Experts consider the lasting impact of data brokers, and potential breaches, on genetic information.
Anthem breach investigators initially claimed that tools, linked exclusively to Chinese espionage attackers, were used against the health insurer.
Of the approximate 78.8 million people whose information was accessed by hackers earlier this month, anywhere from 8.8 to 18.8 million of those affected include non-members.
When it comes to healthcare security, if you think compliance is the only thing you need to worry about, think again.
A unit of AIG Inc. is the primary cyber insurer for Anthem, according to a recent report in Business Insurance.
Plaintiffs in California, Georgia, Indiana and Alabama have filed suits and Anthem warned customers to brace for more phishing scams.
Experts argue that encryption is not the key piece in the Anthem breach if the incident involved a targeted attack on admin credentials.
Mandiant was brought on site Tuesday, after Anthem started their own internal investigation.
The amount of information stored in our medical records creates a ripe environment for security breaches. The health care sector is in search of information security analysts.
LabMD can challenge the FTC's enforcement authority in federal court once the agency comes to a final decision on the exposure of patient data.
The HITRUST Alliance and Deloitte will coordinate cyber town hall meetings in major U.S. cities.
The mission of the working group will be to enhance health information technology (HIT) security.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed the legislation last Friday.
The privacy controls will be added to version 7 of HITRUST's CSF due out later this month.
Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) must pay $150,000 and integrate an action plan to meet HIPAA compliance.
PaymentsMD and its former CEO will have to destroy all information collected related to its Patient Health Report service.
A number of Websense threat predictions point back to the vulnerable healthcare industry as a major target for cybercriminals.
Security firm Bitglass analyzed three years worth of HHS breach records for its report.
News about data breaches in the healthcare sector continues unabated.
Alberta Health Services is apologizing following a data breach at Alberta Children's Hospital.
A new system aimed at not only promoting threat intelligence in the health care industry, but automating it, was announced Wednesday.
The recommendations are aimed at providing better protecting patient health and data, as well as hoping device manufacturers take into account cybersecurity risks in the early stages of development.
Cybercriminals are primarily after patient data as it really gets them more money.
Healthcare IT professionals deal with an increasing array of critical security issues that involve privacy, BYOD and network access, managing live-saving medical devices, and ensuring compliance federal regulations.
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center has reported a data breach for the third time in two years.
The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee asked for a hearing to investigate the CHS breach.
The unencrypted desktop computer was stolen from a university physician's office in July.
The clinic is warning patients of a potential breach after an unauthorized party accessed a server.
Administrator Marilyn Tavenner will have to testify in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Sept. 18.
An employee accessed medical records at Memorial Hermann Health System for nonprofessional purposes.
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