Two years after massive breach, U.S. government still fights to keep security audits of Anthem secret

As the case continues to draw legal action, the full picture is not yet known by the public.

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Vets lose privacy lawsuit against VA after unencrypted data is stolen from hospital

by Patrick O'Neill • 5 days ago

No one knows what happened to the data after it was stolen.

HHS gets Navy vet as new cybersecurity chief

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

Christopher Wlaschin retired after 28 years in the Navy in 2008 as a lieutenant commander and has held a variety of civilian jobs since, including several stints at major health care companies.

The U.S. health care sector took a beating from hackers in 2016

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A rise in ransomware incidents and targeted data breaches caused more than 27 million healthcare patient records to be compromised, according to research compiled by security firm Protenus in collaboration with notification service DataBreaches.net.

Hacker steals data on 34,000 patients in Quest Diagnostics data breach

by Patrick O'Neill • 3 months ago

34,000 patients had sensitive medical data stolen from Quest Diagnostics who say "the risk of harm to patients is low." Impacted patients have been notified.

Seamless security: the rallying cry of Amazon Web Services

by Greg Otto • 3 months ago

Just like everything else with its thriving empire, Amazon Web Services and its partners are making serious efforts to make security as easy as possible as ever more enterprises turn to the cloud.

Windows XP is a security nightmare, yet still used by hundreds of millions

by Patrick O'Neill • 4 months ago

Windows XP is old, insecure, and yet somehow still one of the most popular operating systems in the world. Over 100 million users this year include millions of consumers in China, professionals around the world in the healthcare industry, and the U.S. military are stuck on the ancient software.