A data breach involving an insider at UMass Memorial Medical Center, which may date back a dozen years, illustrates how difficult it can be to detect inappropriate access to patient records. Find out what tips security experts offer.
As the number of cybersecurity incidents increase, departments and agencies are doing a better job of complying with the law that governs IT security in the U.S. federal government, a new report to Congress from the White House says.
Banking institutions that are considering whether to accept virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, must consider the risks involved, including money-laundering. Learn about the very latest Bitcoin developments.
A former systems administrator in the nuclear reactor department of an aircraft carrier is one of two individuals charged with hacking Navy computer systems and those at dozens of other government and commercial organizations.
Microsoft has issued a fix for the Internet Explorer bug, including an update for Windows XP users. The update repairs a vulnerability in the browser that could allow hackers to gain control of a user's computer.
A breach involving the posting of information about 15,000 Boston Medical Center patients on a transcription firm's unsecured website serves as a reminder of the importance of monitoring the security practices of business associates.
Two key Senators are circulating a draft of cybersecurity legislation designed to promote the sharing of cyberthreat information by offering liability protection. The bipartisan measure is in the early stages of review.