HHS Updates HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool, Empowers Consumers

The recently updated HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool (HBRT) will highlight recent healthcare data breaches and help consumers learn how such incidents are investigated, according to OCR. Read about the newly updated online HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool designed to help consumers find out more information on healthcare data breaches on Health IT Security.

Less than half of global executives believe GDPR compliance is relevant

Many global business decision makers are unaware of the implications of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as other compliance regulations like PCI-DSS and ISO27001/2, with one in five admitting they do not know which regulations their organisation is subject to. Read about the new 2017 Risk:Value report by NTT Security which reveals […]

For U.S. Businesses, GDPR Takes Effect Next Year. Here are 9 Requirements You’ll Need to Meet

Read Alex Bennett list nine requirements that US companies will need to meet for the upcoming European Union GDPR regime on Business : With GDPR on the horizon, what can your business do to protect itself? U.S. companies are already allocating millions of dollars to accommodate GDPR, but more must be done. A data breach will […]

Hacking Healthcare: Compliance Alone Won’t Save You

Read why  Wesley McGrew says that only regulatory compliance wont save healthcare firms from data breaches on CIO : A breach of a healthcare provider can have a serious impact, both in terms of financial loss and patient confidence. HIPAA violations can involve fines of up to $50,000. That’s applicable to each patient record! In […]

Compliance Isn’t Enough to Meet Cyber Threats, Experts Say

To meet today’s cybersecurity threats, and those that experts predict will pop up in the near future, government agencies will have to do more than just meet compliance guidelines, according to current and former government officials. Read why cyber security experts say that meeting regulatory compliance is not enough to ward of cyber attacks on Meri […]

Co-Sourcing Can Help Financial Institutions Comply With Cybersecurity Regulations

Read why  A.N. Ananth explain how co-sourcing can help finance sector organisations comply with regulatory compliance on Information Security Buzz : Financial institutions have until Oct. 2017 to comply with many of the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies (23 NYCRR 500). Affected companies must issue a […]

From buzzworthy to mandatory – AI and machine learning in financial crime and compliance

Read how artificial intelligence and machine learning can be helpful in fighting cyber crime and in regulatory compliance on IT Pro Portal : Banks process an incredible volume of transactions every day. How can banks identify white collar crime in an expected, streamlined manner without impeding legitimate transactions? Artificial intelligence and machine learning are the […]

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 […]

Proactive vs. Reactive Compliance Management

Read Ben Schmerler’s article about how regulatory compliance is treated by businesses on Tripwire : Much of my time spent working is focused on performing technology assessments against some kind of baseline. Most of the time, these are specific government or industry standards like HIPAA, NIST, ISO and PCI. But when some of my clients reach […]

8 Ways to Strengthen Data Governance & Regulatory Compliance Pre EU GDPR

Aside from people who have been living under a rock for the past few months, we are all very much aware that the much anticipated European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) now has an enforcement date of May 25th, 2018. Read about the 8 ways in which you can strengthen data protection and […]