The daunting threats and attack techniques from 2020 are expected to continue into this year. And while 2021 offers a fresh start, cybercriminals will continue to become increasingly savvy, deploying a wide range of techniques to extort, disrupt, and infiltrate organizations. Now more than ever, government and corporate leaders and consumers must become engaged in ensuring effective cybersecurity strategies are in place. Here are eight steps organizations can implement to heighten cybersecurity governance:
Despite the heavy reliance on the 20-year-old technology, Active Directory, cybersecurity efforts seem to continuously overlook this obvious and frequent target, which only puts organizations at further risk. Despite cybersecurity advances, Active Directory is still one part of an organization’s environment that gets the least cybersecurity attention. While most security programs have a SIEM solution monitoring logs for anything out of the norm, this is simply not enough.
Michigan State University has chosen Marlon Lynch to serve as the university’s next chief of police. Lynch, an MSU alum who has worked in law enforcement for nearly 25 years, will also hold the title of vice president for public safety.
As we think about adapting our cybersecurity training to be more realistic, applicable, and effective, what are some things you should definitely keep and what are some things you should lose in your current security training?
Global survey of business leaders reveals pandemic-associated risks are currently top-of-mind, while technology disruptions and the future of work are concerns for the next decade
February 3, 2021
Board members and C-suite executives around the globe are most concerned in 2021 with risks associated with COVID-19-related government policies and regulations, economic conditions that may restrict growth and market conditions that may continue to impact customer demand, according to a new survey from Protiviti and North Carolina State University. Amid these near-term headwinds, when asked about top concerns through 2030, business leaders cite challenges that ultimately ladder up to talent. High ranking risks – including the adoption of technology that requires new or upgraded skills, rapid innovation that threatens business models and the reimagining of creative strategies – point to a need to attract and retain top talent and invest in reskilling and upskilling workforces to ensure agility and resilience in the future.
While it might not feel like it right now, the kind of root-and-branch assessment of cybersecurity budgets necessitated by the pandemic might, overall, be a positive development. Many firms haven't looked at their budgets and the assumptions they are based on for many years. This review has been long overdue.
Approximately a year after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed organizations around the world to remote and hybrid work, this new way of working will be a mainstay for professional life in some form. Learn how security leaders are navigating their jobs remotely as they pivot to protect facilities, assets, employees and data.
With the shift to remote work increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, security teams working remotely poses its own set of challenges. Learn how security leaders are navigating remote work challenges in their workplaces.
Cybersecurity threats are getting more sophisticated and intense amid the increasing levels of remote work and dependence on digital devices. Here are 5 that were the most damaging for enterprises in 2020.