In 2019, 396 natural disasters were recorded in EM-DAT with 11,755 deaths, 95 million people affected and $103 billion in economic losses across the world, according to Natural Disasters 2019, a new report by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, The Université Catholique de Louvain and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
The vast majority (80 percent) of internal auditors are facing barriers to being involved in managing fraud risk, despite almost two thirds (62 percent) saying they had seen an increase in fraud incidents over the past five years, according to a new report by Kroll, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Internal Audit Foundation.
Eric Holmquist joined Customers Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. Holmquist has more than thirty-five years of financial industry expertise, spanning enterprise risk management, executive reporting, information management programs, and is skilled in creating operational efficiency and risk alignment.
A new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on SARS-CoV-2 transmission at an overnight camp in Georgia found efficient spread of the virus among campers and staff while noting key steps to minimize the risk for SARS-CoV-2 introduction and transmission in camps were not strictly followed.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Defense (DoD) have identified a malware variant—referred as TAIDOOR—used by the Chinese government.
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) was recently awarded $1,158,589 in the most recent round of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program.
Congratulations to John "JT" Mendoza, one of our 2019 Most Influential People in Security awardees, who is retiring from federal government service after 22 years. He will be joining CGI as Director of Global Security, primarily responsible for establishing a global insider risk management program.
This month in Security magazine, we examine how physical security leaders are being propelled into a unique position of revenue preservers and risk managers for their businesses. In addition, we profile Scott Ashworth, Director of Security for Atlanta United. Also, security leaders discuss how to develop cybersecurity careers, election security, data protection strategies, measuring and reporting security operations maturity and more!