As we have done in previous years, the Security magazine team compiled our favorite articles from this year. As we head into 2020, we hope you take a moment to review some of 2019’s top articles about lessons learned, thought leadership, security challenges and good practices.
Just in 2018, there were 500 million personal records stolen. How many records will be stolen by year’s end? According to the RiskBased Data Breach QuickView Report 2019 Q3, at the end of September, there were 5,183 breaches, exposing 7.9 billion records. Compared to the 2018 Q3 report, the total number of breaches was up 33.3 percent and the total number of records exposed more than doubled, up 112 percent.
There are many resources, techniques and practices that are no-cost or low-cost that houses of worship and faith-based communities can employ to protect their staff, community and their infrastructure.
In a recent Security webinar, How You Can Turn Security Training and Awareness into Action, Pieter Danhieux, Co-Founder and CEO of Secure Code Warrior, says there are 111 billion lines of code written by an estimated 22 million developers every year. “Building code is like building a house. If you do everything well, you end up with a beautiful, modern and secure house,” says Danhieux.
From seed-to-sale, all activities that occur with each cannabis plant needs to be tracked and captured on security video, including the interaction between an employee and a plant. Even plant waste and dead plants must remain under surveillance at all times.
Across the United States, Americans congregate in houses of worship. However, those soft targets are vulnerable, and recently, have been attractive targets for crime, active shooters and other threats.
This weekend, the city of Chicago will host more than 45,000 runners from all U.S. 50 states and from 100 countries, in addition to two million visitors, for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. With an impressive amount of runners, community members and visitors, the city of Chicago, as it has done for many years, will rely on Axis Communications to ensure safety for the runners, spectators and marathon workers.
This month in Security magazine, we highlight COVID-19 and infosec's response. How has the sudden shift to remote work changed the roles of CISOs and security teams? Also this month, we profile Justin Dolly, CSO at Sauce Labs, his view on infosec and building security teams. In addition, security experts discuss continuous monitoring, radicalism, quantum technology, endpoint security and more.