Privacy & Security

House investigating HHS

Energy and Commerce Committee chambers. Credit: Facebook

By Jessica Davis 02:09 pm November 15, 2017
HHS is accused of retaliating against two of its cybersecurity leaders for speaking with the committee.
Marin General cybersecurity

Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, California. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 09:56 am November 13, 2017
Marin General saw a 50 percent reduction in system vulnerabilities just by building a system designed for its users.
Trojan malware attack
By Jessica Davis 10:46 am November 10, 2017
A new Ursnif variant uses stored emails to send what appear to be legitimate messages and, once the payload is deployed, turns its victims into a delivery vehicle.
AWS cloud server

Amazon office front door. Flickr photo by Robert Scoble

By Jessica Davis 10:03 am November 09, 2017
A new warning feature will appear on multiple spots across the console, while a privacy feature includes support to encrypt all S3 data by default.
cyber threat intelligence
By Bill Siwicki 10:40 am November 08, 2017
The same strategies used by the U.S. military can be tuned to help healthcare executives stay nimble and prepared for real threats. 
hospital breach
By Bill Siwicki 01:39 pm November 07, 2017
Don’t panic, but don’t delay in finding out what has been breached and deciding on a course of action.
Supreme Court breach lawsuit
By Jessica Davis 11:08 am November 03, 2017
The definition of harm as it relates to data breaches has been placed front-and-center in legal cases this year.
health and human services security
By Jessica Davis 03:54 pm November 01, 2017
The legislation would adjust the structure of HHS’ cybersecurity personnel and assign a single officer to cybersecurity who would report to the secretary.
medical device security
By Bill Siwicki 02:56 pm November 01, 2017
Unfixable equipment, absent processes, platform questions and lifecycle management are just some of the challenges that information security teams need to prioritize.
outlook malware
By Tom Sullivan 02:40 pm November 01, 2017
HIMSS new cybersecurity report highlights a host of alarming issues facing everything from WiFi devices to critical infrastructure.

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