WLANs often have weaker configurations and authentication processes that make them vulnerable for attackers to penetrate and gain access to sensitive information. New guidance from NIST is aimed at helping organizations meet security challenges.
As part of its ongoing effort to identify privacy and security best practices for the use of mobile devices in healthcare, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is soliciting comments on the issue through March 30.
No one - not even a security vendor - is immune to cyber attacks. "It's not a question of if or when companies will face an attack, but how they're going to defend against it," says Symantec's Francis deSouza.
Implementing a mobile device management system is critical for ensuring the security of patient information. But what questions should organizations ask mobile device management vendors to ensure they pick the right system?
Mobile security is a new discussion track at RSA Conference, but it's long been a hot topic for CISOs. Entrust's Dave Rockvam discusses BYOD and how organizations are securing personally-owned devices.
Jason Clark, CSO of Websense, has met recently with 400 CSOs. In a pre-RSA Conference interview, he discusses how security leaders can be more effective when facing mobile security and other challenges.
To kick off a year-long effort to develop best practice guidance, the Department of Health and Human Services will host a roundtable discussion March 16 on safeguarding health information on mobile devices.