For many students, the stress of school goes beyond academic achievement or financial pressure. Increasingly, students are also dealing with mental health issues as they pursue their post-secondary education. A recent survey of 19 colleges across eight countries published by the American Psychological Association found that one third of students identified as having at least one mental health challenge, including depression or generalized anxiety. Read More
In an ever-accelerating trend, estimates are that 90 percent of the wireless locks sold are integrated with other smart devices. No longer will you struggle to manage a variety of insecure and vulnerable physical credentials when you can manage all of that through a mobile app. As this market expands into non-traditional access control applications, the necessity for an access control credential on an ubiquitous mobile device becomes mandatory. In the very near future, everyone will carry a credential, and a mobile credential housed on a smartphone is the only viable way to address these needs. Read More
Account takeover and fraud schemes are costing consumers, banks, retail organizations, healthcare and other online businesses billions of dollars each year. What’s more, the cost of these attacks is on the rise—according to Riskified, losses from account takeover rose 122 percent from 2016 to 2017 and increased by 164 percent the following year.
How is Mary Ludford, Vice President and Deputy Chief Security Officer for the Corporate and Information Security Services business unit at Exelon Corporation, mitigating and managing risk on a daily basis?
Enterprises are struggling to find the right talent to safeguard their networks; therefore, they must change their mindsets and begin recruiting talent from non-traditional backgrounds to ensure they have the "right" person on their SOC team.
Meet the Department of Homeland Security's newest agency - the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency - that will serve as the pinnacle for national risk management for cyber and physical infrastructure.
An emerging challenge facing security leaders involves governance related to the collection, storage and transmission of personal information and the ethical utilization of it. While there are compliance programs currently in place that govern the protection of individual medical and financial data, there are clearly additional challenges on the horizon.
While VR and AR have different fortes, both enhance and accelerate experiential learning that can help manifest and reinforce a culture of cybersecurity across industries. It is technology implications like this that will help propel cybersecurity awareness into a state of mass awareness.
Our special feature this month highlights the Department of Homeland Security's newest agency: the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Also, this month we highlight the Leander Independent School District's data practices that protect student privacy. Security experts discuss video monitoring, cybersecurity for public-private partnerships, privacy and more.