It’s Easy Being Green,” “Got Green?,” “Green Saves the Planet”— Ecologically-friendly products have come a long way since the early 2000s, when every other newspaper headline touted the novelty of the movement by quoting Kermit the Frog.
Do you remember your first few weeks in the security industry, especially in its administration? What were the most confusing terms and acronyms for you to master? Well, we’ve been asking around for industry leaders to contribute their top acronyms for our alphabet soup so you can come back and reference what we mean by ASTM, HDIS and PIAM.
The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards, or CFATS, is a program administered by the Department of Homeland Security with the aim of protecting “high-risk” chemical facilities across the United States.
Let’s start with the basics: the reason we take off our shoes at the airport is because the shoe bomber tried to get a bomb on a plane. The reason we can only carry on 3-ounce bottles? Someone tried to get a liquid bomb on a plane. Body scanners? Underwear bomber. But what if we took a look at suspicious behavior of the people attempting these acts of terrorism instead of relying primarily on machines to do our dirty work?
It wasn’t long ago that “cloud computing” was a marketing term being thrown around. And now? There’s been a marked shift towards cloud-based services. Research firm Gartner recently predicted that the market will grow 19.6 percent to $109 billion by the end of this year.
In the hunt for the next great cybersecurity leaders, are enterprises neglecting an under-tapped source? More women are joining the cybersecurity industry, but there are still myriad opportunities for enterprise security leaders to be advocates and mentors to up-andcoming talent.