Madeline Lauver joined Security magazine in 2021 as its Assistant Editor. She covers news affecting enterprise security leaders, including physical security, cybersecurity, leadership and management, risk and resilience and more. Within her role at Security, Lauver focuses on news articles, Web Exclusives features, the Today’s Cybersecurity Leader and Security enewsletters and several departments for Security’s monthly digital edition. Lauver graduated in 2019 with a BA in English, German and Media Studies from Kalamazoo College.
The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) has released "The Competence of Frontline
and What They Say About
Their Work," a research project about security officers' roles and perceptions of their experiences in the industry.
The new bill, the DHS Software Supply Chain Risk Management Act of 2021 (H.R. 4611), will secure the supply chains involved in Department of Homeland Security software contracts by requiring a new certification.
Women make up only 24% of the cybersecurity field, according to an ISC2 study. Cybersecurity leaders Sharon Smith, Lori Ross O'Neil, Aanchal Gupta and Meg West discussed how to solve the problem of underrepresentation in the industry at the ISC2
Security Congress 2021.
Chris Jacquet, VP and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Hitachi Vantara, explains how best to approach cybersecurity in the boardroom. Being prepared, honest and concise can help a CISO secure much-needed funding for their department.
Alex Jadrich, the Security Operations Manager at the Denver Zoo, outlines how physical security professionals can proactively mitigate risk by instituting an enterprise risk management program in their organization. In a presentation at the IFCPP's 22nd Annual Conference, Jadrich highlights the benefits of enterprise risk management for physical security.
The global Entrust report, "Pulse Check on In-Office Security for Hybrid Work Models," surveyed employers and employees about COVID-19-related visitor protocols and how enterprise security models have shifted in the hybrid workplace.
Dr. Kelly Fletcher, Performing the Duties of the Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer, talks about the department's cybersecurity priorities in a rapidly changing technology landscape.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has identified several potential risks of autonomous vehicles in transit systems and supply chains. Along with these risks, CISA has introduced a set of guidelines for organizations who use autonomous vehicles in their operations.