The healthcare industry is becoming a bigger target for cybercriminals, so cyber-attack drills planned for this year are an important step toward identifying security best practices, says Ray Biondo, CISO of insurer Health Care Service Corp.
Another federal investigation of a relatively small health data breach has resulted in a financial penalty, this time for a physician group practice in Massachusetts. Find out the details behind the settlement.
One key way to reduce the risk of a breach is continuous improvement of information security programs. It's dangerous to put security controls in place and then walk away, thinking you're finished, warns security expert Kate Borten.
Big-box retailer Target has confirmed that a breach that likely exposed some 40 million U.S. debit and credit accounts was caused by a malware attack that infected its point-of-sale system. Find out all the latest details.
You can be outraged that the NSA collects Internet communications records of U.S. citizens. But don't be surprised, says sociologist William Staples. This is just one example of our "culture of surveillance."
The breach of a card loyalty marketing company has reignited discussions about the roles banking institutions, regulators and others play when it comes to mitigating third-party risks. Where should the buck stop?
When it comes to safeguarding the privacy and security of healthcare information, smaller clinics, as well as patients who use telehealth technologies, face considerable challenges because of a lack of expertise, says researcher David Kotz.
Organizations must guard against making three common mistakes when conducting an investigation of a data breach or fraud incident, says attorney Kim Peretti, a former Department of Justice cybercrime prosecutor.