Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are not new, but they are being taken more seriously as a threat to network security and data protection, especially by financial-services, says Ashley Stephenson of Corero Network Security.
The HIPAA Omnibus Rule includes three new considerations for determining potential civil monetary penalties following a breach investigation. What are the implications for breach prevention strategies?
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.