IT security industry has developed new methods and technologies to help reduce the threat of a major breach while reducing the cost of day-today upkeep. The common way of protecting systems is to employ discrete tools such as software intrusion detection and firewalls. A more efficient and sophisticated approach,...
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.
To keep up with emerging threats, banks and other organizations in Saudi Arabia and throughout the region must develop much more mature incident response functions, says Mohammed Almozaiyn, who heads incident response for a leading Saudi bank.
The surge in data breaches and the pervasiveness of malware, especially ransomware, has led to a surge in security technology startup firms, which makes it much tougher for CISOs to choose the right business partners in the overcrowded marketplace, argues Raimund Genes, CTO at Trend Micro.
Vikrant Arora, CISO of NYC Health & Hospitals, offers the four most important questions a board must ask the CISO to get a good understanding of how the organization is addressing top cybersecurity concerns.
The increase in breaches is having a positive impact on IT security employment, as headlines about one cybersecurity incident after another serve as recruiting tools for skilled cyber defense workers. The IT and IT security workforce reached record levels this past quarter.
The Asian security landscape continues to change dramatically, and ransomware and cyber extortion are among the emerging trends increasing in frequency and volume. Kaspersky Lab's Vitaly Kamluk shares insights and advice.
Boards need more information about cybersecurity than ever before. Do you know how to present it effectively?
Cybersecurity briefings used to be considered inconsequential; a box to check off the list. But today, boards have to consider the regulatory, fiduciary, organizational, and personal liability that could...
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.
The U.S. Congress delves into the issue of whether CISOs should report to CIOs, a topic that leads the Friday, May 27, 2016, edition of the ISMG Security Report, an on-demand audio report offered every Tuesday and Friday.