TransUnion’s latest quarterly analysis of global online fraud trends found that fraudsters are decreasing their schemes against businesses, but increasing COVID-19 focused scams against consumers online.
SAI Global has released results from a business continuity benchmarking study. ‘Addressing the COVID-19 gap: How Business Continuity professionals can propel business forward’ provides the results of a pre-COVID survey and a March 2020 follow up.
During an emergency special meeting, members of the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) voted to authorize a potential safety strike aimed at pressing the Detroit, Mich. Public Schools Community District to implement basic science-based safety protocols before schools reopen during the continuing coronavirus pandemic.
After months of social distancing, the coronavirus remains a serious public health challenge. As states across the country devise plans to reopen their local economies, government agencies and private healthcare providers are hungry for reliable data.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) ordered hotels and short-term rentals to deny rooms to travelers from a list of 31 states plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands unless they fill out a questionnaire.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released an update to its Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers Guidance. Version 4.0 provides guidance on how jurisdictions and critical infrastructure owners can use the list to assist in prioritizing the ability of essential workers to work safely while supporting ongoing infrastructure operations across the nation.
Contact tracing for COVID-19 is critical to returning our nation to some semblance of normalcy, but we are far from a consensus on what effective, secure, cost-feasible and scalable contact tracing looks like. There are several documented, meaningful automated contact tracing efforts across the globe - not to mention more than 150 apps and initiatives in various stages of development. Getting contact tracing off the ground in the US is fraught with obstacles that are formidable, but not insurmountable. Among the thorniest is data privacy: if we can’t convince citizens that it’s safe and non-invasive to share information about who they’ve been in touch with, contact tracing will fail.
A new document, Planning for on-campus K-12 education during COVID-19, developed by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition, provides guidance to be used as a resource by school leaders to develop and implement plans for returning to on-campus learning.