A network of cancer hospitals that has relied heavily on laptop computers for clinicians accessing electronic health records is phasing in iPads and iPhones. Learn what steps it's taking to mitigate the security risks involved.
WLANs often have weaker configurations and authentication processes that make them vulnerable for attackers to penetrate and gain access to sensitive information. New guidance from NIST is aimed at helping organizations meet security challenges.
As part of its ongoing effort to identify privacy and security best practices for the use of mobile devices in healthcare, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is soliciting comments on the issue through March 30.
FBI Director Robert Mueller says the bureau will apply the methods it uses to combat terrorism along with old-fashioned gumshoe practices such as infiltration of criminal networks to battle cybercriminals.
"The changes we propose in revision 4 are directly linked to the current state of the threat space - the capabilities, intentions and targeting activities of adversaries - and analysis of attack data over time," says NIST's Ron Ross.