The pressure is on for all industries to upgrade their cyber-protection policies. New York is the first state to initiate a 180-day grace period for all financial services companies to upgrade both cyber policies and protection. As New York's new cyber mandates roll out, other states and industries will likely follow....
The Trump administration has named Roger Severino as the new director of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights, which enforces HIPAA and protects patients rights. Meanwhile, it remains unclear who will lead the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
High-pressure. Fast-paced. Threats coming from all directions. The battle against payment fraud isn't unlike the game of basketball. Wire fraud and ACH fraud are on the rise, and financial institutions cannot be slow on the defense - to win, they must detect fraud in real-time.
Banking channels through which...
An important theme that emerges from the HHS Office for Civil Rights' dozens of HIPAA settlements is that all aspects of compliance are critical and subject to close scrutiny by federal regulators, says former OCR director Leon Rodriguez.
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, which will be enforced beginning in May 2018, will affect organizations throughout the world because it applies to any company that handles Europeans' personal data, says Fred Kost of HyTrust.
Easy Solutions' Ricardo Villadiego addresses how the digital revolution, millennials and the widespread use of online communications affect financial fraud.
In this transcript from his video interview at RSA Conference 2017, Villadiego:
Explains why banks are not proactive when it comes to fraud protection;...
Plans to launch some onsite HIPAA compliance audits are now on hold while the agency that enforces HIPAA completes more than 200 desk audit reports, says Deven McGraw, deputy director of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights.
New York has become the first state to impose a cybersecurity regulation on financial institutions and insurers. Will other states follow with their own regulations to strengthen security in these business sectors?
Increasingly, security leaders want to migrate from disparate point solutions to integrated security platforms. Kevin Flynn and Ravid Circus of Skybox Security lay out the business and security benefits.
The FTC and FCC are among U.S. regulators now starting to flex their muscles when it comes to enforcing cybersecurity standards, says attorney Joseph Burton. What enforcement trends might we expect to see in 2017?
Cloud computing initiatives, network monitoring and risk management are driving network security operations. Meanwhile, federal agencies face record levels of threats yet still rely on manual processes and outdated point tools. Agency network security operations must be modernized to streamline network security...