Security & Business Resilience

UN Hit by Cyber Attack

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Security experts have discovered the biggest series of cyber attacks to date, involving the infiltration of the networks of 72 organizations including the United Nations, governments and companies around the world.

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See It, Say It, Spread the Message in Las Vegas

By Diane Ritchey
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It runs only 4.2 miles long, but it’s the economic engine of the entire state of Nevada. The Las Vegas Strip is arguably one of the most popular destinations for tourists world wide. Nineteen of the world’s 25 largest hotels by room count are on the Strip, with a total of more than 67,000 rooms.           

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Supply Chain Security Innovations to Adapt to Emerging Threats

By Bill Anderson
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In today’s environment of overseas manufacturing and supply chains spanning oceans, miles, and cultures, securing a logistics network can be a moving target. In addition to smuggling and cargo theft, certain areas of the world are also high-risk regions for drug-related violence, political unrest, corruption and terrorism. To effectively manage product flow in high-risk areas, supply chain security programs should have robust processes in three key areas: recognition, evaluation and control of emerging threats.

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No Dodging Risk

By Mark McCourt
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For those of you who do not know the name, Bryan Stow, I encourage you to learn about him and how disrespect for all things related to risk management and resultant poor security programs should be a lesson to those that approve your budget. Stow is one of the reasons Frank McCourt lost control of the Los Angeles Dodgers (no relation by the way...the Dodgers are not my fault).

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Survey Says Nearly 85% of U.S. Businesses Ready to 'Weather the Storm' Due to Planning

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As Midwesterners survey the wreckage from last week's deadly tornadoes and the Southern states recover from April's devastating rain storms, the importance of business continuity and disaster recovery efforts is a topic that remains close to home for businesses and organizations across the United States.

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Business Continuity Planning and Protection of the Supply Chain

By Billy G. Green and Christine Peterson
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Business continuity is the strategic and tactical capability of an organization to plan for and respond to business interruption in a way that allows them to continue business operations at an acceptable, defined level. 

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Leading with Resiliency During a Natural Disaster

By Diane Ritchey
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Recent events such as Hurricane Katrina, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the flooding in Australia remind us that solid business continuity plans can keep a company up and running, whether the disruption or crisis lasts a few days, a week or even a month. 

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How Social Responsibility Improves Crisis Management

By Marleah Blades
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“The tragic events of today cannot be remedied with words. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families. You may be certain that although no one can predict tragedy, we have invested heavily to prevent or mitigate its consequences.”

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Aspen Opens a Dialogue on Homeland Security

By Marleah Blades
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A new annual event offers businesses candid insight into homeland security challenges.

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Identity Theft, Financial Security and Best Practices in 2011

By Roger Thompson
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There are three significant issues facing the online security industry in 2011. None of them are particularly new, but they are approaching crisis point.
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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.


Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

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