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.
Linking cyber and physical security together transforms alerts into actionable intelligence. By capturing and analyzing data in real time, financial organizations gain a visual representation of risks across the business while accessing information related to the most critical events happening at any given time.
As tragedies like Vegas, Orlando and Sandy Hook stay top of mind for Americans, venues of every size across the country should assess how they tackle the difficult questions raised when evaluating security concerns for their events.
2017 was a very busy year for security professionals. Between multiple high-profile data breaches and cyberattacks, terrorist attacks and mass shootings, security leaders are still juggling the weighty responsibilities of risk mitigation, reputation management and loss prevention.
Below are some of Security magazine’s staff’s top articles of 2017, with trends, events and guides for security leaders in the New Year.
Mike Tyson notably said, “Everyone has a plan ‘till they get punched in the mouth.” So, how do you ensure the same doesn’t hold true for your company’s incident response plan when a real breach occurs? Enter the NIST Framework category titled Mitigation.
Widespread adoption of IP network-based solutions within the physical security industry is creating an increasing interdependency upon an infrastructure, which in most cases is owned and operated by a department outside of physical security. This mirrors current and historical trends within video conferencing and voice communication systems. The challenge for these systems, and security executives overseeing them, is to understand the choke points, the quality of service requirements and the backup operations that are in place.
Our special feature this month highlights the Department of Homeland Security's newest agency: the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Also, this month we highlight the Leander Independent School District's data practices that protect student privacy. Security experts discuss video monitoring, cybersecurity for public-private partnerships, privacy and more.