To keep up with tech shifts and changing business demands, today's state government CIOs must constantly redefine the way they manage a wide range of IT systems and applications, according to a recent survey from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO), Grant Thornton LLP and CompTIA. The accompanying report, titled "
With phishing, social engineering and ransomware emerging as significant threats, state governments are increasing their efforts—and boosting their budgets—to enhance their cyber-security programs, according to a recent survey from Deloitte and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers... Read More »
A steady cadence of hospitals fell victim to attackers exploiting old or outdated vulnerabilities that could have been fixed. In June, a hacker reportedly sold 655,000 patient records on the Dark Web. That ballooned to 9.3 million patient records after attackers accessed patient names, Social Security numbers, gender, insurance data and other information. One reason for the series of... Read More »
The regional pharmacy relies on technology and dedicated employees to ensure medication adherence and drug interactions are kept in check.Read More »
An experiment designed to lure dark Web users to steal fake bank information showed that most hackers accessed other apps, downloaded and cracked encrypted files and attempted to cover their tracks. The goal of the experiment, known as Project Cumulus, was to help organizations understand what happens to sensitive data once it has been stolen. Bitglass, a data protection company, ran the... Read More »