This April 2021, Security magazine highlights lone worker protection - find out how the COVID-19 pandemic has created more lone workers than ever - and now, organizations must adhere to new duty of care and security plans, or risk leaving critical employees unprotected and at risk. Throughout this month, check out a Profile in Excellence on DoorDash CISO Justin Grudzien, how to prepare for extremism in the workplace, how to hire your security teams, the risk of deepfakes, a case study on Marriott International's largest property and its security technology, and more!
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been widespread and unprecedented, creating more lone workers than ever. Organizations in charge of protecting lone workers must fulfill their duty of care, taking all steps reasonably possible to ensure the safety, well-being and physical and mental health of their employees, or else, risk leaving critical employees unprotected and at risk.
When it comes to completing your security team, hiring the right employees will lead you, your team and your organization to greater success, but finding, recruiting and retaining top security talent may be easier said than done.
Security teams should be carefully selected to meet an organization’s needs in terms of competence, but perhaps, more importantly to foster inclusion, diversity and a strong sense of team. When it comes to completing your security team, hiring the right employees will lead you, your team, and your organization to greater success, but finding, recruiting and retaining top security talent may be easier said than done.
In recent years, there has been a recognition that social engineering plays a huge part in the execution of cybersecurity attacks. The intersection of “non-physical” and “technical” social engineering is where criminals are mostly focused today. Enter deepfake technology, which poses a looming risk over enterprises and their security leaders as they figure out how to prepare for and mitigate such a risk.
Marriott International’s largest Marriot property in the world, the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville needed a security upgrade at its sprawling campus to enhance security and efficiency, and its risk management operations. Learn about the resort’s video surveillance and video management system installation.
Take a look at CISO of DoorDash Justin Grudzien’s career in data privacy and security from building security teams from the ground up at Orbitz to solidifying best practices at DoorDash. Security talks to Grudzien about how he views security roles within the enterprise, how to avoid burnout, and how other security leaders can earn a seat at the C-Suite table.
Last month this column looked at how humor can enhance leadership. Inspired by the book "Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes," this month’s column explains security leadership through jokes.
Video storage is an important consideration in any surveillance project while simultaneously being one of the most overlooked. Let’s face it: storage does not exactly provide the “wow factor” of analytics or 4K image quality, but it is the backbone on which entire video security systems are built. If you cannot retrieve and review footage in a timely manner, all the other shiny features you have incorporated into your security surveillance solution is for naught.
As a young boy, Frank Figliuzzi had a sense of right and wrong, good and bad. He was so interested in criminal justice that at the age of 11, he wrote a letter to the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) asking for advice on a career in the field.
Today, open-source code is everywhere. In fact, 99% of all codebases contain open-source code, and anywhere from 85% to 97% of enterprise codebases come from open-source. What does that mean, exactly? It means that the vast majority of our applications consist of code we did not write.
We have previously talked about many aspects of how to advance your security career. This includes having a thorough understanding of both soft and operational skills sought after by organizations. The ability to execute on these attributes is valued when companies look for top talent for senior level security roles.