Privacy & Security

Investing in cybersecurity tech and staff
By Bernie Monegain 03:04 pm December 26, 2017
Center for Connected Medicine survey finds 92 percent plan to increase spending to keep IT systems safe; report also tracked potential buyers' plans in 2018 for predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and more.
By Mike Miliard 12:52 pm December 26, 2017
The state has been unable to determine whether breached information was seen by a third party, but officials said names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers may have been compromised.
Network cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 10:32 am December 26, 2017
Every user has access to applications and resources to do their job and segmentation keeps threats contained.
combat malware
By Bill Siwicki 10:06 am December 26, 2017
Consider behavioral-based privilege, user monitoring and remember not all anti-virus software is protection enough.
Hackers hijack MEDHOST
By Jessica Davis 04:26 pm December 20, 2017
All of the company’s public-facing URLs redirected users to another site that threatened to release patient data if MEDHOST didn’t pay an extortion fee.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm December 20, 2017
Symantec and Digital Guardian are among the most deployed, offering one-stop-shopping across multiple areas; Proofpoint boasts strong functionality, optimization.
HHS cybersecurity audit
By Jessica Davis 02:37 pm December 20, 2017
The watchdog’s biggest concern was the agency’s identity and access management at four operating divisions in 2016.
misconfigured cloud database
By Jessica Davis 02:13 pm December 20, 2017
123 million Americans exposed in misconfigured cloud database: What infosec leaders should know
Kaspersky sues US Homeland Security Department
By Jessica Davis 03:36 pm December 19, 2017
The Russia-based security firm is claiming the government denied the company basic due process and has harmed their reputation and commercial interests without evidence of wrongdoing.
OCR revamps HIPAA in wake of opioid crisis, 21st Century Cures rules
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm December 19, 2017
HHS Office for Civil Rights offers new perspective on the privacy law as it relates to mental health and substance abuse, clinical research.

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