Some people say the U.S. faces a cybersecurity staffing shortage. Renowned computer science professor Eugene Spafford disagrees. He discusses what he sees as the real shortage and what we can do about it.
A government watchdog plans a variety of activities to scrutinize the data security practices of healthcare providers, including hospitals' security controls over medical devices. It also will take a close look at the HealthCare.gov website.
Here's a sampling of the many sessions at RSA 2014 that will provide timely insights for security specialists in the government sector on such topics as vetting foreign technologies and implementing the new cybersecurity framework.
Covered entities and business associates will be under heightened data privacy and security scrutiny in 2014. But experts say there are several basic steps those organizations can take to ensure HIPAA compliance.
A review of the RSA 2014 agenda shows several seminars, panels and speakers of particular interest to healthcare-focused attendees, including those focused on mobile device security and medical device hacks.
Social media sites are increasingly popular platforms for patients dealing with medical issues. But there are also privacy and security risks involved, and healthcare providers can help patients navigate these.