Many companies are taking advantage of cyber insurance to ease the blow of security breaches by hackers, according to The Wall Street Journal. Ever since Target was hacked, sales of these insurance policies...Read More
Since news outlets have reported the extent of the National Security Agency's surveillance activity monitoring U.S. citizens, some consumers may be uneasy about the thought of agents looking over their emails. However, many tech companies have begun to fight back with added encryption techniques. Google, for example, has begun to encrypt all of its traffic...Read More
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The topic: SCAMS. They’re everywhere – your smartphone, email inbox, and mail slot, and...Read More
Businesses that are overly confident about the cybersecurity of their systems, believing they are adequately prepared for data breaches, may be putting their sensitive corporate and customer data at...Read More
Hospitals may be putting themselves at risk for legal and compliance violations with their lax data security policies, according to a survey of health IT security professionals. The survey conducted by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's HIMSS Analytics shows hospitals may be unprepared for...Read More
The health care industry is one of the most targeted sectors of the U.S. economy as hospitals, insurance providers and other organizations contain valuable personal and financial information. With access to the protected health information of patients, thieves could commit medical identity theft, endangering the...Read More