Water and wastewater (WWS) facilities are under attack, along with the recent increase in critical infrastructure cyberattacks. A joint statement from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) details recent attacks and what WWS systems can do to bolster their cyber defense.
Bonnie Michelman, Executive Director of Police, Security and Outside Services at Mass General and winner of the 2021 SIA Insightful Practitioner Award, spoke about the hospital's response to COVID-19 and the lessons she and the security team learned from the pandemic during a talk at the Security Industry Association (SIA) Securing New Ground conference.
In the Leadership Keynote speech at the Security Industry Association (SIA) Securing New Ground conference, Intel Vice President and General Manager for Client Security Strategy and Initiatives Tom Garrison outlined how and why supply chain security needs to be seen as both a physical and cybersecurity priority.
Defending the medical device supply chain, cracking down on ransomware and monitoring new technology are all priorities for cybersecurity professionals in the healthcare field. In a panel hosted by BD, Eric Decker, William Landry, Inhel Rekik and Scott Shindledecker discuss top of mind issues for healthcare cybersecurity professionals.
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.