Items Tagged with "Data Loss Prevention"
May 31, 2012 Added by:Danny Lieberman
In a complex healthcare organization, large scale security awareness training is a hopeless waste of resources considering the increasing number of options that people have (Facebook, smartphones..) to cause damage to the business. Security awareness will lose every time it comes up against an iPad or Facebook...
May 28, 2012 Added by:Marc Quibell
Opportunists are using an alarmists strategy, bolstered by bloated opinions, to get you to buy their stuff. IT Sec businesses and vendors are not objective sources for security trends, threats and/or events. They are advertisements...
May 23, 2012 Added by:PCI Guru
In a true war, we would be investing in creating an offensive capability to go into cyber-battle with the enemy. And while there are discussions about having offensive capabilities, security professionals are still in a defensive posture protecting the organization...
May 23, 2012 Added by:Danny Lieberman
If you are a HIPAA covered entity, securing patient data is central to your business. If you are a big organization, you probably don’t need my advice. If you are small to mid-size provider without a large budget, the question is “How can I do this for as little money as possible?”
May 22, 2012 Added by:Fergal Glynn
Information leakage happens when sensitive information is displayed to the a user inadvertently. An example would be pathnames or database IP addresses returned within an error message to a user. An attacker can use this information to undermine the system...
May 17, 2012 Added by:Stacey Holleran
Many small merchants—whether selling online or brick-and-mortar, or both—don’t have the technological background to understand the steps necessary for protecting the cardholder information and other sensitive data that passes through (and may be stored in) their business systems...
May 17, 2012
This bulletin highlights how the portability and remote connectivity of medical devices introduce additional risk into Medical IT networks and failure to implement a robust security program will impact the organization’s ability to protect patients and their information...
May 16, 2012 Added by:Phil Klassen
When you own something, especially a mobile device, there is a sense of entitlement that the individual has. So it's critical that you establish the fact that using a personal device to do company business is a privilege, not a right, and that privilege can be taken away...
May 15, 2012 Added by:Rebecca Herold
I know from my years as a systems analyst and maintaining a large change control system that it is easy for mistakes to occur within the network security architecture, and that there will always be some humans involved who are tempted to bypass important security controls...
May 10, 2012 Added by:Marc Quibell
Here's the problem - too many people have too much information about you, stored in or on who-knows-what, and who-knows-where. The risks of having your identity stolen and used are astronomical. All it requires is someone on the receiving end putting it all together...
May 10, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
Once you get over the anxiety of logging, a wave of elation generally hits. Whether you're getting excited about being able to catch evil-doers in the act, or the capability to notice system failures before they happen logging can save your skin more than you'd think...
May 09, 2012 Added by:Danny Lieberman
Previously, we talked about the roles that trust, security and privacy play in online healthcare interactions. In this post we look at privacy challenges in social networks and describes how you can implement a private healthcare social network for without government regulation...
May 09, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
You're probably worried that log analysis is going to consume all of your time, or you'll find out that your organization has been pwn3d for years and all your data has been exfiltrated in real-time and your latest database is being copied off to China... aren't you?
May 07, 2012 Added by:Ben Rothke
While there are many books on important security topics such as firewalls, encryption, identity management and more, The CERT Guide to Insider Threats is the one of the first to formally tackle the devastating problem of trusted insiders who misappropriate data...
May 03, 2012 Added by:Danny Lieberman
In this article, Danny Lieberman talks about the roles that trust, security and privacy play in online healthcare interactions. At the end of the article, he introduces the idea of private social networking for healthcare – leaving the piece open for a sequel...
May 02, 2012 Added by:david barton
Credit card processors have valuable information that bad guys would love to get their hands on. So processors are the Fort Knox of the modern world. When bad guys are motivated, no amount of security can keep them out. Does that mean PCI-DSS standards are worthless?