GAO Calls Out HIPAA As Inadequate

GAO Calls Out HIPAA As Inadequate

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued a report on the state of electronic health information. Specifically, they addressed the ineffectiveness of current guidance to address security risks.

How the FTC Has Reasserted Its Data Security Authority

How the FTC Has Reasserted Its Data Security Authority

The Federal Trade Commission is making waves in data enforcement circles right now. We outline some of the latest evidence of FTC’s commitment to a strong data enforcement program and how you can shore up your defences to avoid censure.

Promoting Innovation with Hackathons at Absolute

Absolute Hackathons are intensive two-day events that give our talented developers the opportunity to feed our innovation engine. Read about our recent hackathons in Vancouver, Canada and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

IT Security: Winning When You Fail

IT Security: Winning When You Fail

The best IT security stories are the war stories. Tales from the front line where hackers patiently wait for the perfect shot and oblivious employees gently toss hand grenades over the firewall without a care in the world.

Governments Around the World Hit Hard by Breaches

Governments Around the World Hit Hard by Breaches

We’ve explored how data breaches are skyrocketing at government agencies in the US at the federal, state and local levels. This same trend is mirrored by governments the world over.

Why Visibility is Vital to Data Protection

Why Visibility is Vital to Data Protection

Visibility continues to be one of the top areas of concern in data protection. In the Intel Security 2016 Data Protection Benchmark Study, data loss incidents were shown to spike with the increased use of endpoint devices that remain, for the most part, unprotected.

Guidelines for IT Security Leaders in State and Local Government

Guidelines for IT Security Leaders in State and Local Government

State and local government agencies are under pressure to do more with fewer resources. They are tasked with ensuring the security of the communities they serve, including the protection of sensitive data. These agencies must also maintain high standards of security in an increasingly challenging environment.

3 Ways to Evaluate New InfoSec Solutions: Absolute Security Visionary Interview with Art Coviello

Former RSA Executive Chairman Art Coviello describes the information security landscape today as a “ball of confusion,” made all the more complex by current approaches to evaluating InfoSec solutions.