Every week there seems to be a news story about another massive data breach with millions—and sometimes billions—of records containing personal data lost or stolen. We regularly hear about cyberattacks involving brute-forcing secure logins or exploiting software flaws, but there’s a new segment of the cybercriminal economy that’s growing fast: attackers who target companies that have unintentionally left data out in the open via misconfigured databases.
Risk assessment is a key element of any discussion around security and the cloud. Security is measured in terms of how much risk there is of something happening – and nothing is without risk. So, when it comes to evaluating a move to cloud desktops, companies are really looking at how it will reduce risk.
With work from home becoming the norm, employees are likely letting their guards down, allowing people in the same household, whether family or visitors, to have access to work-related content. That is why a good cybersecurity strategy starts with people—and a zero trust approach.
TangoAlpha3, a veteran-owned talent acquisition firm with a focus on staffing veterans within the technological workforce, has been awarded a subcontract in support of the Veterans Affairs Transition Assistance Program (VA TAP). VA TAP is a single award five-year contract valued at $135 million that provides training and counseling to service members as they transition from military to civilian life.
As organizations look to strengthen their enterprise data security and privacy programs, they must consider the new risks that remote work has uncovered. More specifically, how legacy business applications and ERP systems may be exposing organizations to new levels of risk because these applications were not designed for user access from unmanaged networks and devices.
Healthcare Delivery Organizations (HDOs) are arguably the most pressured organizations in 2020, not only needing to treat the many patients infected by coronavirus, but also defend themselves against a growing number of cyberattacks targeted at their industry. Here are five cybersecurity challenges researchers found facing Healthcare Delivery Organizations today:
In today’s world, business process automation solutions are considered the fastest-growing segment on the global enterprise software market. However, both business owners and frequent users alike often express their doubts about the capability of automation tools to operate at the proper level required by enterprise data security, especially with many employees working from home due to the pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a unique convergence of security and health, and it’s up to security leaders to keep up and even drive that transformation for their organizations. One of the biggest facility management takeaways from the pandemic has been the need for flexibility within building infrastructures. Thoughtfully implemented solutions and strategies within repurposed spaces will not only safeguard buildings from traditional intruder threats, but also promote a healthy environment for employees and occupants.