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Uncle Sam Wants To Stop Healthcare Fraud, But Smart Cards Are No Panacea

Medical fraud is a huge issue in the U.S. Depending on whose numbers you use, fraud stemming from false medical claims and reimbursements range from $65 billion a year (a figure generated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Studies) to more than ten times that: $750 billion a year (according to the Institute for Medicine). To stem the losses, government and law enforcement have been cracking down on fraud. In October, for example, the U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced charges against 91 individuals believed to be behind a huge, interstate Medicare fraud scheme responsible for some $430 million in false billing charges. Increasingly, though, the U.S. government is turning to technology to help it identify and root out fraud within the system for medical reimbursements. Chief among the ideas under consideration is a beefed up system for identifying health consumers […]

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Tapping into the Power of the Security Community

Massive growth in Zoom’s customer base as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic brought new business – but also new challenges and security requirements. Establishing a CISO Council gave those customers a voice and a seat at the table, writes CISO Jason Lee.

Spotlight: ShardSecure on Protecting Data At Rest Without Encryption

Host Paul Roberts speaks with Marc Blackmer of ShardSecure about that company’s new approach to protecting data at rest, which relies on fragmenting and scattering data to make it impossible to steal.

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How to Overcome Threat Detection and Response Challenges

In this Expert Insight, Jack Naglieri, the founder and CEO of Panther Labs, talks about the many challenges of enterprise-scale threat detection and response. Jack provides some steps organizations can take to prepare themselves for the future.

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Episode 228: CISA’s Eric Goldstein on being Everyone’s Friend in Cyber

Eric Goldstein, Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), says the agency is all about helping companies and local government to keep hackers at bay. But are organizations ready to ask for help?