Security Should Embrace Failure
Security failures are inevitable in even the best-run organizations, but vendors and security pros alike have to pretend perfection is the only standard that matters. This doesn't help anyone.
Securing The Software-Defined Network
SDNs offer the ability to centralize and automate network security functions, but only if security requirements are implemented correctly from the ground up. Learn how to secure the many components of the SDN.
Firewall Administration For Sysadmins: A Primer
For sysadmins trying to get their applications to work, the firewall can seem like an impediment. With more insight into firewalls and the job of a firewall administrator, a sysadmin will be able to communicate better with the security team.
5 Obamacare Health Site Security Warnings
Early shakedowns of the health insurance exchange websites show they are vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, clickjacking and cookie attacks, among other risks.
Feds Seek To Educate Patients On Info Sharing
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers guidelines and open-source software that healthcare institutions can use to help patients understand what they are agreeing to.
Medicine Must Get Social
Patients find a lot of good -- and bad -- healthcare information online. That's why doctors need to be as digitally literate as their patients.
Stanford University Network Hacked
Users told to change passwords as officials try to determine
extent of breach, although university is not aware of any personal user information being stolen.
HHS Releases Health IT Safety Plan
Public/private partnerships should make it easier to report health IT-related adverse events and correct potential patient safety concerns.
Hacking Higher Education
The cybersecurity challenge on college campuses lies as much with the students as with malicious outsiders.
National Patient ID System: Debate Stoked
Hoping to spark a national conversation on information exchange, a prominent health IT advocate has started a WhiteHouse.gov petition to have Congress lift ban on HHS national patient identification system.