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Content tagged with Database Security posted in March 2011
McAfee's DAM Acquisition
Commentary  |  3/23/2011  | 
Sentrigo acquisition fills data center security hole in McAfee's offerings
Hospital Hacker 'GhostExodus' Sentenced To 9 Years
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
Contract security guard installed malware on sensitive hospital systems to attack the Anonymous hacking collective.
Healthcare's Cloud Challenge
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
The industry has been slow to embrace cloud computing, but demand could grow.
Health Net Criticized For Data Loss Notification Delay
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
Nine computer drives containing personal data on nearly 2 million customers, employees, and healthcare providers apparently went missing Jan. 21, but the managed care organization didn't reveal the loss until March 14.
Electronic Health Records Raise Security Risks
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
Consumer concerns about medical information privacy may be warranted, as many healthcare providers aren't doing enough to protect their data, finds CDW survey.
10 Massive Security Breaches
Slideshows  |  3/9/2011  | 
They make the news on a regular basis: incidents in which a company or government agency's security is breached, leading to a loss of information, personal records, or other data. There are many ways to measure the size or cost of a security breach. Some result in the loss of millions of data records, some affect millions of people, and some wind up costing the affected businesses a lot of money. Not to mention, the questions of you calculate the value of personal medical information vs. credit


When It Comes To Security Tools, More Isn't More
Lamont Orange, Chief Information Security Officer at Netskope,  1/11/2021
US Capitol Attack a Wake-up Call for the Integration of Physical & IT Security
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing Writer,  1/11/2021
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