Citrix Addresses HIPAA Compliance With ShareFile Cloud For Healthcare

Kathy Kim, CRN,  Thursday, November 14, 2013

With the recent updates to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Omnibus, Citrix (NSDQ:CTXS) ShareFile unveiled on Tuesday its updated and new virtual private cloud solely for the healthcare market.

Biometric Authentication and Privacy – Should We Be Worried?

Mary DeRosa by Mary DeRosa, The Chertoff Group
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

When Apple announced in September that its new IPhone 5s would use a fingerprint scanner, the Touch ID, for authentication, reaction was – as it usually is for new Apple products – giddy. But amid the celebration was some alarm at the privacy implications of what would be a massive collection of biometric data.

Consent on Trial

H. Bryan Cunningham by Bryan Cunningham, Cunningham Levy LLP
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

What constitutes “consent”? This may be the single most important question for the future of computing in the cloud, and Americans’ privacy there, because it affects consumer privacy, workplace monitoring, and government surveillance.

Cloud Migrations: Don't Forget About The Data

Michael C. Daconta, InformationWeek Government,  Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Gartner research director Richard Watson once observed, "When the CIO issues the simple directive: 'Move some applications to the cloud,' architects face bewildering choices about how to do this, and their decision must consider an organization's requirements, evaluation criteria and architecture principles."