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Content tagged with Database Security posted in August 2011
Web-Searchable Databases An Increasing Security Risk
News  |  8/26/2011  | 
Breaches at Yale and the Southern California Medical-Legal Consultants demonstrate the importance of ensuring that databases that touch Web-facing interfaces aren't exposed by Web searches
Insulin Pump Hack Controversy Grows
News  |  8/26/2011  | 
Security researcher--and pump user--who found the flaw takes medical device manufacturer Medtronic to task for its response to the security vulnerability.
HIE Accreditation Service Offered To Software Vendors
News  |  8/25/2011  | 
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission announces a privacy and security testing program to accompany existing health information exchange accreditation.
Fingerprint Readers Boost Healthcare Security
News  |  8/25/2011  | 
Biometrics technology locks up Children's Clinics patient data while cutting down on password-reset requests.
Fraud Detection And DAM
Commentary  |  8/23/2011  | 
DAM can be used for fraud detection, but you need to review your alerts
Hacked Medical Device Sparks Congressional Inquiry
News  |  8/23/2011  | 
Legislators demand answers after a security researcher remotely controlled his own insulin pump using a $20 radio frequency transmitter at Black Hat.
EHR Data In Cloud Needs Strong Security Trail
News  |  8/22/2011  | 
Presenters at a recent Legal EHR Summit warn healthcare providers to press their vendors for clear answers on security.
Insiders Still Thwart Database Controls Without Supervisory Support
News  |  8/17/2011  | 
FINRA fines Citigroup for missing suspicious behavior of employee who bilked customers of $750,000 during eight years
Database Auditing, Forensics Style
Commentary  |  8/15/2011  | 
Forensic auditing of databases is not new, but there's a growing need for breach analysis
Can Data Breaches Kill?
News  |  8/12/2011  | 
When data is sensitive enough, its exposure has the potential to be fatal
Data Breaches On The Rise?
Commentary  |  8/9/2011  | 
Nope -- but publicity is
Tennessee BlueCross BlueShield Encrypts All Its Data
News  |  8/1/2011  | 
The insurer claims to be first anywhere to encrypt all "at-rest" data across the enterprise, a project that was put on the fast track after an embarrassing data breach.
LulzSec Intrigue; Hurd Talks Oracle's Real Battle
Commentary  |  8/1/2011  | 
A youthful hacker on a remote island surfaces. Plus Mark Hurd goes one-on-one about what Oracle really wants.
WAFs And SQL Injection
Commentary  |  8/1/2011  | 
WAFs protect databases from SQL injection for only so long


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