FDA's procedures for handling cybersecurity concerns in medical devices once they are on the market are deficient, according to a new federal watchdog agency report. But since that audit was conducted, the FDA has been aggressively ramping up its activities around device cybersecurity.
The challenge when designing technology for critical national infrastructure sectors is that it must be securable today and remain resilient to cyberattacks for decades to come, says cybersecurity Professor Prashant Pillai.