The 2020 State of Security Operations study from Forrester Consulting finds that enterprise security teams around the world continue to struggle with the growing pace, volume and sophistication of cyberattacks. The commissioned survey of over 300 enterprise security operations professionals reveals that only 46% of enterprises are satisfied with their ability to detect cybersecurity threats.
Corporate enterprises and governments used to be the main targets of cyberattacks, but now any organization with an online presence is vulnerable. The surge in remote working due to the pandemic significantly increases risk as IT departments balance the demands of security, remote access and business continuity. Widespread use of new apps and solutions, credential sharing, unsecured Wi-Fi, weak passwords, lack of encryption and more provide cybercriminals with many opportunities to exploit gaps in security.
The Physical Security industry is at an inflection point. Digital transformation and Security Convergence have accelerated, hastened by the persistent pandemic. Physical Security, HR and IT departments have been forced to work together quickly in designing back-to-work strategies, realizing that separate silos of operations just won’t cut it any longer.
Workplaces are going to need to adapt and adopt training and risk assessment protocols to keep employees healthy and safe. Below are five, foundational steps to take when developing a workforce risk management plan.
In order to get the future right, the reopening process must balance COVID-19's numerous implications—health, safety, rights, and freedoms. We don’t need to dismiss privacy to gain value from the health data involved. But before we discuss how to find that balance, we need to understand the role data plays in the decision-making process and why that is even more important now.
There is no one-size-fits-all IoT security solution. Organizations need to spend time selecting an IoT solution that maps to their unique business needs to ensure they’re able to maximize the investment’s potential without creating any security liabilities. Here’s what enterprises need to consider when creating their IoT deployments.
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) will host the 2020 National Sports Safety and Security Conference virtually October 12-14, 2020. Read on to learn about the speakers and panels.
To help you and your organization plan and implement an improved cyber hygiene program, we now present a framework for full IoT device defensibility in real world deployments at scale. This framework represents current state-of-the-art best practices for protecting IoT devices, and can form the backbone of your assessment, evaluation, and improvement plans. Follow the steps below to strengthen your network defenses.
Amazon's smart home security division Ring has unveiled a flying camera that launches if sensors detect a potential home break-in. It is designed to activate only when residents are out, works indoors, and is limited to one floor of a building.
Cybercriminals love a crisis. As most of the workforce continues operating remotely, how can you stop cybercriminals from exploiting your business? Here are four secure ways to manage a distributed workforce.
This month in Security magazine, we bring you our 2020 Most Influential People in Security annual report, where we highlight 22 industry leaders, their path to security, careers, goals and guidance for future security professionals. Industry experts discuss the evolution of ransomware, houses of worship security, cybersecurity standards, security careers in investigations and the unifying power of security. Diane Ritchey, past Editor-in-Chief, says goodbye and thank you to our readers.