A new Kansas emergency bill passed earlier this week includes the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Privacy Act, which aims to protect the privacy of persons whose information is collected through contact tracing and the confidentiality of contact data.
In a Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 report filed with Congress last week, the White House says the number of cybersecurity incidents recorded at US federal agencies in 2019 went down by 8 percent.
There has been a 400 percent increase in attempted hacks since February 2020 coinciding with a period when the maritime industry turned to greater use of technology and working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic, according to Israeli cybersecurity specialist Naval Dome.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee announced the selection of Mittal Desai to serve as the Commission’s Chief Information Officer, effective June 7, 2020. Desai currently is a Senior Advisor and Risk Analyst in FERC’s Office of the Executive Director.
Ryan Smith has been selected as Intermountain Healthcare’s new vice president and chief information officer (CIO) after an extensive nationwide search following the announcement of Marc Probst’s upcoming retirement.
On May 26, the District Court found in the In Re: Capital One Consumer Data Security Breach Litigation that a report prepared by Mandiant concerning the Capital One data breach (Breach Report) was not protected by the work product privilege and must be turned over to Plaintiffs. What are some lessons to be learned from this data breach litigation response?
Elizabeth “Beth” Lindsay-Wood, MBA, CHCIO, has joined Moffitt Cancer Center as vice president and chief information officer (CIO). She will be responsible for leading Moffitt’s information technology teams and preparing the organization to accelerate its digital transformation.
Nearly 80% of the companies surveyed had experienced at least one cloud data breach in the past 18 months, and nearly half (43%) reported 10 or more breaches, according to a new study from Ermetic and intelligence firm IDC.
Google Threat Analysis Group researchers warn that Chinese and Iranian hackers are targeting campaign staffers for both President Donald Trump and Presidential candidate Joe Biden with phishing emails.