The Massachusetts attorney general has reached a $150,000 HIPAA settlement with a Rhode Island hospital in the wake of a 2012 data breach that affected 14,000 patients, most of whom were from Massachusetts.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, Quantum Corp. is integrating its StorNext scale-out storage with the FireEye network forensics platform, while CARD.com is partnering with IDology to help prevent card fraud.
Point-of-sale retail breaches are the rage, but they are just one cyber-crime trend on the mind of RSA researcher Uri Fleyder. What are the malware and mobile threats that organizations should monitor?
Johns Hopkins Health System has agreed to a $190 million settlement in a privacy violation case that involved a physician using a pen-like camera to secretly photograph female patients. Learn what the organization is doing to prevent other privacy incidents.
Prosecutors in Texas have taken the rare move of pursuing criminal charges against an individual for alleged HIPAA violations. The case is a reminder that health workers can face prison time and hefty monetary fines for wrongful disclosures of PHI.
As the HHS Office for Civil Rights prepares for a change in its top leadership, information security leaders are watching to see whether the strategies of the HIPAA enforcement agency might shift as well.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, Easy Solutions partners with Q2 to provide virtual banking solutions, while Lockheed Martin releases a new version of the Industrial Defender Automation Systems Manager.
HIPAA settlements with large financial penalties grab headlines, but the majority of regulatory actions tied to breaches and other HIPAA complaints call for no such penalties. And most complaints are dismissed. Find out why.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, Verizon offers Smart Credential, a new service to help businesses manage risk by using a single credential in both the physical and virtual worlds, while Corero announces SecureWatch Analytics.
A federal advisory panel is gearing up to tackle a number of data security, privacy and legal issues involved when accessing and exchanging the electronic health information of patients who are minors. Find out what makes those issues so complex.