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.
A new study says, on average, it takes 87 days to first recognize that insider fraud has occurred. Why the delay? Researcher Larry Ponemon and Christine Meyers of Attachmate Luminet discuss the findings.
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?
Paige Leidig, chief marketing officer of CipherCloud, says information protection requirements continue to be the primary hurdle for enterprise adoption, despite explosive growth in the cloud content and collaboration market and its evident advantages to productivity and cost efficiencies.
Call center fraud is increasing, and it's not just financial institutions feeling the pain, says Pindrop Security's Matt Anthony. Now, a database of phone numbers aims to help organizations mitigate risks.
Because managing identities is a global problem, it requires a global solution, says Paul Simmonds of the Jericho Forum. A new organization has been established to address global identity. Simmonds offers insight.
Data-centric security: It's a shift from securing where data resides to securing the data itself. Matt Pauker of Voltage Security tells how this approach helps organizations improve their security posture.
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.