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HIPAA Omnibus Rule: Implications on Vendor Security

The HIPAA Omnibus Rule, which went into effect on March 26, 2013, brought in some pretty significant changes since HIPAA itself. While it had many additions, including strengthening rules on privacy and security, there was one in particular that had a much more far-reaching effect. 449 more words

Computer Security

In Ukraine, a malware expert and FBI witness who could blow the whistle on Russian hacking

By Andrew E. Kramer And Andrew Higgins

KIEV, Ukraine — The hacker, known only by his online alias “Profexer,” kept a low profile. He wrote computer code alone in an apartment and quietly sold his handiwork on the anonymous portion of the internet known as the dark web. 2,188 more words


Cisco's Network Intuitive effort to bring intelligence, machine learning to networking

Simple isn’t a word that one often hears in the same sentence as the name Cisco. The IT giant is better known for the complexity of its offerings, as anyone who has tried to wade through the networking certification process can testify. 784 more words

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Microsoft PowerPoint Used as Attack Vector to Download Malware

From “Microsoft PowerPoint Used as Attack Vector to Download Malware”
Neowin (08/15/17). Reposted by ASIS.

Trend Micro researchers have discovered that a vulnerability in the Windows Object Linking Embedding (OLE) interface is being exploited by cybercriminals through Microsoft PowerPoint in order to install malware. 162 more words

Workplace Security

Roman Polanski's New Sexual Abuse Accuser Speaks Out as His Attorney Dismisses 'Ridiculous' Announcement

On Tuesday, at a news conference in Los Angeles, director Roman Polanski was again accused of sexual abusing an underage girl.

The latest accuser, who asked only to be identified as “Robin M.,” alleged that Polanski, 83, “sexually victimized” her in 1973, when she was 16 years old. 684 more words


Another Woman Claims She Was 'Sexually Victimized' by Director Roman Polanski When She Was a Minor

Another woman is alleging she was “sexually victimized” by director Roman Polanski when she was a minor, her attorney announced Tuesday.

The woman is the third to publicly bring such accusations against Polanski, 83. 441 more words