The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has required the MBTA to conduct 53 corrective actions in response to safety concerns. The Quality, Compliance and Oversight Office will help improve safety at the MBTA.
A new CISCO Talos Intelligence report explores how cybercriminals are increasingly abusing the communications platforms that many organizations use to facilitate employee communications. According to the report, communication platforms have allowed attackers to circumvent perimeter security controls and maximize infection capabilities. Over the past year, adversaries are increasingly relying on these platforms as part of the infection process.
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, prioritizing employee health, safety, and well-being will continue to be key to building resilience, continuity and operational readiness in 2021 and beyond. Accomplishing this requires a robust communications system across the enterprise.
My experience in the public safety sector has taught me that the only thing you can expect every day on the job is the unexpected. From civil unrest to natural disasters, unexpected events occur daily with little or no warning. When unforeseen or unpredictable emergencies occur, security departments are often called upon to help mitigate the situation. This can cause a sudden and massive surge in demand for additional manpower. So how can a security operation rapidly fulfill excessive labor requirements while synchronously managing the crisis at hand?