Privacy & Security
03:20 pm September 19, 2017
On the other hand, password protection, facial recognition and access controls are the three least effective security measures, report finds.
01:51 pm September 19, 2017
The increase in threats and sophistication have prompted the need to shore up government security policies, according to the agency’s updated 2017 work plan.
01:06 pm September 19, 2017
The prolific malware strain that has pummeled the healthcare sector since 2016 is now being paired with another variant, allowing hackers to double-up their payload.
02:34 pm September 18, 2017
While officials say less than 1 percent of patients were impacted by the breach, this is the second time the organization has been hit with a successful phishing attack within the last year.
02:25 pm September 15, 2017
While 86 percent of IT security professionals found threat data valuable to their security missions, only 51 are using the intelligence to handle risk, Ponemon says.
12:02 pm September 15, 2017
Yes, health entities need to be held responsible for protecting patient data but public shaming isn’t making that happen. There’s a better way forward.
11:50 am September 15, 2017
Last week the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took the unprecedented step of recalling a biomedical device because of concerns over its lack of cybersecurity.
11:18 am September 15, 2017
The tech is designed to bring medical staff and patients closer together through private online communications, protecting this exchange of data as well as sensitive data at rest.
10:29 am September 14, 2017
While Kaspersky has continuously denied any wrongdoing, the Department of Homeland Security is giving agencies just 90 days to remove all software from systems.
09:47 am September 14, 2017
The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act would set minimum standards that are immediately needed.