Potentially disruptive, and possibly violent, protests are likely in multiple U.S. cities amid the presidential election slated for today regardless of the outcome, according to WorldAware, a GardaWorld company. Due to the complexity of the electoral system and the consequences of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, it is highly likely that the winner of the election will not be legally recognized on election night and that major protests by activists supportive of both major parties will occur for an indeterminate period, with the possibility of clashes, arson, looting, and other violence, reaching unprecedented levels, says WorldAware.
Besides civil unrest and other physical security threats, the 2020 election also faces significant digital threats that could wreck havoc on U.S. election infrastructure and the legitimacy of the results.
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Center for Partnerships & Innovation announced the release of the Cybersecurity Tabletop Exercise Guide and Public Utility Commission Participation in GridEx V: A Case Study. These new publications highlight the need for public utility commissions and utilities to coordinate on cybersecurity preparedness efforts.
Maybe you already have a security information and event management (SIEM) service and you are looking for help managing it. Maybe you are thinking of buying a SIEM and concerned it might be too much to handle on your own. Or maybe you are using a managed security service provider (MSSP) and thinking of gaining more control of your data by working collaboratively in your SIEM rather than letting them do all the work. Here are the most common myths, along with the realities of co-managed security event management.
There are a number of factors to consider when assessing, planning, designing, deploying, and operating any airspace surveillance, and/or integrated ground and airspace security system. Many of the security process elements tip into sensor requirements and, as a recent Interagency Advisory helpfully noted, some of the sensors provide functionality that is itself illegal.
Companies need to tangibly improve employee well-being, particularly when it comes to their security professionals. Here are three measures security leaders can incorporate into their organization now, before employees hit a breaking point.
The 2020 Cybersecurity Perception Study finds most people still don’t view cybersecurity as a career field for themselves, even as nearly one-third (29%) of respondents say they are considering a career change.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has consistently observed Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS)-affiliated cyber threat actors using publicly available information sources and common, well-known tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to target U.S. Government agencies.
The Human Trafficking Institute rolled out the 2019 State Summaries, which provide an overview of federal human trafficking cases in all 50 states, the five U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. While the number of forced labor cases has remained steady for a few years, the number of criminal sex trafficking cases as a nation has trended down since 2017.