health care 0410Two new federal laws, ARRA and the HITECH Act, aim to do what many say HIPAA has failed to do for the past 14 years: force health care practitioners to get serious about protecting patient health care records. As well, the Obama administration aims to wean health care data off of paper and over to electronic medical records by 2011. Doctors say protection of patient privacy and confidentiality is an integral aspect of their professional practice. However, with budget challenges and lack of security awareness, many health care practices are a long way from compliance. This special ebook from SC Magazine examines how practices around encryption, privacy and security can aid health care practitioners.
There are many ways to do DevSecOps, and each organization — each security team, even — uses a different approach. Questions such as how many environments you have and the frequency of deployment of those environments are important in understanding how to integrate a security scanner into your DevSecOps machinery. The ultimate goal is speed […]
It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but security awareness is about much more than just dedicating a month to a few activities. Security awareness is a journey, requiring motivation along the way. And culture. Especially culture.That’s the point Proofpoint Cybersecurity Evangelist Brian Reed drove home in a recent appearance on Business Security Weekly.“If your security awareness program […]
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