Organizations that are relying on cloud-based email providers to secure their email systems and data should strongly consider adding a secure email gateway. Too many organizations are confusing the existence of security features with the efficacy of those features.
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The Biden administration continues to react to the Supreme Court's overturn of precedent guaranteeing a constitutional right to abortion, issuing Friday an executive order that includes provisions to help safeguard the privacy of patients' data.
Google's move to soon begin deleting location history pertaining to individuals' visits to facilities offering sensitive healthcare services is a step in the right direction, but experts say technology firms and others could do more to better protect the privacy of health data.
A misconfigured Alibaba private cloud server has led to the leak of around 1 billion Chinese nationals' personal details. An unknown hacker, identified as "ChinaDan," posted an advertisement on a hacker forum selling 23 terabytes of data for 10 bitcoins, equivalent to about $200,000.
A rise in remote employees and an increased reliance on SaaS applications create new, wider gaps in security. It’s more challenging to protect users at the edge. In this preview of an upcoming webinar, Cisco's Mike Storm discusses how to increase security and reduce complexity.
Location data, browser history, IP addresses, and appointment scheduling are among the sensitive data putting individuals' privacy at risk in the wake of the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, says Alexandra Reeve Givens of the Center for Democracy and Technology.
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Today’s ever-growing list of privacy and security laws and regulations makes navigating global compliance a complex task. There is also an increased need for the democratization of data and greater access to data across the different stakeholders within an organization.
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Structured and unstructured data are both integral parts of a company’s data ecosystem. Understanding the fundamental differences between these types of data is critical to being able to have an effective security solution across your organization.
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Privacy professionals know that there are many aspects of a strong privacy program that need to be carried out routinely. Therefore, organizations need to adopt some level of automation to effectively maintain and securely manage their privacy programs.
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Federal regulators issued health privacy guidance for medical providers and patients and promised to make privacy violations a top HIPAA enforcement priority in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, the five-decade precedent that guaranteed nationwide access to abortion.
Italy joined France and Austria in warning domestic companies to shy away from Google Analytics. The decision by the Italian data protection authority highlights ongoing legal uncertainty concerning trans-Atlantic transfers of commercial data.
Four ISMG editors discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how Canada's Desjardins Group settled a data breach lawsuit for $155 million, how Facebook is being sued after allegedly violating patient privacy, and highlights from ISMG's Northeast Summit held in New York this week.
A malware incident involving exfiltration of data has affected more than 1.24 million patients of Texas-based Baptist Medical Center and Resolute Health Hospital. It adds to a growing list of major health data breaches reported to regulators in recent weeks as affecting millions of individuals.
In the latest "Proof of Concept," Lisa Sotto of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP and former CISO David Pollino of PNC Bank join ISMG editors to discuss the many new privacy laws in the U.S., current ransomware and scam trends, and handling the potential corporate risk of sharing information on social media.