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.
Security leaders know their old perimeter-based security models are insufficient. But what new model is best? And how can it reduce reliance on passwords for authentication? Julian Lovelock of HID Global offers insight.
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.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a breach at Educause that exposed hashed passwords, and a theft at Crescent Healthcare's billing center that involved patient data.