Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme: draft guidance materials demonstrate that preparation is paramount

Read David Benson and Sam Fiddian explain the new data breach guidelines issued by Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) on Lexology : On 29 September 2017, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) released its latest tranche of draft guidance materials. Those materials provide greater clarity as to the OAIC’s expectations of entities which […]

NIST issues ‘next-generation’ draft guidance for IoT integration

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued its fifth revision of security and privacy guidance that includes a new focus on Internet of Things vulnerabilities. Read about the new NIST guidelines for Internet of Things integration on Fierce Healthcare.

Improve Healthcare Authentication with New NIST Guide

NIST recently released updated digital identity guidelines for federal agencies looking to create a secure authentication process. While not designed for healthcare authentication specifically, the guidelines could help the industry ensure a more secure password process. Read about the newly updated digital identity guidelines for healthcare firms by NIST on Health IT Security.

Gaps found in Pentagon guidance on Internet of Things devices, overall cybersecurity

A government agency has found there are gaps in the Department of Defense’s policies on new Internet-capable devices such as smart TVs and also suggests cybersecurity efforts “can be strengthened.” Read about the new report by Government Accountability Office which found gaps in the Pentagon’s Internet of Things cyber security guidelines on CNBC.

Guidelines for Best-in-Breed Data Center Security

Data centers that are groups of network computer servers for remote storage, processing, or distribution of large amounts of data have evolved as the blood and bone of today’s organizations. With a plethora of equipments such as database servers, load balancers, storage systems, redundant power supplies, environmental controls, and security devices, data centers play a […]

How Healthcare Benefits from Cybersecurity Guidelines

Healthcare entities have several key cybersecurity frameworks to utilize when it comes to implementing necessary cybersecurity guidelines. However, not all organizations necessarily have access to the same type of guidance. Read about the new report from Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) which reveals that healthcare organisation benefit tremendously by following cyber security guidelines on Health […]

Cybersecurity: A Small Business Guide

Cybersecurity is important for companies of all sizes. Small businesses are just as at risk for cyberattacks as larger companies, and should be prepared for a breach at all times. According to a report by Keeper Security and the Ponemon Institute, 50 percent of small businesses have been breached in the past 12 months. Here’s an […]

HITRUST compiles Threat Catalogue to help healthcare orgs prioritize cybersecurity risks

In an effort to improve visibility into data security threats and help healthcare organizations manage security strategies with that knowledge, HITRUST has put together what it calls a Threat Catalogue, based on risk factors and controls of its Common Security Framework. Read about the new Threat Catalog compiled by HITRUST to help healthcare firms prioritize cyber security on […]

5 Golden Security Rules to Live by in the New Year

Read Dan Kaplan’s article about five golden security rules for 2017 on Trustwave Blog : With the New Year upon us, it is time to brace for what 2017 has in store. From continued ransomware assaults to ignored or unaddressed vulnerabilities (including in Internet of Things devices and among passwords) to payment attacks, the next 12 months […]

FDA settles guidelines for cybersecurity in medical devices

The global IoT healthcare market is forecast to reach USD 163 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 38.1%, according to MarketsandResearch. However, following the increase of cyberattacks on internet connected devices in 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration has released final guidelines and recommendations to help manufacturers build a better cybersecurity strategy and […]