On Nov. 8, Tenable Chairman and CEO Amit Yoran wrote a letter to Congress in support of CISA. In this episode of "Cybersecurity Insights," Yoran calls the agency the "primary focal point of our defensive efforts" and discusses why the country needs to stay unified on defeating cyberthreats.
A large, Seattle-based surgical group is notifying nearly 437,400 individuals that their information was potentially compromised in a ransomware and data theft incident earlier this year. The breach is part of a larger, disturbing trend in the healthcare sector in 2023.
New York regulators are warning millions of individuals of identity theft risks involving a data theft at a medical transcriber that has now affected patients of at least two major healthcare groups, including Crouse Health and Northwell Health in the state. Lawsuits in the case are also piling up.
The estates of two deceased UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage policyholders allege in a proposed federal class action lawsuit filed this week that the insurance giant is using an AI tool to illegally deny necessary coverage for post-acute care, such as skilled nursing, to elderly plan members.
A key European parliamentary committee on Tuesday voted to carve off encrypted communications from a legislative proposal directing online providers to diminish the risk of child sexual abuse material. The European Parliament's LIBE Committee emphatically rejected weakening end-to-end encryption.
McLaren Health Care is notifying nearly 2.2 million people of a data breach weeks after ransomware group Alphv/BlackCat claimed to have stolen 6 terabytes of patient records in a recent attack. In the meantime, the number of lawsuits filed against McLaren related to the incident continues to climb.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," former Uber CSO Joe Sullivan discusses the Uber trial and offers guidance to future CISOs. Was the Uber case a data breach or not. Sullivan explained why that making that distinction can be complicated.
The American Hospital Association, along with three other organizations, has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to have the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services withdraw guidance issued last year warning that the use of online trackers by hospitals potentially violates HIPAA.
The Federal Trade Commission in an amended lawsuit complaint unsealed Friday details how Idaho-based data broker Kochava allegedly violated federal law by collecting and disclosing to third parties "enormous" amounts of geolocation and other sensitive information about consumers.
Members of Congress don't agree on much these days. But a new bipartisan working group launched in the Senate on Thursday hopes to rally congressional support for potential legislation focused on improving the state of cybersecurity in the healthcare sector.
The fallout from the SEC's charges of fraud and internal control failures against SolarWinds and its CISO has implications for the industry. Cordery Compliance attorney Jonathan Armstrong advises security leaders to "take heed and remember that the actions of today can determine your fate tomorrow."
Federal regulators accused SolarWinds and CISO Tim Brown of fraud and internal control failures for misleading investors about the company's cybersecurity practices and risks. The SEC said SolarWinds and Brown disclosed only generic and hypothetical risks even though they knew about specific issues.
Costco warehouse customers often get free samples of cheese and beef jerky. But members who fill their prescriptions online at Costco pharmacies allegedly get their sensitive information unlawfully scraped and transmitted to third parties, claim two proposed federal class action lawsuits.
U.S. President Joe Biden is invoking a Cold War-era law in an executive order directing developers of advanced AI models to notify the government and share safety tests. The order is "the strongest set of actions any government in the world has ever taken on AI safety," a White House official said.
Genetics testing firm 23andme is facing intensifying scrutiny in the wake of a credential-stuffing hack that leaked genetic ancestry information of potentially millions of customers. That includes at least 16 proposed federal class action lawsuits and an inquiry by a high-ranking U.S. senator.