Edward Snowden may have the reputation as the most infamous insider threat in recent history, but he’s not the only one who used his job and company resources to commit a crime. Learn why insider threat programs are necessary to allow the organization to prevent, detect, respond to and deter insider threats. Also in this issue: how security professionals can prevent workplace bullying, how mass notification is becoming part of the essential infrastructure of enterprises, and much more!
Bullies poison their work environment with low morale, fear, anger, gossip and depression. The employer pays for this in lost efficiency, absenteeism, high staff turnover, severance packages and lawsuits.
Airport security personnel spend most of their time preparing for active shooter incidents, insider threats and, in concert with the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA), potential terrorist attacks. But on January 28, many of our nation’s largest airports had to handle an entirely different, unaccustomed scenario: mass protests over immigration policy.
Whether it’s an HVAC system, a point-of-sale terminal or a video surveillance camera, malicious attackers are looking for any way into your network and closer to your valuable data, systems and intellectual property.
Within security leadership associations and meetings, key decisions are made about paths forward in the security industry, driving us to become trusted advisors, to learn about CSOs’ pain points and challenges, and to devise a more effective strategic direction for my company.
More than 1,000 pieces of terrorist and violent extremist online content in seven different languages have been assessed for the purpose of referral to online platforms during a two-day concerted action coordinated by Europol, in collaboration with representatives from Italy, Latvia, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.
A survey of U.S. oil and gas cybersecurity risk managers indicates that the deployment of cybersecurity measures in the industry isn’t keeping pace with the growth of digitalization in oil and gas operations.
According to a Gallup poll, Alabama takes the lead as the state with the highest percentage of employee engagement, with 37 percent of workers in the state as “decidedly engaged in the workplace,” followed by Delaware, Kentucky and Louisiana at 36 percent.
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.