When kidnapping victims Canadian Edith Blais and Italian Luca Tacchetto held a press conference on 14 March in Mali, following nearly four months in captivity, they appeared amused and confused when Bamako officials publicly greeted them with an elbow bump due to new coronavirus etiquette.
The TalkTalk data breach in 2015 was monumental for the cybersecurity industry. At the time, data breaches were hardly new, but this particular breach resulted in the government recommending that an officer should be appointed with day-to-day responsibility for protecting computer systems from a cyber attack.
During this COVID-19 crisis, law enforcement and security personnel are not only expected to continue their usual levels of service to the public, but are also expected to assist in community and government efforts combatting the virus. It is important that law enforcement and security officers are aware of the following information: Recognition, Protection, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and how to Respond if Exposed.
Limiting the spread and collateral damage that COVID-19 poses to the world will heavily depend on the level of situational awareness of the people on the ground and their reaction speed. What are some incident management protocols security leaders should keep in mind during COVID-19?
The COVID-19 virus may have started in China, but its effects are spreading across the globe – in various forms beyond the virus itself. In addition to the tragic loss of life it has already claimed, the virus’ impact on the business world has been far-reaching.
Human resources departments (HR) handing out information sheets is not going to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Training has to be conducted in concert and in person to all by the security department, as, it is a security threat. Here are some protocols and policy management procedures your enterprise and security department should consider to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus.
A key role in corporate security leadership is in understanding global vulnerabilities as part of a shift that goes beyond traditional security concerns, in order to anticipate new risks to your organization.
A few months ago, ISIO suggested in articles that security managers must ensure that there is a contingency in the budget to obtain equipment or skills training in case of an unknown threat that could arrive out of the blue. Any responsible managing or finance director must consider allocating funding and preparing for this emerging threat because it has life impacting or life and death possibilities.
This month in Security magazine, we bring you our 2020 Most Influential People in Security annual report, where we highlight 22 industry leaders, their path to security, careers, goals and guidance for future security professionals. Industry experts discuss the evolution of ransomware, houses of worship security, cybersecurity standards, security careers in investigations and the unifying power of security. Diane Ritchey, past Editor-in-Chief, says goodbye and thank you to our readers.