When will federal regulators draft long-awaited privacy and security rules for personal health records? So far, officials at the Department of Health and Human Services are being tight-lipped on the subject. Asked about the status of the rules, which, under the HITECH Act, were due in February, an HHS spokesman would...
In the wake of finger pointing and defensive posturing over how banking regulators managed the former Washington Mutual bank, one former regulatory leader says that if not for WaMu's failure in 2008, other big banks might also have fallen.
To start this week, I want to take a look at some of the numbers that caught my eye.
Trojans, ATM fraudster plea and home foreclosure rates are some of the stories that should mean something to everyone.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged Goldman Sachs with defrauding investors of $1 billion by leaving out key facts and misstating information when the housing bubble was getting ready to pop back in 2007.
Interview with Robert Richardson, Director of CSI
How vulnerable are organizations to cyber attack? It depends on your definition of "vulnerable," says Robert Richardson, Director of the Computer Security Institute (CSI). "There's vulnerable," he says, "and then there's likely to be attacked."
In an interview...
Guidance on how organizations should protect the confidentiality of personal identifiable information, SP 800-122: Guide to Protecting the Confidentiality of Personally Identifiable Information, or PII, has been issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.