Office of Management and Budget Director Jacob Lew issues a directive to require 5.7 million federal employees and contractors to use personal identity verification credentials to access federal IT systems and facilities by Oct. 1.
The successor to David Blumenthal, M.D., who has announced he'll resign as National Coordinator for Health Information Technology this spring, will have a lot of work to do when it comes to protecting the privacy and security of healthcare information.
DHS's inspector general expresses a few reservations about the department's enterprise-wide security program and practices for its top secret/sensitive compartmented information intelligence system, but generally called the management of the system effective.
What if, while searching the Internet, you come across a Facebook profile of one of your employees, including inappropriate pictures and personal remarks on the supervisor? What does this mean to you as an employer? And what can you do about it?