How big of a role did health information exchanges play in providing access to records during Superstorm Sandy, and what lessons can be learned? Federal officials will address these questions, says HIE expert Lee Stevens.
Kris Rowley feels she can take Sandy's punch. Having survived the battering Irene gave Vermont in 2011, the state's CISO knows how better to defend state IT as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy take aim at the Green Mountain State.
Human genome sequencing can support groundbreaking research leading to improved treatments. But before genetic testing can become common, privacy issues need to be tackled, says Lisa M. Lee, who heads a presidential advisory panel.
A group of highly respected IT security thought leaders is calling on the Obama administration to exercise existing powers to strengthen the processes the federal government employs to secure its information systems.
Employing cloud computing services could help organizations defend against the type of distributed denial of service attacks that have temporarily crippled the online service of major American banks, says NIST's Matthew Scholl.
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As DDoS attacks on banks continue, institutions can take immediate steps to lessen the impact on customer experience and reduce fraud risks. Jason Malo of CEB TowerGroup offers insight....
As mobile computing becomes ever-present, enterprises face a new threat landscape that includes rogue marketplaces, insecure public Wi-Fi and proximity-based hacking, says Dan Hubbard of the Cloud Security Alliance.
Healthcare providers often fail to conduct comprehensive, timely risk assessments, as required by regulators. But security expert Kate Borten says they can leverage new guidance to help get the job done.