Thwarting the insider threat entails more than knowing an individual with access to a computer, but to recognize the synergy between the individual, organization, technology and environment, I3P Research Director Shari Lawrence Pfleeger says.
"There's a real threat out there." Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt says. "But the threat sort of follows the way we build our defenses against it, and I think those things continue to move in parallel."
Community hospitals must become more vigilant about information security, especially as they apply for federal electronic health records incentive payments, says Chuck Christian, CIO at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.
"The purpose and needs for these is to establish those same business tools for information security professionals to enable them to make better business decisions," Center for Internet Security Chief Security Officer Steven Piliero says.