Geopolitical risks from Myanmar to Central Asia to Sweden are influencing the threat landscape for global enterprises. Companies must carry out systematic and capillary monitoring activities aimed at minimizing risks or, at least, limiting possible impacts.
The city of Eilat, Israel has implemented viisights' behavioral recognition system to detect, predict and analyze events of interests in real-time and alert authorities of crowding, violent/suspicious activity, traffic or crowd congestion, and more.
Independent research conducted by Dr. Mike McGuire, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Surrey, and sponsored by HP Inc. found a 100% risein ‘significant’ nation state incidents between 2017-2020. Analysis of over 200 cybersecurity incidents associated with nation state activity since 2009 also shows the enterprise is now the most common target (35%), followed by cyberdefense (25%), media and communications (14%), government bodies and regulators (12%), and critical infrastructure (10%).
The University of Kent announced its Institute of Advanced Studies in Cyber Security and Conflict, a University-wide hub promoting interdisciplinary research and educational activities in cybersecurity and conflict. The institute will extend cybersecurity research into wider areas such as international conflict, cyber influence and behavior, cybercrime, cyber law and digital financial technology.
Random simulations took place to test security personnel’s aptitude included prevention, detection and disposal of stowaway attempts, port-users gate clearance procedures, access control procedures and understanding of video surveillance operations.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is now a major priority for government and defense worldwide — one that some countries, such as China and Russia, consider the new global arms race. AI has the potential to support a number of national and international security initiatives, from cybersecurity to logistics and counter-terrorism.
GSX+ kicked off this morning with a keynote from Juan Manuel Santos, former president of Columbia (2010-2018) and recipient of the Nobel Peace prize for his efforts in bringing Columbia’s 50-year-long civil war to an end.