The old curse has come true: we are “living in interesting times.” None of us could have possibly foreseen the way that 2020 has evolved, least of all, conference professionals. Gartner says it’s taking a $158 million hit in its Q2 revenues; O’Reilly went one huge step further, permanently shuttering its in-person events business. Aside from those gatherings, an entire slew of security meetings has moved into the virtual realm. In-person conferences during the pandemic are seen as being too hazardous and unsafe. It's now better to meet online than to risk spreading the virus.
As with all digital and online tools, there are inherent security risks associated with utilizing video conferencing platforms. What are some concrete steps that consumers and organizations alike can take now to improve security while video conferencing?
Zoom has announced robust security enhancements with the upcoming general availability of Zoom 5.0 as part of their 90-day plan to proactively identify, address and enhance the security and privacy capabilities of the Zoom platform.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation and Attorney William M. McSwain warned the community about the potential for hackers to invade and disrupt videoconference meetings that are taking place as Americans use video-teleconferencing (VTC) platforms to conduct online meetings during the coronavirus pandemic.
Which security conferences have been canceled, postponed or going virtual in 2020 due to the coronavirus? Here is a list of security conferences for cybersecurity and physical security professionals, that are still proceeding as planned, going virtual or that have been postponed or canceled.
As large numbers of people turn to video-teleconferencing (VTC) platforms to stay connected in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, reports of VTC hijacking (also called “Zoom-bombing”) are emerging nationwide.
Taking place across the U.S. and the world, cybersecurity conferences can offer unique opportunities for cybersecurity professionals, such as hands-on workshops, networking and certifications. They also provide cybersecurity leaders with greater security awareness of threats, tactics and best practices needed to effectively thwart attacks on the systems and assets they protect. Here, Security brings you a list of the top 20 cybersecurity conferences in the U.S. in 2020.
Traditional and information security practitioners from across the industry will find more than 200 educational programs set across 24 tracks at this year’s co-located ASIS event, including sessions dedicated to specific security concerns and challenges faced in the retail sector.
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) is proud to be holding our 3rd Annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition set for July 31 – August 2, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans. The theme for this year’s conference is “Bridging the Gap between Safety and Security.”
ICS Cyber-Security is the conference where industrial control systems users, ICS vendors, system security providers and government representatives meet to discuss the latest cyber-incidents, analyze their causes and cooperate on solutions. Read More
This month in Security magazine, we highlight COVID-19 and infosec's response. How has the sudden shift to remote work changed the roles of CISOs and security teams? Also this month, we profile Justin Dolly, CSO at Sauce Labs, his view on infosec and building security teams. In addition, security experts discuss continuous monitoring, radicalism, quantum technology, endpoint security and more.