Keeping up with myriad data privacy and information security regulations has never been easy. Security mandates are complicated and constantly evolving. Adding to the complexity: organizations often face deadlines to meet compliance objectives – and fast.
Across industries and regions, compliance frameworks...
Tools and methodologies that have been helpful for global public health research might also provide better understanding of the root causes of cybercrime and the motivation of cybercriminals, especially as such crime has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, says Stanley Mierzwa of Kean University.
Recent breach reports filed by a law enforcement benefits health plan, a healthcare staffing firm and a rural medical center are the latest examples of the diverse range of healthcare sector entities being targeted by cyberattackers. What do experts recommend?
Globant, the Luxembourg-based software development company, on Thursday confirmed that an undisclosed actor - reportedly Lapsus$ - has illegally accessed the company's code repository, containing source code associated with some of its clients.
An apparent ransomware attack and alleged data theft by the Hive cybercriminal group has left Partnership HealthPlan of California struggling to recover its IT services for more than a week. The nonprofit says it is unable to receive or process treatment authorization requests.
The White House is seeking fiscal 2023 budget increases for the Department of Health and Human Services, including a boost in funding for cybersecurity initiatives including medical device security and regulatory and enforcement efforts related to secure health data exchange.
Regulators have slapped four small covered entities with HIPAA enforcement actions, including three settlements and one civil monetary penalty. The most egregious case involves an Alabama dentist who disclosed patient information for use in his unsuccessful campaign for state Senate.
As President Joe Biden visits Europe this week, the U.S. and the European Commission announced they have agreed in principle to a new Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework. Officials say it will foster cross-border data flows and address concerns raised by the EU Court of Justice in 2020.
The number of major health data breaches posted to the federal tally so far in 2022 - and the total number of individuals affected by those breaches - has surged in recent weeks as reports of large hacking incidents continue to flow in to regulators.
Control is the lifeblood of an effective information security program, but fully locking down endpoints is impossible, not least in the open environment of a public university, says Robert Hellwig, CISO of Germany's University of Siegen. In this exclusive discussion, he recommends approaches.
As the landscape of brand protection evolves, learn what organizations can do to protect themselves from losing prospects, brand affinity, and customer loyalty to cybercriminals who impersonate their brands to scam customers and prospects.
Discover how digital transformation is impacting cybersecurity – and how IT decision makers are responding. The report also looks at the steps organizations can take to bake security into digital transformation efforts, embrace automation, and integrate solutions through an API Ecosystem. All to help leverage the...
Two trends that have only grown over the past two years: Hybrid workforce and adoption of the zero trust architecture. Peter Newton of Fortinet shares how zero trust network access is now key to helping ensure security with workers now balancing on-premise and remote work.