MITRE’s Center for Technology & National Security (CTNS), created to enhance MITRE’s engagement with senior government leadership, named five highly esteemed national security officials to its newly established advisory board.
There is a trade-off between technology innovation and security. The adoption of emerging technologies like 5G will fuel the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) which are often built with basic security controls, creating a larger attack surface. At the same time, reliance on data means that data breaches can cause greater damage.
The new NIST standards for IAST and RASP are a testament that outside-in AppSec approaches are antiquated, inefficient, and ineffective. Security instrumentation is more than a paradigm shift of the future—it is an opportunity for today.
Although it is tempting to think of breaches as being exclusively caused by malicious cybercriminals hacking corporate networks, the truth is that a significant portion are caused—or least facilitated—by insiders.
Outsourcing has become a vital part of most business strategies. Not only is it a way to save money, but it’s a simple way to take advantage of expertise you might not currently have in house. But outsourcing can also leave companies vulnerable if the third-party doesn’t have proper cybersecurity procedures.
The pandemic has exposed deeper, more significant cracks in enterprise security. As companies plan for a phased return to normal operations, it’s imperative that they are aware of these vulnerabilities and make addressing them a central part of their coronavirus response.
On July 1, 2020 Irwin Redlener, M.D. founder and director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP) at Columbia University’s Earth Institute will step down as director. He will be succeeded by the center’s current deputy director, Jeff Schlegelmilch.
As some schools begin to reopen and others start planning for next year, student and staff safety need to remain top of mind, and administrators need the right solutions in place to keep risks of all kinds at bay. However, these solutions must be flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances, while still executing clear communication and quick response to reduce school safety risks.