OpenText acquired Carbonite and Webroot in December 2019, helping expand the company’s cyber resilience portfolio and strengthening its comprehensive information management offering. As it happens, the acquisition could not have come at better time. By the end of March 2020, 98% of OpenText’s global workforce of more than 14,000 had pivoted to remote work due to COVID-19. OpenText, like so many others, had to adapt to the new normal and find a way to protect the data and devices that were now well beyond the company network and firewall.
C2MI, the largest electronic systems research center in Canada, is implementing an AI-driven thermal screening technology to increase occupant safety at its facilities and allow security staff to focus on other critical tasks.
The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) and New Jersey Regional Operations and Intelligence Center (NJ ROIC) launched New Jersey Shield on April 14, a program focused on strengthening information sharing and collaboration among the public and private sectors.
In 2020, organizations fast-tracked digital transformation and cloud migrations to provide remote capabilities to employees, customers and overall processes. Many times, these programs were started without a proper threat landscape analysis. In 2021, it’s important to revisit any rushed decisions made in 2020 that could impact a company’s digital footprint and cybersecurity.
While businesses face myriad challenges during this protracted pandemic period, the enterprises that are managing to stay on course, and even thrive, are those that had already established and tested plans, processes and tools across key functions, to better anticipate and mitigate emerging risks. Now is the time to take a closer look at your crisis response plans and learn from these best practices.
A new study of security system managers found that nearly half of medium- and large-sized enterprises across England, are using or plan to use their video surveillance / CCTV systems for remote management of processes and people in the workplace, along with COVID-19 response.
Nearly one third of federal cybersecurity executives surveyed in a recent global survey indicated that they employ a series of best practices to bolster cyber resilience in their agencies – and they do so without increasing their spending. This doesn't come without challenges, however. Fortunately, there are solutions that security executives can employ to stay protected.