As the United States commemorates the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, injured 10,000 more and changed the course of life for many on September 11, 2001, those in the industry reflect on the changes that have happened in the security profession since.
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.
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.
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 COVID-19 pandemic has forced network administrators back to the drawing board in 2020-21. Pre-pandemic, corporate VPN was a luxury provided to remote workers, travelling employees and C-suite management, which only formed a small percentage of the workforce. Now, it has become the essential service upon which a whole organization relies.
With 94% of organizations reporting an identity-related breach at some point, getting a solid Identity Governance and Administration initiative off the ground and scaling it is no longer a nice-to-have, but a need-to-have.
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.
Spoofed websites are a common avenue for cyberattacks. To better understand the scope of this phenomenon, it’s important for security professionals and organizations to know just how widespread the problem is.
When students and staff at the Coast Guard Academy needed their laptops and mobile phones repaired, they called Larry Mathews. For over a decade, Mathews owned the local computer repair shop. Then he pleaded guilty to computer intrusion.