Bonnie Michelman, Executive Director of Police, Security and Outside Services at Mass General and winner of the 2021 SIA Insightful Practitioner Award, spoke about the hospital's response to COVID-19 and the lessons she and the security team learned from the pandemic during a talk at the Security Industry Association (SIA) Securing New Ground conference.
When it comes to cyber incident management of third-party risks, enterprise security professionals can follow a simplified task list to cover their bases by answering the questions "who, what, where, when, why and how."
5G, as often happens with new technologies, will likely introduce both digital and business revolution along with a plethora of new threat vectors. In particular with the exposure of new connected devices, industries and services, and sensitive assets will undoubtedly be affected by new cyber threat agents; the EU, however, is ready to mitigate these potential threats.
Any server connected to the internet is at risk of getting attacked by hackers. Penetration testing or pentesting simulates a DDoS attack in a controlled environment with ethical hackers to assess the risk exposure of the servers. Organizations can use pentesting to identify vulnerabilities in the system and work to resolve any risks. Let's discuss how to design and build a robust and comprehensive pentesting program.
Metrics for security are in wide use in organizations today, with more than 80 percent of respondents to a new SANS Institute survey claiming some level of maturity on their effective use of security metrics.
As technologies and laws continue to evolve, and more people move into urban centers, cities are looking for ways to become smarter – and safer. Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in an urban area. It is predicted that by 2030, our planet will have 41 mega-cities with more than 10 million inhabitants each. After all, a successful city attracts businesses, fosters innovation and provides incredible opportunities for its citizens. But how do we construct and manage cities so that everything, and everyone, flows smoothly today and in the future? How can we ensure that cities are resilient and continue to succeed as they grow?
To fight further spread of the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in China and globally, and protect states with weaker health systems, the international community has launched a US$675 million preparedness and response plan covering the months of February through to April 2020.