The Department of Health and Human Services is gearing up for its first-ever round of HIPAA compliance audits of business associates, and is also developing new guidance aimed at helping organizations deal with a surge in cyber threats.
Cyber threat information sharing in the healthcare sector urgently needs to be standardized so organizations can take appropriate action based on the intelligence, says Jeffrey Vinson, CISO of Harris Health System, who discusses findings emerging from ongoing federally funded research.
A report on the implications of failing to notify manufacturers of security flaws in their medical devices and a conversation with internet co-founder Vint Cerf highlight the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report.
The Reserve Bank of India has issued new cybersecurity guidelines to scheduled banks, directing them to devise cybersecurity policies distinct from their institutions' existing IT or IS security policies.
Dr. Amirudin Wahab, CEO, Malaysia Cybersecurity, says organizations in the Middle East must adopt a strong public-private partnership model and build an effective information-sharing platform to create a more secure ecosystem.
Even with the exponential increase in what technology can achieve in fighting security threats and fraud, a recent discussion with practitioners suggests that insider risk remains the biggest issue giving practitioners sleepless nights.
As ISMG's Data Breach Summit Asia 2016 in Bangalore wrapped up, security practitioners seemed excited to seek answers from experts on the challenges bothering them while putting a breach response plan in place.
If recent cyberattacks on healthcare organizations - including the ransomware attack on Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center - tell us anything, it's that better cyber threat intelligence sharing is desperately needed. A project led by Harris Health Systems aims to help identify the gaps that need to be addressed.
Multiple hospitals from Hollywood to Germany have been hit recently by ransomware attacks. It's a reminder that no organization is immune to outbreaks of malware that's designed to forcibly encrypt all data stored on PCs and servers.
Malaysia expects to witness increased incidents of commercial fraud, ransomware and online scams in 2016. Cybersecurity head Amiruddin Abdul Wahab drives the agenda for securing cyberspace and discusses measures to tackle threats.
Intelligence is critical in mounting an effective defense and, equally as important, is an effective offense. This session will look at intelligence gathering from both sides of the DMZ. There is a great deal of critical information available about your adversaries and a startling amount about you, your organization,...
Public sector organizations need to better understand the driving forces, priorities and procedures within the organizations they "protect," but equally as important is that the private sector organizations reciprocate and understand the how, what and why of the law enforcement/public body process.
A ransomware campaign has targeted millions of bank clients in the U.K., and experts warn of a worldwide surge in attacks. They say banking institutions have to be diligent about informing customers of the risk.