Jen Easterly, Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced the appointment of the first 23 members of the Agency’s new Cybersecurity Advisory Committee, a group that will advise and provide recommendations to the Director on policies, programs, planning, and training to enhance the nation’s cyber defense.
The threat landscape that organizations are facing is changing rapidly. Increasingly, senior leadership of multinational companies will have to think about the impact of an array of physical, cyber and digital risks to their organizations. To mitigate risk within the enterprise, there should be a renewed emphasis on how to restructure corporate security teams and how to reframe them within corporate structure. Here are some practical considerations.
Security brings this monthly Cybersecurity and Geopolitical vodcast to our readers as a discussion on the latest news and issues affecting countries, industries, security and risk professionals, and their enterprises around the globe. This month takes a look at the exploitation of Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities by Chinese threat actors, explores the SolarWinds debacle, analyzes cybercrime’s effect on the American recovery, and talks about the need for continued education against fake news.
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%).
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.