When Todd Davis helped found LifeLock in 2005, ID fraud was a niche consumer issue. Today it's a major enterprise risk. What are today's top fraud threats, and where are some of the surprising security gaps?
The CEO of Bit9 speaks from experience: His firm was hacked, sensitive data stolen and customers put at risk. And what's happened since represents his mission to fend off attackers, even as they refine their hacks.
A recent incident involving disposed in a vendor's dumpster is an example of why healthcare organizations say business associates taking inadequate security steps ranks as their No. 1 perceived breach threat today.
A former Texas hospital worker has received a prison term for violating HIPAA, one of the toughest penalties yet for such a crime. Learn why some legal experts say more criminal prosecutions for HIPAA violations are likely.
On the heels of the FFIEC's new business continuity guidelines, Deputy Comptroller Beth Dugan hints that new guidance related to cybersecurity risks affecting payments and mobile transactions may be coming.
News that health insurer Anthem Inc. suffered a massive breach after hackers gained access to a corporate database illustrates yet again the healthcare sector's vulnerability. This infographic takes an updated look at the top five health data breaches.
Recognizing the behavior of an intruder, rather than relying on digital signatures, will prove to be a better way to prevent hackers from pilfering data and creating havoc in IT systems, says Radware CEO Roy Zisapel.
Breaches can happen even when there are strong protections in place. But healthcare organizations can do more to prepare for breaches and respond in the best possible way to protect patient information.
Federal regulators have unveiled a draft roadmap for achieving nationwide secure health data exchange built on interoperable electronic health records systems within the next three years. Learn about the privacy and security components.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, IBM announces Identity Mixer, a cloud-based encryption technology designed to protect personal data online, while Proofpoint releases its Enterprise Protection Suite 8.0.
Application security, especially for medical devices, needs to be a higher priority because vulnerable apps can create patient safety issues, expose patient information and raise the risk for ID theft and fraud, says security specialist Mike Weber.
As the number of major health data breaches continues to climb, federal regulators are taking steps to make the process of reporting breaches using online tools more efficient, hoping that will help ease the launching of investigations.
The increase in sophisticated hacking attacks will lead other sectors to follow the lead of the financial services industry in implementing multifactor authentication, says Ken Hunt, CEO of VASCO Data Security International.