A new report reveals that nearly half of businesses are unaware of any potential employee issues prior to a workforce incident, and 87 percent say third-party contractors and freelancers are the cause of the risk.
The surge in demand for intelligence programs and intelligence-oriented global security operations centers (GSOCs) and virtual security operations centers (VSOCs) has not emerged out of thin air. In fact, it has been driven by changing corporate security concerns, which themselves have been shaped by the fears of corporate leaders.
Today, cybersecurity is on all our minds. Every other day, we get news of another cyberattack. As more organizations struggle to keep up with the onslaught of these new threats, many are asking: “What can we do to strengthen our cybersecurity posture?” When we want to quantify it, consider the concept of risk. In its simplest form, the risk associated with a system is the impact of it malfunctioning, multiplied by the likelihood that a malfunction will occur.
Hotels are notoriously difficult properties to secure. Not only are most of them open to the public 24/7, but property managers must maintain the tenuous balance between hospitality and security, while facing a wide variety of threats that can cross sectors and borders.
A lack of skilled staff remains the top security concern for organizations, according to the State of Security Operations Report. One way organizations can mitigate this challenge is to hire security consultants. These professionals work closely with their clients to help solve issues, implement best practices, and provide guidance.
ON DEMAND: To effectively secure organizations and facilities, policies, plans and procedures have to be fluid to address the ever-changing trends of crime, terrorism and active shooter incidents. When organizations engage professionals in the security sector to help them address threats of physical, intellectual or cyber theft, violence and, in worst case scenarios, active shooter incidents; it is imperative that security professionals are learning from the nuances of emerging trends and are giving tailored, scalable advice to their clientele.
Our May issue cover article features “How SOCS Help in Training Security Professionals”.
Also in May, license plate reader technology is on the rise. How can LPR technology secure perimeters and lessen cybersecurity threats? And discover "How to meet the Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals".