They Changed What? HIPAA & HITECH
May 24, 2011, Andrew Hicks, Managing Principal, Coalfire
In 1996, the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) opened the door to increased exchanges of healthcare information in an effort to improve care and reduce costs. The Act included new provisions for protected health information (PHI). Since there are only a few limited reviews and enforcement efforts, the effectiveness of the implementations have remained open.
Meet John Rostern: Managing Director of the New York Office
May 11, 2011, Rick Dakin, CEO, Co-founder and Chief Security Strategist
We are pleased to announce that John Rostern has joined Coalfire Systems as managing director of the New York office. Read more
Botnets: 2011 Rocky Mountain Information Security Conference
May 09, 2011, Bruce DeYoung,
Botnets have become one of the most dangerous cyber threats affecting businesses today. Botnets criminals focus on the same things as most criminals: money and information. That is why these criminals are targeting payroll, human resources departments, C-level executives and senior strategists.
Trust the ‘Cloud’ (just make sure you have it examined first)
April 26, 2011, Tom McAndrew, EVP Commercial Services, Coalfire
In the wake of Amazon’s Web Service disruption over the past few days we think it is important to look at the case a little closer.
Mobile Application Security – The New Frontier
April 18, 2011, Bruce DeYoung,
The power and popularity of consumer mobile computing is changing faster then you can say iFart (the #1 downloaded app worldwide). Commercial entities are rapidly adopting mobile-based applications for retail sales floors, restaurants and dining rooms, distributed mobile banking, and more.