In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a stolen, unencrypted hospital laptop and an Australian phone provider leaking information on hundreds of thousands of customers.
Some organizations are focusing so much attention on the bring-your-own-device trend and on implementing a mobile device management system that they're neglecting mobile app security issues, says security expert Jeff Williams.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York is notifying 880 patients that some of their personal information may have been exposed when it was inadvertently embedded in PowerPoint charts posted on two websites.
If you'd like to avoid being subjected to a federally mandated biennial data security audit for the next 20 years, you might want to make sure no one in your organization is using peer-to-peer networks.
Many organizations aren't devoting enough resources to ensure that applications for mobile devices are secure, says security expert Jeff Williams. He offers five tips for adequately addressing mobile application security.
Israel is being blamed - or, perhaps, taking credit - for the creation of Flame, the sophisticated cyberspyware that has targeted organizations in the Middle East, especially its mortal enemy, the government of Iran.
The Department of Homeland Security has issued a report on the risks involved in using wireless medical devices and other mobile technologies in healthcare and the best practices for mitigating threats.