Leading this week's industry news roundup, Trend Micro and Hewlett Packard collaborate to help fight advanced targeted threats and custom malware, while First Data and VeriFone partner to expedite EMV compliance.
The fiscal 2015 federal budget provides two agencies responsible for health information security and privacy activities with flat funding. Find out what plans are on hold, and why Congress wants greater scrutiny of EHR system interoperability.
This past year saw the revelation of three massive security bugs that existed for lengthy periods of time before they were discovered. This infographic details those exploits and just how long they went unnoticed.
Users' fear of data loss on personal devices must be balanced with an organization's need to protect sensitive information, says ZixCorp's Nigel Johnson. He explains the evolution of mobile device management.
HealthcareInfoSecurity launches its fourth annual survey to measure progress toward ensuring the privacy and security of healthcare information as more records are digitized and shared, and as more cyberthreats emerge.
Federal regulators are sending a powerful message about the importance of applying software patches by slapping an Alaska mental health services providers with a $150,000 HIPAA sanction. Learn what's included in the corrective action plan.
The "wiper" malware attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment has numerous commonalities with previous wiper attacks in Saudi Arabia and South Korea. This infographic summarizes the attacks and highlights their similarities.
Has your personal information been compromised in a data breach this year? This infographic showcases incidents that have affected various sectors, from banking to restaurants, proving that no industry is safe from a cyber-attack.
A government watchdog has begun auditing payments by state Medicaid agencies to hospitals participating in the HITECH Act electronic health record incentive program. Find out about plans for other HITECH audits, including scrutiny of security.
A new U.K. government report accuses social networks of serving as a "safe haven for terrorists," inflaming what some see as tense relations in the post-Snowden era between the British government and Silicon Valley.
A massive international operation has resulted in the arrest of 118 people suspected of using stolen card data to buy airline tickets, or using fake tickets, thanks to big data capabilities for combating crime.
The U.S. Postal Service on Nov. 10 confirmed a data breach that affected some of its information systems. This infographic offers a timeline of the breach investigation provided by an official during a Congressional hearing.
An ongoing legal dispute between the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and its former contractor, Xerox, has led the state agency to report a breach it claims affected 2 million individuals. Learn what both sides have to say about the case.