Text-messaging by physicians and other clinicians poses serious potential patient privacy risks. But with security controls in place, some healthcare organizations are giving a green light to texting in certain circumstances.
Both candidates have made fleeting references to cybersecurity during the presidential campaign, but neither has addressed the matter in detail. How different would a President Romney be from a second-term President Obama?
It's difficult to know where sensitive patient information may be lurking in user files. But some healthcare organizations are finding ways to detect where the information resides so they can protect it. Find out how.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a South Carolina hacking incident exposing millions of Social Security numbers and a compromised computer at a Hawaii mental health facility.
A key aim of the Next Generation Cyber Initiative has been to expand the FBI's ability to quickly define 'the attribution piece' of a cyberattack to help determine an appropriate response, the FBI's Richard McFeely says.
Connecticut is working to improve its cyber incident response, including updating its breach notification law and enacting a privacy task force. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen explains why.
The late summer breach wasn't discovered until Oct. 10, but the state waited more than two weeks before notifying the public. Gov. Nikki Haley says the state will provide taxpayers with one year of credit monitoring and identity protection.