Data integrity and privacy issues are among potential concerns related to voice-activated "virtual assistant" tools that some vendors are beginning to offer for their electronic health record systems, says privacy and security expert Kate Borten.
Incident response is a critical pillar of an effective endpoint security program, one that will gain importance as GDPR enforcement comes into play on May 25. Organizations must be ready to react if and when an incident occurs in order to meet the stringent requirements that apply during an incident.
Abbott Laboratories has issued software updates for certain implantable cardiac devices to address cybersecurity flaws and battery issues that pose potential safety risks to patients. The problems were also the subject of previous warnings by two federal agencies.
As corporate information silos fall, traditional approaches to governance, risk and compliance are giving way to the new category of integrated risk management solutions. Vivek Shivananda, CEO of Rsam, discusses the evolution.
In today's extended enterprise, with organizations leveraging supply chains and the cloud, microsegmentation has become a hot network security technology. Tom Patterson of Unisys discusses the trend, as well as behavioral biometrics.
After years of focus, the needle is moving positively toward improving medical device security. But what about the growing cybersecurity issues associated with enterprise IoT? Mac McMillan of CynergisTek shares his concerns.
Taking a threat-centric approach - trying to defend against every threat out there - is a recipe for failure in the current threat landscape, says RSA CTO Zulfikar Ramzan, who advocates a business-driven approach instead.
Hot cybersecurity trends under discussion at this year's RSA Conference include artificial intelligence, facial recognition, protecting not just data but also knowledge, as well as rapid data breach response, says Chris Pierson, CEO of Binary Sun Cyber Risk Advisors.
Blockchain is high on the hype meter in 2018, but Gartner's Avivah Litan is encouraged by practical applications of the technology to secure financial transactions, protect identity and help organizations fight fraud.
Beset by increasingly aggressive threat actors, many security leaders have decided their best defense is a stronger offense. John Wilson of Agari offers insights into the active defense movement - including the ethical and legal concerns associated with it.
"Digital transformation" is the theme of the year, but it comes with specific cybersecurity challenges - and they put a new burden squarely on the shoulders of the CISO, says Fortinet's Jonathan Nguyen-Duy.
The terms artificial intelligence and machine learning are in abundant supply at this year's RSA Conference. Sam Curry of Cybereason cut through the hype to explain how he sees these technologies augmenting cybersecurity.