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By 09:36 am March 31, 2017
The new mantra for healthcare in the Information Age could easily parallel security in today’s evolving cybercrime era – it’s about people.
By Jessica Davis 03:29 pm March 29, 2017
The agency currently uses a dozen approved cloud service providers.

The IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index includes observations from more than 8,000 monitored security clients in 100 countries.

By Bernie Monegain 01:53 pm March 29, 2017
Email archives, business documents, intellectual property and source code are in hackers’ crosshairs.
By Jessica Davis 12:02 pm March 29, 2017
The self-extracting variant, which links to a Dropbox account run by hackers, will shut down when certain programs are found on the system.

The J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building. (via Flickr)

By Jessica Davis 10:48 am March 28, 2017
When servers are configured to allow anonymous access, hackers can infiltrate an organization and launch a cyberattack.
By Jessica Davis 12:05 pm March 27, 2017
Urology Austin, a healthcare provider with locations throughout central Texas, began notifying its patients March 24 that hackers may have accessed patient records that included names, dates of birth, addresses, medical information and Social Security numbers.
CIO business associates risk

Ed Ricks, CIO of Beaufort Memorial Hospital

By Mike Miliard 08:05 am March 27, 2017
"Any time we contract with any vendor on any of the relationships, then we go through the analysis: Are they a business associate or not?" said Beaufort Memorial Hospital CIO Ed Ricks.
Roger Severino OCR LGBT

Roger Severino speaking during an interview as a staff member from the Heritage Foundation in 2015.

By Jessica Davis 11:42 am March 24, 2017
The former director of the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank is a staunch opponent of civil rights for transgender people, whom he'll be tasked to protect as OCR director.
health data breaches Protenus
By Jessica Davis 04:45 pm March 20, 2017
The good news? Hacking was down and only comprised 12 percent of reported incidents during the last month.
ransomware Metropolitan Urology
By Jessica Davis 01:28 pm March 20, 2017
The attack potentially breached data of patients who visited the organization between 2003 and 2010.

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