Small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have a number of unique considerations when it comes to video surveillance. For starters, with SMBs, managing security and risk often falls to a manager, store owner, or hourly security professional. Therefore, the convenience of being able to view multiple sites at once whether remotely or onsite is paramount.
With the fall season underway and winter looming, states across the U.S. are opening up their grants for applications. There are a number of different programs and types of security grants that organizations can qualify for.
Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director R. James Woolsey Jr., a veteran of four presidential administrations and one of the nation’s leading intelligence experts, believes we should be worried about election security on a number of levels — though he says there are some relatively easy fixes. Woolsey discusses security threats surrounding the voting process, measures that can be put in place to mitigate those risks, as well as the biggest security threat to the U.S. outside of election security.
As security professionals around the globe are involved in their organization’s COVID-19 response, many security staff are contemplating how to assess their protocols and procedures, as well as what new protocols and procedures to put in place. How can security technologies be a part of the overall COVID-19 response for an enterprise and how can security professionals use technology now that will serve them well in the future with continued enterprise risk mitigation?
When I first entered the security industry, it was in the early 2000s. There was no social media, no iPhones, no podcasts. My first security tradeshow happened to be ISC West. Not only was I overwhelmed by the technology and the learning curve of understanding organizational and enterprise-level risks, mitigation and solutions, but I was struck by the sheer size of the show.
Government organization Enterprise Ireland put on a cybersecurity panel discussion yesterday tackling a wide range of subjects as it relates to cybersecurity, private and public sector roles and responsibilities, and even managing cybersecurity for organizations with a huge global reach operating in multiple countries.