In one report this week, Wisconsin hospitals are making sure their locks and other precautions to keep its COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, after members of the National Guard apparently walked into the wrong hospital asking to pick up COVID-19 vaccines.
Now more than ever, K-12 leaders are faced with the need to implement security solutions and strategies that adequately protect students, staff and visitors from potential threats. Growing incidents, such as school shootings, unauthorized visitors and disease transmission, can put occupants in harm’s way, making security a persistent need. Schools now have the opportunity to use and expand on existing building technologies to address evolving needs while providing greater protection and peace of mind.
From introducing contactless payment options to offering new virtual services, small businesses moved swiftly to expand their offerings and digital capabilities in light of social distancing guidelines. In the midst of these changes, however, it’s critical for small businesses and restaurants to make sure they’re guarding against potential cyber threats. Here are key steps they can take to help ensure that they stay protected.
Michael Oberlaender has had cybersecurity leadership positions and CSO/CISO titles at enterprises around the world. He’s recovered companies from data breaches, built cyber-hardening strategies and policies, implemented cybersecurity budgets, forged relationships and communications with the C-suite, analyzed risks, and dealt with privacy laws around the world.
Across the globe, radicalization, or Islamist extremism to be more specific, surfaced during the pandemic even when it wasn’t expected. Earlier in June, for example, Bangladesh’s 10 Minute School founder, Ayman Sadiq, received online death threats by an unknown Islamist group. Even in the developed world, it has become evident that cyber radicalization in young people is growing during the pandemic.
ON DEMAND: The purpose of contact tracing is well understood, but there are many misconceptions about how it works, who it should apply to, and how to implement it. This webinar will clarify these issues and will recommend specific capabilities that businesses and government organizations should consider when selecting contact tracing solutions.
ON DEMAND: Listen to healthcare security experts as they discuss their journey through the Covid-19 pandemic – from response to recovery, what they saw, and what they learned. This webinar will discuss how these experts reacted to the pandemic, the planning, the changes in their operations and staffing, and dealing with this new unforeseen risk.
ON DEMAND: Organized Retail Crime (ORC) is a serious problem that has been on the rise for several years. The unprecedented event of the current pandemic will rival or even exceed any previous events. If COVID-19 by itself wasn't bad enough, add civil disturbance, bail reform, and the state of law enforcement, and you have a perfect storm.
ON DEMAND: Right now, in the pandemic environment, business leaders are balancing internal priorities – managing cost and impacts to productivity – with market and external priorities like government requirements, customer needs, and perceived standards of safety and health.
ON DEMAND: In this webinar, we intend to share some real stories. What were your challenges? What solutions did you deploy to address these challenges? What were your results? As part of this webinar, we will also discuss business continuity and resilience and how we can continue to plan for residual risk in a changed world.
ON DEMAND: Almost twice as many employees are now working from home as in traditional workplaces in response to COVID-19. The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research estimates that work from home (WFH) currently accounts for 60% of economic activity in the U.S., and many of these policies are expected to remain either permanently or for the long-term.