Webinar: Remembering the User in your Layered Security Model

Webinar: Remembering the User in your Layered Security Model

Security professionals have been proselytizing the benefits of layered security or defense-in-depth for a long time. The more layers you build in your security model, the more likely it will be that one (or some) of your defenses will detect anomalous or malicious behavior before it does any […]

Security in the Cloud Requires Visibility

Security in the Cloud Requires Visibility

There is a rapid enterprise movement toward the cloud, and yet such movement has remained uncoordinated. Gartner estimates that less than one-third of enterprises have a documented cloud strategy. This has led to an explosive growth in Shadow IT and Shadow data as well as application development that […]

FTC Asserts Independent Authority Over HIPAA-Covered Entities

FTC Asserts Independent Authority Over HIPAA-Covered Entities

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) have jointly released a guide on the importance of complying with both HIPAA and the FTC Act. The guide reminds healthcare organizations to comply with both regulations as investigations or fines for non-compliance are assessed independently […]

PCI Security Standards Council Cements Position on Executive Responsibility for Data Security

PCI Security Standards Council Cements Position on Executive Responsibility for Data Security

The PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) recently compiled some resources on how to create a Culture of Cybersecurity. These resources reflect changes made to the PCI Data Security Standards (DSS) that require executive responsibility for data security. The PCI SSC regularly updates its standards based on feedback from the PCI […]

St. Joseph Home Care Network Confident of HIPAA Compliance with Absolute DDS

St. Joseph Home Care Network Confident of HIPAA Compliance with Absolute DDS

St. Joseph Home Care Network offers specialized services for in-home care delivered by multidisciplinary caregivers in home health, hospice, private duty and infusion pharmacy. With over 500 employees, St. Joseph’s was an early adopter of electronic medical records (EMR), accessing and inputting data to patient files on tablet devices […]

Increased Security Spending Does Not Always Translate to Reduced Incidents

Increased Security Spending Does Not Always Translate to Reduced Incidents

Cybersecurity threats are evolving. Cybersecurity spending is increasing. But are the current investments in prevention actually helping? These are questions that PwC has been asking in some of their latest research.

You Can’t Ignore the Cloud, Your Data is Already in Danger

You Can’t Ignore the Cloud, Your Data is Already in Danger

IT professionals are struggling to secure data in the Cloud, and part of the problem is that security standards for most third-party cloud applications are just not yet up to enterprise standards.

Healthcare Breaches Are About to Get Much More Costly

Healthcare Breaches Are About to Get Much More Costly

There are strong indications that the price tag associated with healthcare data breaches is about to go up significantly. While 90% of healthcare organizations have experienced a data breach in the past two years, there’s been a dramatic shift in litigation.