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Content tagged with Cloud posted in March 2011
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.
Cyber Command Pursues 'Defensible' IT Architecture
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
The Defense agency's top executive outlines a series of initiatives, including development of a hardened IT architecture that incorporates cloud computing and thin clients.
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.
Google Issues Microsoft IE Warning
News  |  3/14/2011  | 
Activists using Microsoft Internet Explorer to access Google services are being targeted through an MHTML vulnerability.
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.
Google Again Sued Over Gmail Content Scanning
News  |  3/9/2011  | 
The latest complaint argues Google's disclosures are inadequate because nobody reads lengthy legal documents.
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
Data Breach Costs Continue Climbing
News  |  3/7/2011  | 
Some of that cost may be unnecessary, a study has found.


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