A former hospital CFO has been sentenced to 23 months in federal prison for submitting false documents so a medical center could receive payments under the HITECH Act electronic health records financial incentive program.
While advancements in cyber security technology have brought us a long way from where we were just a year ago, many organizations are still vulnerable to attack. Read this blog to learn more about protecting yourself and your digital assets.
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management breach continues to reveal such staggering levels of information security problems, paper-pushing and seeming incompetence that it's creating a new cyber-espionage category: the "victim-as-a-service" provider.
Chris Feeney, recently named president of BITS, the technology and policy division of the Financial Services Roundtable, describes his top cybersecurity priorities, including helping members deal with insider threats.
Sony's 2014 cyber-attack cleanup costs continue to mount. The company reports spending $35 million on remediation as of March, and costs will continue to mount, now that a judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit by former employees can proceed.
Luck, timing and execution. Those words have guided Malcolm Harkins' career, and they played a huge role in the longtime Intel security chief departing to be global CISO at Cylance. What are his new challenges?
Forget attributions of the German parliament malware outbreak to Russia, or Chancellor Angela Merkel's office being "ground zero." The real takeaway is the Bundestag's apparent lack of effective defenses or a breach-response plan.
At ISMG's Healthcare Information Security Summit, a CIO and two CISOs offered insights on winning CEO support for information security spending as well as building a culture of security. Find out what they had to say.
Some privacy experts say a new Internal Revenue Service collaborative initiative aimed at reducing identity theft and fraud affecting taxpayers comes up short. Find out what other steps they'd like to see the IRS take.
A massive breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management wasn't discovered by government sleuths - or the Einstein DHS intrusion detection system - but rather during a product demo, a new report says.
Kaspersky Lab has discovered a new, advanced persistent threat - inside its own networks. Dubbed Duqu 2.0, the malware has ties to Stuxnet, and was used to target Iranian nuclear negotiations, researchers say.
Intel Security cybercrime expert Raj Samani says that after the April disruption of the Beebone botnet by law enforcement agencies, researchers have found more infected nodes than normal, largely in Iran.