Increasingly, a physical security director's role, the branch of computer security that is specifically related to the Internet, with issues involving fraud and the protection of transfer of data and a company's brand.
As security leaders gain increasing responsibility for cybersecurity, Security columnist John McClurg – Vice President and Ambassador-At-Large in Cylance’s Office of Security & Trust and former CSO at Dell; Vice President of Global Security at Honeywell International, Lucent Technologies/Bell
Laboratories – guides enterprise security executives through cybersecurity standards, frameworks, risks and management techniques.
When it comes to cybersecurity, companies still have a lot of work to do to find ways to anticipate and avoid data breaches. Let’s take a look at a few of the most notorious cybersecurity attacks that have happened over the last few decades and see what you and your enterprise can learn.
As Data Privacy Day approaches this week, new research conducted by ISACA reveals critical skills gaps and insufficient training. The survey report, Privacy in Practice 2021: Data Privacy Trends, Forecasts and Challenges, also explores past and future trends in privacy, offering insights into privacy workforce and skills, the use of privacy by design, and the organizational structure and composition of privacy teams.
According to Digital Shadows’ Photon Research Team in Q4 2020, six groups made up 84% of alerts —Maze, Egregor, Conti, Sodinokibi, DoppelPaymer, and NetWalker— from the ransomware data leak sites Digital Shadows monitors.
Untangle Inc. announced the results for its annual Voice of the Channel and 2021 Predictions Report. The report surveyed Untangle’s global network of Channel Partners to better understand current trends and barriers faced when protecting clients against emerging cybersecurity threats and other customer barriers within the market.
Cisco published the 2021 Data Privacy Benchmark Study, its fourth annual look into corporate privacy practices worldwide, which found enhanced importance of privacy protections during the pandemic and increasing benefits for businesses that adopt strong privacy measures.
In order to report on how secure the average American’s password is, the Safety.com research team conducted a survey of 1,210 US residents about the length and complexity of their passwords: 67.3% of survey respondents said their average password was equal to or less than eight characters long; 7.8% of respondents said their average password was less than five characters long; 19.3% of respondents said their average password was fifteen characters or more; Adults younger than 25 and older than 55 were amongst the groups with the shortest passwords.
The Wiz Research team conducted extensive research of permissions provided to 3rd party vendors in cloud environments and the results should be a wake-up call: 82% of companies provide 3rd party vendors highly privileged roles. This is a major risk to sensitive data leakage and may pose both a security risk, as well as serious privacy risk.
According to Kroll, a Division of Duff & Phelps, ransomware was the most observed threat in 2020, accounting for over one-third of all cases as of September 1, 2020. Notably, Kroll found that Ryuk and Sodinokibi, perennially the most observed variants in Kroll’s cases, were joined by Maze as the top three ransomware variants so far in 2020. To get some insight on ransomware trends in 2021, as well as how cybercriminals execute this type of attack, we spoke to Wade Lance, Field CTO of Illusive Networks.
To effectively reduce enterprise risk, cybersecurity leaders argue it's critical to fully embed cybersecurity in the enterprise-risk management framework and into the whole organization. Here, we talk to Curt Dalton, Managing Director and Global Leader of Protiviti's security and privacy practice, about the importance and the benefits of this practice.
ON DEMAND: The physical security industry adopts datacenter information technology in bits and pieces, but not to the extent possible. This prevents organizations from making strides in reducing costs and complexity, rapidly responding to change, and delivering on the prime security directives of keeping people and property safe.
ON DEMAND: The security ecosystem protects digital assets, physical assets, and people - the newly distributed workforce creates new and increased physical and cybersecurity risks. Situational and security awareness is a role every employee must play, and you’ll help get them there with awareness, cybersecurity hygiene and security practices that help keep company, employee and customer information safe.
ON DEMAND: The event will look at the in-car and off-board infrastructure cybersecurity policies, technologies, services, and products that will enable top OEMs and suppliers to strengthen their products’ defenses, mitigation, and resilience.
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: There's a lot at stake when it comes to cybersecurity. Reputation, productivity, quality. Join us to discuss the future of your global security strategy and a path forward with trusted partners Cisco and Rockwell Automation, and turn your Food & Bev security challenges into strategic advantages that drive business value.