Cyber criminals are now using sophisticated social engineering techniques to target employees and trick them into handing over funds and divulging sensitive corporate data. Luckily there are a number of steps organizations can take to protect themselves and their employees from this increasingly popular and successful form of threat.
Recently I had a conversation with a CSO who discussed the disconnect between a technology vendor’s (manufacturer) product roadmap and his organization’s needs. “I go to these conferences and it seems they are creating solutions without any understanding of how we are organized, our organizational measures of performance, or our challenges with risk and resilience,” he said.
Between illnesses, family tension and medical bills, hospitals are already harbors for stress, and nothing escalates a stressful situation into a dangerous one faster and more unnecessarily than poor customer service, says Jim Sawyer, Director of Security Services for Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Social media is transforming corporate security in fundamental ways. Here are five trends that chief security officers, intelligence analysts and others need to consider when building a social media strategy.
One of the most stressful actions at any company can be the dismissal of an employee. They are not easy and are uncomfortable for everyone involved. It is often emotional and distracting, even when they are well-planned and carried out following every tip in the HR handbook. The benefit of well-trained security officers who can detect and react to situations cannot be overstated.
Millennials like smartphones, online banking, selfies and… security? The security industry is in need of millennials’ talent and innovation, but it’s necessary to adjust expectations and support to get the most out of this new workforce. The Leadership Issue of Security includes insight into millennials’ career strategies, data breach response planning, hospital security & more.