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.
What are some simple risk management rules that will support healthcare organizations, without significantly exposing it to major security risks as they adapt to this new and challenging COVID-19 situation?
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.
Companies, sites and venues must re-budget and re-equip their premises that will host human traffic with the reopening of the economies. The vulnerability landscape has changed dramatically where a company or site cannot afford to have an infected person in their location.
The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has released cybersecurity guidance, containing a snapshot of current, commercially-available collaboration tools available for telework use, along with a list of security criteria to consider when selecting which capability to leverage.
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) launched “Safe Stay,” an initiative focused on enhanced hotel cleaning practices, social interactions, and workplace protocols to meet the new health and safety challenges and expectations presented by COVID-19. S