HHS has fined a New York City medical center $4.75 million to settle potential HIPAA violations discovered during an investigation into a hospital insider who sold patient data to identity thieves in 2013. The hospital said it has beefed up its security and privacy since the incident occurred.
Mimecast announced the acquisition of human risk management solutions specialist Elevate Security as part of its initiative to enhance digital workplace protection. The move aims to address evolving cyberthreats by offering insights into human behaviors and risks and empowering customers.
Whether because they're malicious, oblivious to company rules or outsmarted by hackers, insiders pose a mounting degree of risk to companies. Hunting for outside hackers offers lessons in preventing insider incidents, said Thomas Etheridge, CrowdStrike chief global professional services officer.
The chief operating officer of an Atlanta-based cybersecurity firm has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay restitution of more than $818,000 in a federal criminal case in which he admitted hacking a Georgia medical center in 2018 in an effort to drum up business for his company.
Federal regulators issued new guidance materials for HIPAA-regulated entities, including a document stressing the importance of sanction policies for workforce members who violate HIPAA, plus two new resources for healthcare providers and patients regarding telehealth privacy and security risks.
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Being an independent firm under TPG's ownership will allow Forcepoint G2CI to invest in defense-grade cyber tools such as insider threats and content disarm and reconstruction. Separating Forcepoint's government security practice will allow it to focus on secure remote access to classified networks.
Executives and board members always want the answer to be “yes,” but CISOs know it’s irresponsible to make such a blanket statement. An adversary could be any potential threat — whether external or internal, intentional or unintentional. So, the question CISOs should be answering is: “Are we...
Insider threats continue to pose significant concerns in today's digital landscape. While malicious insiders have garnered attention due to harmful intent, negligent users often make unintentional mistakes, contributing to potential cybersecurity risks.
As the threat landscape continues to evolve, defenders need to shift their focus from individual wins to sustained proactive defenses. Resecurity COO Shawn Loveland proposes embracing a strategy of understanding and fighting adversaries in a constantly changing space - with no beginning and no end.
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Human Factor Security expert Robin Lennon Bylenga advised that in building an internal threat management program, it is imperative to not send mixed messages to the broader workforce. It's wise to conduct an assessment of human risk - not just IT risk, she said.