It may be hard to believe, but according to a new report barely over one-half (just 56%) of companies have an overall information security strategy. Given the huge importance of data security, it’s important that companies be prepared—here are a few things to consider.
In the wake of multiple school shootings, the debate continues over how best to secure school facilities and grounds in the United States. However, the issue is anything but simple.
In the IT industry, engineers and specialists are constantly bracing themselves against a security breach on their system. Any situation of this sort may result in data loss and operations shutting down. These are very serious problems that no enterprise can afford because they can cause irreparable damage to a company’s financial resources, business competitiveness, […]
You probably won’t be getting a BlackBerry for your next device, but its software may be on your next phone. As the company’s strategy has shifted, BlackBerry is now licensing its security technology to third-party phones and other smart devices.
The security world is full of professional certifications, ranging from the plethora of initials offered by ASIS, to homeland security designations, to a fraud examiner’s certification, to others related to crisis management, threat management, and even critical incident stress. Do the examination costs, recertification fees and costs, and study time make sense for security professionals […]
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has created new guidelines for workplace violence prevention, measurement, and response. Its purpose is to help organizations address when a workplace violence perpetrator violates OSHA’s well-known General Duty Clause (GDC), which says employees must protect their employees from all types of physical harm.
Recent changes and pending new ones in travel restrictions for airline passengers coming from certain Middle East countries have banned the possession of laptop computers inside the cabin of the plane. More changes may be forthcoming, including adding 71 additional international airports to the current list.
In what is a growing trend in some school districts across the United States, the school board for the Georgetown Village School District in Georgetown, Ohio, voted to allow its teachers and staff to be armed at work. All staff members who want to participate in this program will go through a 3-day firearms certification […]
By Eduard Goodman, chief privacy officer for IDT911 When it comes to cybersecurity, two factors are coming together in a worrying way. One lurks in the results of a survey, conducted by the Association of Corporate Counsel, that shows employee error is the leading cause of data breaches. The other was revealed in research carried […]