Text-messaging by physicians and other clinicians poses serious potential patient privacy risks. But with security controls in place, some healthcare organizations are giving a green light to texting in certain circumstances.
Both candidates have made fleeting references to cybersecurity during the presidential campaign, but neither has addressed the matter in detail. How different would a President Romney be from a second-term President Obama?
It's difficult to know where sensitive patient information may be lurking in user files. But some healthcare organizations are finding ways to detect where the information resides so they can protect it. Find out how.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a South Carolina hacking incident exposing millions of Social Security numbers and a compromised computer at a Hawaii mental health facility.
Connecticut is working to improve its cyber incident response, including updating its breach notification law and enacting a privacy task force. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen explains why.
The late summer breach wasn't discovered until Oct. 10, but the state waited more than two weeks before notifying the public. Gov. Nikki Haley says the state will provide taxpayers with one year of credit monitoring and identity protection.
A new banking Trojan known as Gozi Prinimalka, which researchers say has been targeted to hit at least 30 U.S. institutions, can circumvent many fraud-detection and prevention defenses. So what prevention steps should financial institutions take?
Cyber crime attacks result in serious financial consequences, according to results from the HP Ponemon 2012 Cost of Cyber Crime Study. A better understanding of the attacks can be useful to prioritize security investments and strategies.