The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released version 3.0 of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers guidance to help state and local jurisdictions and the private sector identify and manage their essential workforce while responding to COVID-19.
Due to COVID-19, there are more Americans conducting life online than ever before – over 70 percent are teleworking, and of that, 34 percent have been granted telework options who would otherwise not have had them – but 62 percent have signed up for new tools and platforms to work, study or play.
Even if a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) performs 99 percent of their tasks perfectly, there is still plenty of opportunity to make mistakes. When companies have unpatched vulnerabilities, or incorrect configurations, or other holes in their security tactics (not to mention the "set it and forget it” mentality after deployment)—security management can quickly become a CISO’s nightmare. This is why it's so important for leaders to consider the following when developing the right security approach for their organizations.
The Office of Experience (OX), a Chicago, Ill.-based design and digital innovation agency, announced that it has named Bryan Jones as Chief Technology Officer. Jones comes to OX most recently from the Marketing Store, where he served as Global Chief Technology Officer delivering product solutions for McDonalds, Nissan and T-Mobile.
The Information Security Forum (ISF), a London-based authority on cybersecurity, information security and risk management has released Threat Horizon 2022, which highlights nine major threats, broken down into three themes, that organizations can expect to face over the next two years as a result of increasing developments in technology.
CEOs cite cybersecurity as the biggest threat to the world economy and as a result, the global spend in cybersecurity is expected to surpass $1 trillion by 2021. An enterprise cyber attack can turn into a catastrophe in a matter of hours, potentially damaging any business at any point in time. As we see from the past few years, the greatest have already fallen.