The World Economic Forum's Global Risk Report for 2021 placed cybersecurity failure among the greatest threats facing humanity within the next ten years. Clearly, in this climate, and since many jumped into the world of cyber operations without adequate preparation, cybersecurity is now a critical priority.
Identity management has become a focal point for enterprise security. With the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic and the scramble to support work-from-home employees, the real threat to business data assets, whether in the enterprise or the cloud, has become unsecured remote access.
A small, private college in Ohio, Cedarville University implemented its Caring Well, Staying Well plan to help students return to campus safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to mandating masks, coordinating outdoor and virtual worship services and other initiatives, Cedarville University deployed Wi-Fi based occupancy sensors to help students and staff reduce crowds and maintain social distancing at its on-campus dining facilities.
The new year is upon us, and as such, it is a time to reflect on what worked over the past 12 months, and more importantly, what didn’t work. Organizations all over the world are utilizing applications, operating systems, and IoT devices while their data, and their customer’s data, increasingly lives in the cloud. Organizations should take the beginning of the year as a housekeeping opportunity to assess their systems to set themselves up for success in the new year.
American Security Drone Act of 2021 The American Security Drone Act of 2021, formerly introduced as the American Security Drone Act of 2019, was given new life in January 2021 with bipartisan support and now incorporates drone detection and mitigation systems, not just drones. Here are five questions you can ask RF-based technology vendors to determine if they are in compliance with the federal advisory or could be banned by the American Security Drone Act of 2021 for security and cybersecurity reasons.
Being responsible for making the right decision on your entrance solution can be a challenge. Not only is it a considerable initial financial investment, but also you are responsible for the safety and customer experience of the building occupants themselves.
So, all that being said, what do most security professionals consider the essentials for selection and installation of a security entrance? In this article we will discuss the top seven factors to consider when investing in a security entrance solution.
Though many of us in the security industry are well-versed in the value of emergency mass notification technology, we have entered what is arguably this sector’s most significant era, as it plays a central role in the largest public health initiative in modern times. Now more than ever, organizations need to take a closer look at their critical communications practices to ensure they foster operational resilience and efficiency.
There has been no shortage of ransomware reports and data breaches affecting companies from all sectors all over the world, accelerated, in part, during 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic caused a mass move to remote work and many organizations raced to accommodate the new normal.
The risks that come with having an ineffective lockdown plan became painfully evident following the events at the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6. While the people inside the building were ushered to safety, the building itself was breached and overrun resulting in theft, building damage, injury and even death. It was clear that while the notification side of an emergency plan can be useful, its effectiveness only goes so far if it is not working in tandem with other physical security measures.
How can security leaders be sure to shore up that outermost barrier at their organizations? When it comes to perimeter security, strong upfront planning and swift real-time reactions supported by technology can go a long way in helping an enterprise secure their most important assets.