Many members of Britain's Parliament regularly use technology - and tech firms - as a scapegoat for intractable social issues or failed government policies. Does the country's new mass surveillance law now enshrine technology scapegoating into law?
Encrypting healthcare data is a no-brainer, right? It keeps your organization off the Wall of Shame in the event of a breach, and it's just the right thing to do. So, why are so many healthcare entities still failing to encrypt?
When physicians and nurses use their own mobile devices to access clinical information and communicate with patients, an advanced form of encryption can help ensure all sensitive data remains secure, Jonathan Cohen of Synchronoss explains in this video interview.
Rising Cost of Breaches and Data Privacy Concerns Are Driving Encryption.
In response to the rising cost of cybercrime over the past several years, as well as concerns about protecting data privacy, organizations have increasingly adopted SSL encryption to safeguard their valuable information assets. It's expected...
The ransomware-as-a-service operation known as Cerber is earning at least $200,000 per month via ransoms paid by victims, says Check Point Software Technologies' Gadi Naveh. In an audio interview, he explains that bitcoins and high levels of automation are key to the operation's success.
Russian hackers may think twice before traveling outside the country for a vacation in light of the arrest of alleged 2012 LinkedIn hacker "Yevgeniy N." by Czech police at a restaurant in Prague earlier this month.
Because hackers are increasingly targeting healthcare organizations in search of valuable patient information, it's more important than ever to ensure that data remains inaccessible to intruders. In addition to using the very latest techniques to fight malware, hospitals, clinics and others need to use effective...
When it comes to describing the top fraud threats to U.K. financial institutions, it's all about compromised identities and credentials, says John Marsden of Equifax. How can organizations prove their customers are who they say they are?
In an interview about fighting fraud by authenticating identities, Marsden...
As cyberattacks on healthcare entities continue to surge, federal regulators are urging organizations to safeguard network-attached storage devices and other gear that supports or enables file transfer protocol services.
New long-awaited federal guidance clarifies that cloud services providers that handle protected health information are nearly always considered business associates under HIPAA and, as a result, must meet the regulation's security requirements.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report leads off with an analysis of the PCI Security Standards Council's new requirements that are designed to help thwart attempts to defeat encryption in point-of-sale devices.
To better mitigate the breach risks tied to the growing use of mobile devices, organizations need to adopt enterprise digital rights management as a way to improve data security, says Gartner's John Girard.
While tremendous effort, resources, and technology are applied to securing the perimeter of the data center, very little thought or effort is dedicated to security inside the data center. Once perimeter firewalls are breached, malicious attacks are generally able to propagate laterally inside the data center with...