The Senate on Oct. 27 passed the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015, which provides businesses with liability protections if they voluntarily share cyber threat information with each other and the federal government. The bill now must be reconciled with House measures approved earlier.
As the Senate continues to wrestle with the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015, with a vote expected next week, opposition to the bill from some privacy groups and major technology firms, including Apple, is heating up.
In an exclusive interview, Harris Health System CISO Jeffrey Vinson explains how his team is spearheading an effort to help the federal government and the healthcare industry improve cyber threat intelligence sharing.
Indian enterprises must strengthen their capabilities to secure Digital India. To combat emerging threats, security leaders prescribe a self-regulatory approach, rather than one driven by compliance mandates.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor data sharing agreement is invalid because the United States has failed to safeguard Europeans' privacy rights. Legal experts say the judgment is a direct response to Edward Snowden's revelations.
The creation of the California Cybersecurity Integration Center demonstrates that the state is taking a proactive approach to securing its digital assets, says Mark Weatherford, a former California state CISO and onetime DHS deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity.
Sutter Health's revelation that a former employee inappropriately sent patient information to a personal email account in violation of the organization's policy is yet another reminder of the privacy risks posed by email communication.
Security experts trace many of the world's cybercrime attacks to Russia. But Russian authorities never extradite suspects, and they allow hackers to operate with impunity - if they play by some ground rules.
Adjusting risk management strategies in the aftermath of the newly discovered hacker attack on Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other recent massive cyber-attacks, will be among the hot topics discussed at the Healthcare Information Security Summit in San Francisco on Sept. 17.
How might federal authorities approach a forensics examination of Hillary Clinton's email server? ISMG asked four experts for their insights. Their observations - shared in this audio report - might surprise you.
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson taps Andy Ozment, assistant secretary of the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, to undertake overall and direct charge for the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center.
As a report surfaced that Chinese spies read the private emails of top Obama administration officials, the Pentagon revealed it had restored the unclassified email network used by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brought down two weeks ago following a purported Russian breach.
Privacy advocates in the Senate will get their chance to introduce amendments to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act. But a deal struck by Senate leaders means they must wait till after Labor Day as lawmakers head home for their August holiday.