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HHS Penalizes Philadelphia Healthcare Organization For HIPAA Violation
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia agrees to pay $650,000 fine over 2014 data breach.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 7/27/2016
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Teslaís Data Collection May Help In Autopilot Defense
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The automotive company can use its data collection software to fight liability if involved in Florida crash case, say lawyers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/21/2016
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National Governors Association Seeks Higher Profile on Cybersecurity
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
NGAís new chairman Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says states can play a pivotal role in cybersecurity, including emergency response, workforce development and protecting health care data.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 7/20/2016
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What SMBs Need To Know About Security But Are Afraid To Ask
Sean Martin, CISSP | President, imsmartin
A comprehensive set of new payment protection resources from the PCI Security Standards Council aims to help small- and medium-sized businesses make security a priority.
By Sean Martin CISSP | President, imsmartin, 7/14/2016
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EUís General Data Protection Regulation Is Law: Now What?
Kaushik Narayan, CTO, Skyhigh NetworksCommentary
Organizations have two years to prepare to act as borrowers, not owners, of customer data. Here are seven provisions of the new GPDR you ignore at your peril.
By Kaushik Narayan CTO, Skyhigh Networks, 7/12/2016
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Privacy Shield: Can the US Earn the EUís Trust Post Apple vs. FBI?
Peter Merkulov, VP, Product Strategy & Technology AlliancesCommentary
Rebuilding the privacy framework for data transfer between the US and its European trading partners wonít be easy but itís still a worthwhile effort.
By Peter Merkulov VP, Product Strategy & Technology Alliances, 6/20/2016
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How Secure is Secure? Tips For Investing In The Right Strategy
Pritesh Parekh, VP & Chief Security Officer, ZuoraCommentary
Business alignment, defense-in-depth and a phased approach are three principles to follow when building out a solid security program.
By Pritesh Parekh VP & Chief Security Officer, Zuora, 6/17/2016
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What CISOs Need to Tell The Board About Cyber Risk
Chris Veltsos,  Associate Professor, Minnesota State University, MankatoCommentary
To avoid devastating financial losses, boards and the C-suite must have a deep understating of the cyber risks their organizationsí face. Hereís what they need to hear from the security team
By Chris Veltsos Associate Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 6/15/2016
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Preliminary Agreement Reached On Airline Cybersecurity
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Panel likely to propose broad package of cyber protection including cockpit alarms, say sources.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/14/2016
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12 Tips for Securing Cyber Insurance Coverage
Sean Martin, CISSP | President, imsmartin
As cyber insurance grows more available and popular it is also becoming increasingly complex and confusing. Our slideshow offers guidelines on how to get insurance, get decent coverage, and avoid limitations in coverage.
By Sean Martin CISSP | President, imsmartin, 6/13/2016
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Cloud Apps Just As Secure As On-Premise Apps, Say InfoSec Pros
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Unfortunately, 75% of cloud apps will still fall afoul of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation, according to new studies.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/9/2016
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G7 Global Finance Leaders Push Cybersecurity Framework
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
At G7 meeting, US Treasury official says cybercrime issues 'not going away.'
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/23/2016
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Cyber Security A Major Risk To US Financial System: SEC Chief
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Mary Jo White believes that despite preparedness, procedures in place to fight cyberattacks are inadequate.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/20/2016
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Bangladesh Bank Theft: New York Fed Stands By Transfer Procedures
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Bank replies to US lawmaker query whether transfer of funds should have been blocked.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/16/2016
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Enterprises Must Consider Privacy Concern For Biometrics
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
On-server storage and processing of biometric authentication presents a host of regulatory and corporate responsibility issues.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 5/12/2016
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10 Biggest Mega Breaches Of The Past 10 Years
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
These data breaches from Dark Reading's 10-year history boggle the mind in terms of scale and fallout.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 5/3/2016
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PCI DSS 3.2: 3 Things You Need to Know
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
The latest round of upgrades are incremental yet necessary.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 4/27/2016
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10 Things Cyber Insurance Won't Cover
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Cyber insurance policies come with some important caveats to keep in mind.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 4/14/2016
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EU Privacy Officials Push Back On Privacy Shield
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Better than Safe Harbor, but not good enough. Should we care what they think?
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 4/13/2016
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Managing The Message Before The Breach
Tom Bowers, Chief Security Strategist, ePlus TechnologiesCommentary
No leader wants to see their company exploited by creative cyber villains. Hereís how CISOs can stay ahead of the game with a strategic plan.
By Tom Bowers Chief Security Strategist, ePlus Technologies, 4/12/2016
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The cybersecurity profession struggles to retain women (figures range from 10 to 20 percent). It's particularly worrisome for an industry with a rapidly growing number of vacant positions.

So why does the shortage of women continue to be worse in security than in other IT sectors? How can men in infosec be better allies for women; and how can women be better allies for one another? What is the industry doing to fix the problem -- what's working, and what isn't?

Is this really a problem at all? Are the low numbers simply an indication that women do not want to be in cybersecurity, and is it possible that more women will never want to be in cybersecurity? How many women would we need to see in the industry to declare success?

Join Dark Reading senior editor Sara Peters and guests Angela Knox of Cloudmark, Barrett Sellers of Arbor Networks, Regina Wallace-Jones of Facebook, Steve Christey Coley of MITRE, and Chris Roosenraad of M3AAWG on Wednesday, July 13 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss all this and more.