It seems like every vendor in the data security industry makes predictions this time of year. Which ones should you pay attention to? All of them, says Dan Lohrmann, who formerly served as CISO of the state of Michigan.
Bug bounties are fundamentally changing the way financial service organizations approach the security of the Internet, moving from the realm of novelty towards becoming best practice.
This report presents how the financial services industry is actively looking to bug bounty programs to augment their existing...
Mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse has been hit with one of the largest fines ever imposed by Britain's data privacy watchdog after an attacker breached its outdated WordPress installation, exposing 3 million customers' and 1,000 employees' personal details.
While a draft "trusted exchange framework" unveiled last week by federal regulators includes proposed components that could raise the bar for the security of health data exchange, some experts caution that elements included in the final document should not be overly prescriptive.
Under what circumstances must a U.S. healthcare provider comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, which will be enforced beginning in May? In an in-depth interview, regulatory attorney Stephen Wu explains the conditions under which compliance is required.
Why is GDPR so fundamental a change to data processing law? Because new requirements, such as data portability and the right to erasure, will challenge the information governance processes of any organization, however mature. Additionally, joint liability between data controllers and their data processors represents a...
GDPR requires impacted companies to protect personal data of EU residents against data breaches. For security teams this means you must put in place measures that stop personal data from leaking out - without slowing down business processes.
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Federal regulators have released a draft of a trusted health information exchange framework with some detailed security components that go beyond HIPAA requirements. The goal is to advance secure national health data exchange so that clinicians have quicker access to potentially life-saving information.
As healthcare organizations grapple with new and evolving threats to patient privacy and data security, healthcare security and privacy practitioners play a vital role in protecting health information. Demand for these qualified individuals continues to rise, and many are being trained and certified as HealthCare...
The HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) certification helps practitioners like you prove their knowledge and ability to successfully implement, manage or assess security and privacy controls for healthcare and patient information. It proves you have a strong foundation in healthcare risk,...
Despite receiving requests to better align a federal rule regarding the confidentiality of substance abuse records with the requirements of HIPAA, federal regulators only made minor tweaks to the confidentiality rule. Some experts say Congress would have to take action to pave the way for further changes.
Information security truisms: 2017 was the year of more cybersecurity - more attacks, more spending, more defenses, more breaches - and 2018 will see more of everything "cyber," plus GDPR enforcement, proxy wars online and more.
As the healthcare sector implements a variety of new applications and increasingly moves to the cloud, it has a fresh opportunity to address security, says Daniel Bowden, CISO at Sentara Healthcare, who discusses best practices.
This episode of the ISMG Security Report is devoted to producer/host Eric Chabrow's recollection of the evolution of cybersecurity news and analysis during his nine years at Information Security Media Group. Chabrow is retiring after 45 years in journalism.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is planning to update its 6-year-old cybersecurity guidance for how publicly traded firms report data breaches to investors. Experts expect the refined guidance to cover insider trading program rules, breach notifications and business models.