Organizations face many threats to their data systems and information. Knowing all of the fundamental elements to cyber safety is the first step to fulfilling these threats.
The reach of cyber protection is broad. The core regions are explained below, and some other fantastic cyber security plan must take all of them into consideration.
Crime statistics from 2020 show an increase in homicides and violent crimes throughout the U.S. in 2020. Many point to the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the reason for the increase.
With enhanced guest safety and the reducing of operational costs at the forefront of many hotelier's minds, Hilton Surfer's Paradise Hotel & Residences initiated a security access upgrade.
Progress in diversity and inclusion is being made, albeit slow. Here's how your team can foster an environment of diversity and inclusion for better performance and agility within your department and enterprise-wide.
Synopsys, Inc.'s The Cost of Poor Software Quality In the US: A 2020 Report's findings reflect that the cost of poor software quality (CPSQ) in the US in 2020 was approximately $2.08 trillion. This includes poor software quality resulting from software failures, unsuccessful development projects, legacy system problems, technical debt and cybercrime enabled by exploitable weaknesses and vulnerabilities in software.
When planning for business continuity and resiliency through 2026, security and risk management professionals should pay attention to these trends.
From introducing contactless payment options to offering new virtual services, small businesses moved swiftly to expand their offerings and digital capabilities in light of social distancing guidelines. In the midst of these changes, however, it’s critical for small businesses and restaurants to make sure they’re guarding against potential cyber threats. Here are key steps they can take to help ensure that they stay protected.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking information that will assist in identifying individuals who are actively instigating violence in Washington, D.C. The FBI is accepting tips and digital media depicting rioting and violence in the U.S. Capitol Building and surrounding area in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021, in which violent pro-President Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol Building, pushed past barricades and forced themselves inside the complex.
RingCentral announced that industry security veteran, Heather Hinton has joined as the company’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Hinton joins RingCentral from IBM, where she spent 13 years in various leadership positions, most recently as vice president and IBM distinguished engineer, and CISO for the company’s Cloud and Cognitive Software business unit.
Chief of the New Haven Police Department Otoniel Reyes has been appointed Chief of the Department of Public Safety at Quinnipiac University. He announced his retirement from the New Haven Police Department this spring after a 21-year career.
Gunshot incidents saw a reported a rise of 48% in 2020 compared with 2019, according to data for more than 100 U.S. cities. The Midwest, which saw the greatest rise, saw an increase of 58% in gunfire year over year.
Many organizations are planning to continue with remote work until at least late spring 2021 while others will continue to migrate to a distributed workforce as part of their long-term business plans. With all of this in mind, a quick look at the cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance Magic 8 Ball indicates that “all signs point to yes” for continued attacks and digital transformation.
Waiting for a cyber threat to make an appearance is far too dangerous to an enterprise. To combat this, threat hunting is now an essential component of any cybersecurity strategy. But how does threat hunting work in practice, and how can the approach ensure an organization’s data is kept safe?
A company’s in-house chief information security officer (CISO) is a key component to making sure the risk of a cyberattack or security breach is greatly reduced. The responsibilities of this position are critical for businesses working to protect themselves against cyberthreats, but the reality is, some companies can’t afford to add another member to the c-suite with an average salary of up to $250K. However, there’s another option: a virtual CISO or vCISO.
While the rough seas may be behind businesses, now is not the time to rest. It’s important for security leaders to remain diligent about their company’s security posture and adapt to the latest state of the world. Focusing on people, processes, and technology is not only the foundation to a solid cybersecurity strategy, but also absolutely critical at a time where workers have never been further from security teams’ protection.
Is your company’s cybersecurity policy as effective as it should be amid these tumultuous times? And if you’re not an employee but the owner of a small business – typically someone with much less sophisticated cybersecurity protection – how does your online security stack up? The answer: Cybersecurity has improved, but markedly more has to be done to secure networks in 2021, the second year of the pandemic, as the number of cyberattacks has become staggering.
Russell Bundy, Director of Security at the Leander Independent School District will conduct Security's free Solutions by Sector webinar on K-12 Security and how security leader in school positions can prepare for and emerge from situations of chaos that may happen.
President-elect Joe Biden chooses Williams Burns to be his CIA director.
If an armed assailant started shooting in your facility, could you, your employees and your organization survive? If your answer is "I have no idea," now's the time to take a proactive approach to preventing violence.
It was an extraordinary year for weather and climate events in the U.S.: The nation endured an unprecedented 22 billion-dollar disasters in 2020. Here’s a recap of the climate and extreme weather events across the U.S.in 2020, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information.
How do we respond to this increased focus on security? One option would be to simply increase the security standards being enforced. Unfortunately, it’s unlikely that this would create substantial improvements. Instead, we should be talking about restructuring security policies. In this post, we’ll examine how security standards look today and 5 ways they can be dramatically improved with new approaches and tooling.
Natural gas and clean energy services provider New Jersey Resources (NJR) promoted James W. Kent to Vice President-Corporate Risk Management at NJR.
The Grand Forks School District in North Dakota received a $535,000 security grant to improve surveillance throughout the district's campuses.
Meet Issak Davidovich, Vice President of Research and Development at C2A Security. According to Davidovich, the implementation of driver assistance technologies and cybersecurity goes hand-in-hand, and the auto industry is taking its first steps on creating in-vehicle security standards. Here, we talk to him about what this means for automotive cybersecurity.
The rise of high-profile data breaches and the implementation of data privacy laws have raised awareness that businesses and institutions rely on consumer information. While there is no single, comprehensive U.S. federal data privacy law, there are enough industry-specific compliance regulations in force in addition to HIPAA, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and a growing number of state privacy laws, that every organization needs to step up and recognize how subject rights requests fit into its data protection and cybersecurity policies.