Cybercrime is something that we all need to be aware of, no matter what our profession is. Because the healthcare industry is known for collecting sensitive patient information such as credit card and Social Security numbers, medical facilities often have been the target of attackers.
In a recent investigation by the Department of Defense’s Office of Inspector General, investigators found that several DoD facilities neglected to take basic security precautions, such as encrypting flash drives and physically locking critical computer servers.
This month, Marriott International's Starwood hotel chain became the latest major company to fall victim to an information security breach, with the unauthorized disclosure of 500 million customers’ personally identifiable information (PII).
Touch ID is a convenient feature. It easily unlocks devices in a way that seems safe and secure. But recently, a handful of scam apps have emerged that make this convenient Apple feature not as safe or as secure as one would hope.