No matter the size, airports are responsible for the security of all workers who are employed within their walls, on the tarmac, and grounds. The challenge is that 90 percent of those people don’t work for the airport. They work for the airlines, TSA or different vendors that reside as tenants within the airport.
Companies remain on the hook for ensuring their vendors are up to task when it comes to cybersecurity, privacy compliance and continuity of operations. This checklist can help determine the maturity of your vendor risk management program.
With companies’ reputations and futures becoming more inherently tied to their cybersecurity efforts, Security magazine connected with Kevin Richards, managing director of North American Security and global lead for Security Strategy and Risk at Accenture, to discuss the outcomes of negligent cybersecurity oversight during mergers and acquisitions.
The critical nature of access control and other security products and systems makes it extremely important to select a vendor who delivers strong customer service and satisfaction, helping you create a secure enterprise and better mitigate security risks. Here are a few tips on how to best evaluate your future access control provider.
If the revelations by Edward Snowden proved anything, it is that the U.S., its allies and its enemies possess tremendous capabilities to know as much about individuals, groups, companies, and virtually any other entity, as they want. While Snowden’s revelations give specific insight to U.S. capabilities, many of the same technologies our intelligence apparatus use are either commercially available or within the ability of nations or non-state actors to acquire on their own.
At some point during your career you will find yourself interacting with a search firm and/or a recruiter who has been assigned a project to fill a professional level security risk related role. This firm may or may not have a specialty security risk related practice and may or may not be a firm that you have ever heard of.
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".