Healthcare organizations need to rethink security best practices and tap new technologies as a result of the growth in health information exchange and the use of mobile devices, says researcher Carl Gunter.
More malware attacks fueled by Citadel and Reveton are getting attention from federal authorities, which say banking institutions and consumers should be on high alert. What can institutions do to mitigate emerging malware risks?
Intuit and GE veteran Steve Bennett, chairman of the IT security software provider, replaces Enrique Salem, the longtime Symantec executive who had served as the company chief executive officer since April 2009.
The draft guidelines recommend developing system threat models, instituting a mobile-device security policy, implementing and testing a prototype of the mobile-device solution and securing a device before allowing user access.
Some organizations are focusing so much attention on the bring-your-own-device trend and on implementing a mobile device management system that they're neglecting mobile app security issues, says security expert Jeff Williams.