The plan identifies opportunities to engage the private sector in activities for transitioning promising R&D into practice. It prioritizes the development of a "science of security" to derive first principles and the fundamental building blocks of security and trustworthiness.
If management awareness of information security issues increases, will an organization's commitment to securing practices and policies also increase? This is the question answered by an eye-opening new study.
The lack of uniformity in federal and state privacy and security requirements is creating major challenges for health information managers attempting to comply, says Lynne Thomas Gordon, the new CEO of the American Health Information Management Association.
A U.S. District Judge has dismissed financial injury claims by nine financial institutions as a result of the 2009 Heartland Payment Systems data breach. But the judge did leave open one avenue for appeal.
The Department of Justice has indicted four Romanians for their alleged roles in a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme believed to have compromised hundreds of U.S. merchants and more than 80,000 U.S. consumers.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is warning its banks about another strand of phishing attacks purporting to come from the FDIC. The e-mails claim to offer critical information about business bank accounts.
Deven McGraw, co-chair of the Privacy and Security Tiger Team that's advising federal healthcare regulators, explains why she's frustrated by delays in rolling out new regulations to protect electronic health records and safeguard the exchange of patient information.
Law enforcement officials say a New York crime ring defrauded TD Bank of more than $450,000 in a check fraud scheme. What loophole did the fraudsters find to run this scam, which went undetected for nearly two years?
Healthcare organizations should carefully document all necessary breach investigation and notification actions and responsibilities to avoid chaos when an incident occurs, says Dawn Morgenstern, privacy official at the Walgreens national drugstore chain.
2011 has offered quite a number of tough lessons for security professionals. Here at (ISC)2, where security education is our focus, the close of another year raises the old teacher's question: "What have we learned, class?"
Calif.-based grocer Save Mart confirms dozens of reports by employees and customers about account compromises linked to the merchant's recent breach. Are these incidents linked to a larger, organized crime ring?