The COVID-19 pandemic revealed the weakness of many organizations’ business continuity plans. Many companies learned too late that their plans were inadequate, lacking interoperability with other critical plans for crisis management, disaster recovery, and pandemic readiness.
We spoke with Felix Nater, security management consultant who helps employers implement and manage workplace security strategy and policy, on how COVID-19 will leave behind a complicated form of grief that could linger potentially for many years after the immediate crisis has abated.
With the sudden shift to work-from-home operations, CISOs and security teams have an important role in strengthening business continuity by ensuring that current and future remote cybersecurity work policies do not create tradeoffs between usability and security. What are three steps to address this issue?
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.