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Data breach at Accretive Health leads to settlement with FTC

The Chicago-based company Accretive Health agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission after a data breach in 2011 left more than 23,000 patients open to identity theft. The settlement doesn't include any financial penalties. Instead the company has to add new levels of security to its systems to better protect patient information.

Tags: GDIT Solutions Center , Health IT , Accretive Health , FTC ,

Monday - 06/09/2014, 09:06am EDT

IT breach costs Texas $1.8M

The heads of IT and information security were fired along with two other employees.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Technology , Texas , In Depth ,

Monday - 04/25/2011, 03:09pm EDT

DHS seeks students for cyber internship

The Department of Homeland Security is on the hunt for cybersecurity summer interns.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Technology , internship , education , DHS , Dorobek Insider

Friday - 03/25/2011, 03:12pm EDT

DHS requests increase in cyber spending

The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says DHS needs the financial boost to will need to identify and reduce vulnerabilities in our nation's key cyber networks.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Technology , Janet Napolitano , DHS , budget

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 03:00pm EST

Survey: Cybersecurity needs must be higher priority

The State of Government Information Security survey finds cyber IT needs are not given enough attention at organizations.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Technology , IT professionals , Dorobek Insider

Thursday - 02/24/2011, 03:16pm EST

Cyber Challenge to recruit next gen of cyber experts

The U.S. Cyber Challenge will offer programs to encourage high school and college students with a knack for computers, mathematics and science to consider careers in IT security.

Tags: Alan Paller , SANS Institute , Cybersecurity Update , Technology , cyber experts , IT , U.S. Cyber Challenge , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 02/23/2011, 02:38pm EST

Kundra: 25 percent of IT budget to fund cloud computing

GovInfoSecurity reports that Federal CIO Vivek Kundra is committing funds to cloud computing efforts in government.

Tags: Cloud computing , Cybersecurity Update , Technology , Vivek Kundra , CIO , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 02:27pm EST

State unveils new office for cyber issues

The State Department's Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues will focus on cybersecurity.

Tags: State , Cybersecurity Update , Technology , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 02:50pm EST

Cyber reform axed from defense spending bill

Gov Info Security reports that measures to create an Office of Cyber were eliminated from the defense spending bill.

Tags: cyberersecurity update , Technology , Dorobek Insider , White House , Congress , Defense Authorization bill , DoD

Friday - 12/17/2010, 03:01pm EST
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