More than 30,000 enrollees in a Medicare supplementary insurance plan from Anthem Blue Cross are being offered free credit monitoring services after they were mailed notices that apparently displayed their Social Security numbers in the envelope window.
A June 13 conference in Washington on protecting patient privacy, co-sponsored by a privacy advocacy group, will include discussions designed to pinpoint research needs and make technical, educational and policy recommendations.
Kazuo Hirai, a top Sony executives, says the company is applying advanced security technology, increasing levels of encryption, adding firewalls and implementing early warning systems to detect attacks on network.
SWIFT's Gottfried Leibbrandt says conflicting regulatory mandates could further fragment the international payments market, if banks and governments don't align their strategies. Communication among governments, regulators and global financial institutions is critical.
A star-studded lineup of top U.S. officials including four cabinet secretaries and three other senior executives announced the new international strategy, emphasizing the importance of cybersecurity to American foreign policy.
Executives from Apple, Facebook and Google will appear before a Senate panel to explain their companies' practices on collecting and using customer data from smartphones, Sen. Jay Rockefeller announces.