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College Football

PHI Data Breaches Increase 25% in 2014, Says Redspin Report

February 24, 2015 - Last year, 164 PHI data breaches were reported to the Secretary of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR), …

Only 25% of directors are actively involved in reviewing security and privacy risks

PWC Global State of Information Security 2015 Survey<p>PwC’s 2015 Global State of Information Security Survey reveals that 50% of organisations now have …

Suburban Chicago cops pay up $500 in bitcoins after latest ransomware scheme | Ars Technica

New name (Cryptoware), same game: hacker decrypts infected device for cash.<p>This week, a suburban police department outside of Chicago paid $500 in …

Crime

Internet of Things security check: How 3 smart devices can be dumb about the risks

Internet of Things security is no longer a foggy future issue, as more and more such devices enter the market—and our lives. From self-parking cars to home automation systems to wearable smart devices, analysts currently estimate that some 50 billion to 200 billion devices could be connected to the …

Internet of Things

Will Lawmakers Now Enforce Encryption?

Following the recent Anthem data breach affecting 80 million patients, a US Senate committee says it will assess healthcare security regulations …

Information Systems

RSA Blogs

Elevate your organization’s cybersecurity and GRC maturity with best practices from a global leader in both disciplines.<p>Uniquely linking business …

Cybersecurity
Surveillance

Anthem data breach cost likely to smash $100 million barrier

The company's cyber insurance policy is likely to be exhausted following the theft of up to 80 million records.<p>The financial consequences of Anthem's …

Health Care

Banks hit by largest ever cyber-crime: Are we at the mercy of hackers?

The days of criminals putting a stocking over their face and stealing cash with a sawn-off shotgun over a bank counter, or masterminding events such …

Cybersecurity

It's Time to Investigate Cyber Insurance

Almost every day there are reports of cyberintrusions, attacks and related security breaches. If your company does not have the right insurance, it …

Chinese Stole Anthem Data For HUMINT; Should Raise US ‘Hackles’

Gen. Fang Fenghui, chief of PLA General Staff, and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.<p>The Chinese just walked out of Anthem’s …

Health Care