The critical infrastructure public and private sector can look to America’s electric companies for a holistic approach and partnership on supporting essential improvements to security posture and culture.
As threats evolve from emboldened and increasingly sophisticated malicious actors targeting critical infrastructure, the electric sector has developed a holistic and shared-responsibility approach that has supported key improvements to the security posture and culture of electric companies.
In the tense political and economic climate, state-backed actors have used every possible means to gain leverage over their rivals. And in the midst of the chaos, every individual and organization can become a victim or collateral damage in the context of bigger conflicts. Here’s a glimpse of where we are and how organizations can protect themselves going forward.
A 2020 Most Influential in Security, Michael Matranga announced the launch of M6 Global, a team of the nation’s top security and emotional intelligence experts, to provide holistic plans for safe communities and workplaces.
Listen to Ian Thornton-Trump, CISO of Cyjax, and his talking partner Tristan de Souza as they ruminate on some of the biggest issues in cybersecurity and geopolitics each and every month in this highly informative and entertaining video podcast. This month's episode looks at whether U.S. President Joe Biden has committed sufficient resources to cybersecurity; discusses ‘the Putin problem’; ponders about phishing in a pandemic; and talks about the GameStop blow-up.
The 10th Allianz Risk Barometer 2021 survey reports potential disruption and loss scenarios companies are facing; this year's top three business risks all relate to the coronavirus pandemic: business interruption (#1 with 41% responses); pandemic outbreak (#2 with 40%) and cyber incidents (#3 with 40%).
On average, organizations experience 180 incidents involving sensitive data, or one every 12 working hours, according to Egress. The three top causes of outbound email data breaches include: the wrong recipient added, wrong file attached or replying to a phishing scam.
According to global risk consultancy Control Risks’ annual forecast of political and security risks to help businesses prepare for the challenges next year will bring, there are a handful of important ongoing threats into this year that all risk managers and security leaders should be aware of.