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Intel: New Approach Needed to Secure Connected Health Devices

March 23, 2015 13:510 comments
In a new report, The Atlantic Foundation and Intel Security warns that risks accompany the rewards of connected medical devices.

In-brief: connected medical devices pose a number of risks to patients, including the threat of “targeted killings,” according to a report by Intel Security. The fix: better application design and more public-private sector cooperation. Like this:Like Loading…

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Medical Information on Millions Stolen from Premera Blue Cross

March 18, 2015 09:510 comments
Premera healthcare is the latest victim of a cyber attack. According to reports, as many as 11 million records containing patient information may have been exposed.

In-brief: Premera Blue Cross said on Tuesday that it was the victim of a sophisticated attack. The hackers had access to Premera’s network for more than six months, stealing information on as many as 11 million members and employees.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Digital ‘Exhaust’ may be the biggest Internet of Things Worry | WIRED

March 17, 2015 12:120 comments
The digital "exhaust" emitted by Internet of Things technologies could pose the biggest privacy and security risk in the future.

In-brief: digital ‘exhaust’ emitted by Internet of Things technologies may pose the biggest risk to personal privacy and security a researcher warns.  Like this:Like Loading…

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The Enterprise IT Security Continuum

March 9, 2015 09:590 comments
The Enterprise IT Security Continuum

In-brief: Cisco executive Marc Blackmer argues that advanced threats and the coming Internet of Things will put more pressure on IT organizations to fight cyber threats along a continuum that includes blocking, detection and remediation.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Red Flags Abound in 2013 Anthem Security Audit

March 5, 2015 14:580 comments
A report from a federal auditor raised serious concerns over Anthem's internal IT practices - two years before the company announced it had been hacked.

In-brief: A 2013 audit of Anthem Inc. contains a number of red flags about the company’s internal information security practices, and suggests Anthem was trying to mislead auditors to avoid scrutiny.  Like this:Like Loading…

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