Computing security includes identity management to ensure proper access controls to controlled or sensitive information and permission rights for individuals to view information and data maintained by others. Security is maintained by administrators with encryption and password control and through the use of tokens or biometric devices to ensure user identity.


NewsA closer look at the CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield hack, and the state of health insurer cyber security amid the evolving threat landscape.
NewsHackers may have breached a database with information on 1.1 million customers of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield.
NewsAmid HIPAA privacy regulations and growing cybersecurity concerns, the IEEE has issued guidance to help software developers write secure applications for medical devices.
NewsInformatica has unveiled a range of big data, cloud and analytics tools to improve data integration and the security of Hadoop systems.
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NewsHybrid cloud services and connected mobile devices have complicated enterprise security management, according to new search.
NewsFor the first time, criminal attacks are the leading cause of data breaches in healthcare, with such attacks up 125 percent versus five years ago, according to new research.
NewsChina intends to build a national cyber safety net as part of a sweeping security bill being considered by the country’s top lawmaking body.
NewsA rise in cyber attacks against doctors and hospitals is costing the U.S. health-care system $6 billion a year, security researchers say.
NewsThe cloud security services market grew 14% in 2014 to $7.2 billion worldwide, led by the following customer trends...
NewsFormer Goldman Sachs Group Inc. programmer Sergey Aleynikov was found guilty in the high-frequency trading code theft case that illustrated the difficulty of using existing law to protect Wall Street data and financial technology.
NewsPartners HealthCare system in Boston is not giving much information on a breach it discovered in November 2014 and made public on April 30.
NewsSecurity is the top concern of more than two-thirds of CIOs and CTOs. Here's a look at the overall top 10 concerns facing today's technology leaders, according to new research.
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