Biometrics has the potential to make authentication faster, easier and more secure, as long as it is handled with due care. Based on this, what can companies and governments do to offer a safer digital environment for consumers?
Chris Hallenbeck, CISO for the Americas at Tanium, has led security and IT operations, incident response, endpoint detection and built and deployed teams for incidents of national security. What initiatives has he implemented as a CISO, and how does he gauge the success of his team?
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has drafted a 17-page document that details interim guidance on how businesses, schools, churches, mass transit and other organizations should handle safely reopening to the public amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The old curse has come true: we are “living in interesting times.” None of us could have possibly foreseen the way that 2020 has evolved, least of all, conference professionals. Gartner says it’s taking a $158 million hit in its Q2 revenues; O’Reilly went one huge step further, permanently shuttering its in-person events business. Aside from those gatherings, an entire slew of security meetings has moved into the virtual realm. In-person conferences during the pandemic are seen as being too hazardous and unsafe. It's now better to meet online than to risk spreading the virus.
Laura Stepanek, Editor-in-Chief of SDM Magazine has retired. For 36 years, she was the face of SDM, and she has witnessed how new technology has changed the security industry. We wish the best for Laura in her well-deserved retirement.
The McLean Group announced that Marc Gruzenski has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director. Gruzenski will lead the firm’s Security Practice focused on the cybersecurity, physical security and security risk management sectors.
In the video surveillance world, data is growing rapidly due to the proliferation of surveillance cameras in both public and private spaces, the increased use of police body cameras and dash cams, and ever higher-resolution on all of these. In the U.S. alone, the surveillance marketplace is expected to grow to $68 billion by 2023.
This month in Security magazine, we highlight COVID-19 and enterprise security's response. How has the pandemic changed business continuity plans, and what lessons have been learned? Also this month, we profile Chris Hallenbeck, CISO at Tanium, his view on metrics and information security. In addition, security experts discuss video analytics, how to make AI work within your cyber strategy and more.