While the technical root causes are the same, the impact of an IoT botnet attack on consumer versus enterprise and industrial devices is vastly different. An attack on a consumer gadget could be limited to a privacy issue, whereas the effect of a successful breach on a commercial device can have a significant production or safety cost. That’s why it’s more critical than ever for IT and OT security professionals to understand and be prepared to defend against this growing threat.
Despite the ongoing threat of coronavirus, 2020 has been a year of protest. From Minnesota to Belarus, growing social, economic and political change has driven protesters to the streets. However, according to research from the Center of Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), this is no new phenomenom but part of a growing trend. Since 2009, CSIS data shows the number of global mass protests has increased annually by an average of 11.5%.
In order to optimize Security + Operations and integrate it as a strategic function of the business, security teams need to shift their mindset to fully embrace automation. Doing this will require breaking down a few persistent barriers that stand in the way.
State and federal governments are enacting emergency rules, health standards, and legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada rolled out new border measures in October. Vermont officials now require residents and non-residents coming from outside the select states, or counties within select states, to quarantine for 14 days. In Illinois, the governor declared all counties a disaster area.
It’s a common occurrence during a public health emergency — but it makes planning travel a complex task.
IP intercom solutions have emerged as a “must have” security solution for new and established facilities to protect people, assets, and property. A key component of an IP intercom solution, however, is its ability to provide intelligible communications to allow your security team to see beyond video and to protect employees and visitors from seen and unseen threats. What are 12 questions that you should ask before selecting an IP intercom solution?
Cybersecurity breaches are an all-too-common and ever-evolving threat that every organization should be prepared for. But as digital ecosystems evolve to support new innovations and an increasing number of connected devices, so does the complexity of managing and securing critical network infrastructure. What can be done to prevent attacks and protect sensitive data and critical infrastructure? One of the first and most critical steps to improving security is to ensure network management operates independently from the production network.
New data from CyberSeek, America’s top free resource on the U.S. cybersecurity job market, shows that the shortage of cyber professionals is approaching a danger level, putting digital privacy and infrastructure at greater risk.
On November 4, 2020, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) passed, with a decisive majority of Californians (56% according to the Secretary of State's web site) supporting the measure to strengthen consumer privacy rights. Here, we talk to Heather Federman, Vice President of Privacy & Policy at BigID, about this sweeping privacy law that will set the bar for privacy rights for the rest of the nation.
This month, Security magazine brings you the 2020 Guarding Report - a look at the ebbs and flows security officers and guarding companies have weathered in 2020, including protests, riots, the election, a pandemic and much more. Industry experts discuss access management and security challenges during COVID-19, GSOC complacency, the cybersecurity gap, end-of-year security career reflections and more!