Congress is considering how to help beef up the healthcare sector's preparedness and response to cyber threats. But why is there so much confusion about the role of the Department of Health and Human Services?
European computer security researchers say they have discovered vulnerabilities that relate to two techniques used to encrypt emails: PGP and S/MIME. Security experts recommend all PGP users immediately delete or disable their PGP tools, pending a full fix.
Thirty-four companies have signed on to the Microsoft-led Cybersecurity Tech Accord, which is aimed at protecting civilians from cybercriminal and state-sponsored attacks. The agreement crucially includes a pledge not to help governments with cyberattacks
To stay ahead of evolving cyber threats, healthcare entities need to deploy a defense-in-depth strategy that includes tapping more advanced tools, including deception technology, says security expert Elie Nasrallah of HITRUST.
Unauthorized access to an employee's email account has resulted in a breach affecting 30,000 current and former rental customers of Inogen, a maker and supplier of oxygen equipment, which notes that its insurance may not cover all related costs.
Processing and parsing intelligence from all sources - external and internal, structured and abstract - across three important categories is essential to a proactive, predictive threat intelligence framework, says Verizon's Ashish Thapar
The unfolding story of Cambridge Analytica, which shows how personal information on millions of consumers was obtained via Facebook, demonstrates the degree to which our personal data can be weaponized against us.
If you browsed the latest security headlines, you'd probably think the majority of data breaches were related to hackers, political activists, malware or phishing. While the latter two hint at it, the truth is that nearly half of all data breaches can be traced back to insiders in some capacity.
Some healthcare industry stakeholders say the Trusted Exchange Framework that HHS proposes to promote secure, interoperable nationwide health data exchange, while a good starting point, lacks clarity on certain security and privacy issues.
Following the online attack against the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Winter Games in South Korea, some pundits were quick to guess that Russia was involved. But some attribution experts call the rush to attribute any cyberattack premature or even "irresponsible."
The White House, fearing China is spying on phone calls, has suggested that the U.S. government take a primary role in marshaling the development of secure 5G networks. But would nationalizing 5G networks make them more secure?