The HIPAA Omnibus Rule stresses the need for business associates to adequately safeguard patient information. What are the implications? Here's what a federal privacy officer and a consumer advocate have to say.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a breach at Educause that exposed hashed passwords, and a theft at Crescent Healthcare's billing center that involved patient data.
The big, external breaches get the headlines, but the insider crimes are doing significant financial damage, says Tim Ryan of Kroll Advisory Solutions. How can organizations address the insider threat?
Your organization has been attacked or threatened, and you can trace the actor. Should you "hack back" in response? Two noted information security and privacy attorneys discuss the merits of active defense.
CISOs looking for a way to build credibility with senior executives - and win funding for important projects - need to drop the "just say no" approach and build a reputation as a team player, says security professor Ray Davidson.
How do we lessen the risks posed by mobile devices and their apps, along with direct access provided to proprietary corporate data and networks? Here are five clear, actionable ways to mitigate your risks.