Breach Notification , Governance & Risk Management , HIPAA/HITECH

Creating Cyber Plan to Thwart Those Seeking to Sway Elections

Also, the Evolving Characteristic of Healthcare Breaches
Creating Cyber Plan to Thwart Those Seeking to Sway Elections

Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: An interview with the head of a new cyber initiative to help political campaigns and local, state and federal election officials safeguard America's electoral process.

In the Security Report (click on player to listen), you'll hear:

  • Eric Rosenbach describe how the new project he heads at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs - the Defending Digital Democracy Project - plans to develop best practices and identify technologies that can be employed to hamper actors who would try to sway U.S. elections through cyber;
  • HealthcareInfoSecurity Executive Editor Marianne Kolbasuk McGee analyze the latest data from a U.S. government health data breach reporting site - the so-called Wall of Shame - that shows the shifting character of breaches; and
  • ISMG Security and Technology Editor Jeremy Kirk explain how one security vendor's charges against a competitor backfired.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our Aug. 4 and Aug. 8 reports that respectively analyzed the shifting battle on Russian hacking moving to American courts and the backstory on why U.S. authorities nabbed the "accidental hero" who stopped the WannaCry malware outbreak.

The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Friday, Aug. 11.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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