Department of Justice Creating Cybercrime Team

Department of Justice Creating Cybercrime Team

As a result of cybercrime, the US is developing a cybersecurity unit to prepare the private sector for online crime.   The cybersecurity unit will cooperate with the private sector to combat cybercrime.  No details have been revealed about the cybersecurity unit, but it will act as a resource for law enforcement and businesses. The…

North Korea Loses Its Link to the Internet

North Korea Loses Its Link to the Internet

Although this may have been a coincidence, North Korea’s internet failed hours after President Obama stated the United States would retaliate proportionally for North Korea’s attack against Sony. Experts consider this shut down to be one of the worst system failures North Korea has experienced in years.  So far, it is impossible to determine whether…

Biggest Health Data Breaches in 2014

Biggest Health Data Breaches in 2014

Healthcare cyber attacks in 2014 show that the problems could be from business associates as well as hackers. Attacks show the need to secure networks and monitor security practices of business associates. Since the HIPAA breach notification rule of 2009, 1,186 major breaches have impacted nearly 41.3 million individuals. The largest breach in 2014 was…