No matter how much the economic situation changes, prompt detection and response to cyber threats must remain a core priority for your organization. The ability to spot and address incidents in their early stages will help you avoid data breaches and their unpleasant consequences, including business downtime, lost revenue, costly security investigations and fines from regulatory bodies. As a result, you can save your budget for mission-critical tasks that will bring your organization value in the long run.
With COVID-19 still an ever-present threat, many essential businesses have learned important lessons about business resiliency, maintaining operations, and mitigating the unique risks and considerations that a pandemic such as this brings to the forefront.
The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program, which is administered by the Diplomatic Security Service, is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the identification or location of any person who works with or for a foreign government for the purpose of interfering with U.S. elections through certain illegal cyber activities.
Those traveling out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) now have access to personal protective equipment (PPE), such as hand sanitizer, face coverings and gloves via vending machines located in the ticketing areas of most terminals.
A group of more than 50 organizations has formed the Texas Global Health Security Innovation Consortium (TEXGHS) to coordinate efforts to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 and future pandemics by supporting innovators working toward pandemic readiness, response, recovery and resiliency.
Global natural disaster events during 1H 2020 caused total economic losses estimated at $75 billion – 23 percent lower than the 2000-2019 average of USD98 billion, says Aon's Global Catastrophe Recap: First Half of 2020 report.
This month in Security magazine, we explore how Corning's global security group ensured business continuity and employee safety during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Also, we highlight the global security team at Uber and their recent security programs and initiatives. Industry experts discuss travel safety programs, career hackers, working for terrible bosses, group attribution error and more.