May 23, 2013
A man faces a felony charge of unlawful videotaping for allegedly recording women using a restroom at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital with his mobile phone.
May 13, 2013
Officials at the University of Alabama Huntsville announced Wednesday that the school will deploy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor the campus.
March 21, 2013
Authorities are saying that a South Miami Hospital respiratory therapist helped two convicted identity thieves steal the identity of campus patients.
March 1, 2013
Last year, as many as 34 colleges and universities applied for permits to fly unmanned surveillance drones over campuses for scientific research. However, many opponents have voiced concerns over privacy.
January 22, 2013
In a 14-1 vote, the Dawson College Academic computing board expelled one of its students, who had discovered a serious security flaw in the school’s computer system.
January 22, 2013
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a new rule Thursday to strengthen the privacy and security protections for health information established under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
December 11, 2012
Hospitals nationwide have failed to implement an effective mobile device security policy, according to presenters at the mHealth Summit 2012.
December 7, 2012
A nurse at King Edward VII hospital who fell victim to a prank call by two radio disc jockeys seeking information about pregnant Duchess of Cambridge died, hospital officials reported Friday.
October 18, 2012
The judge in the case against James Holmes, the former University of Colorado (CU) graduate student and suspect in the Aurora movie theater massacre, has ordered that prosecutors be allowed access to various documents from Holmes’ time at the university.
October 10, 2012
Adopt a policy, comply with it and communicate it to students, parents and campus staff.
October 8, 2012
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed two bills into law that ban employers and universities from requiring applicants to share social media credentials, such as passwords, or related personal content, InformationWeek reports.
September 6, 2012
Tyco Security Products will participate in a healthcare panel discussion, titled "Taking the Pulse of Healthcare Security," which will take place at ASIS in Philadelphia on Sept. 10.
July 12, 2012
Some criminals basically confess to their crimes by bragging about them on social networking sites.
May 17, 2012
Health Quest has integrated its identity badge system into its logical-access controls so that badges can be used for computer authentication. The healthcare group plans to refine access control to its employee billing system in the near future.
May 3, 2012
The bill would prohibit employers from requiring an employee or prospective employee to provide their username and password to their social media accounts, such as Facebook and Twitter.
May 1, 2012
Being compliant could come down to whether or not a door closes and locks properly.
April 3, 2012
The doors on all the men's bathroom stalls inside the Cathedral of Learning were removed and a security officer was placed outside the bathroom. Some students have argued that metal detectors would have been a better solution.
March 16, 2012
Dharun Ravi was found guilty today of invasion of privacy and bias intimidation for spying on his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi, using a webcam. Clementi committed suicide in 2010 by jumping off the George Washington Bridge.
February 27, 2012
A judge ordered the University of Massachusetts-Amherst to cease all unnecessary recordings in its campus police station after officers complained that their privacy rights were being violated. The 32 security cameras in the station, which opened in April, can record private conversations.
February 4, 2012
A sensitive conference call between the FBI and Scotland Yard was recorded by the very people they were trying to catch, the hacking group known as Anonymous claimed Friday.