Remote work has become a reality at many companies, and as such, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are a key component of many organization’s cybersecurity tool kits. VPNs designed for enterprise use go well beyond those marketed at consumers in either the Google Play or App stores which can mask your location and identity while waiting […]
Category: Emerging Issues in Security
Security is constantly evolving, and it’s important for professionals to stay up to date. We provide the latest news, opinions, trends, case studies, strategies, and legislative and regulatory developments that could have an impact on the field.
The ongoing opiate crisis continues to have dramatic impacts on communities across the country, and first responders increasingly find themselves walking into unknown and potentially dangerous situations. The use of synthetic opioids such as fentanyl (and its analogs) as alternatives to or additives in street drugs is one factor elevating that risk. The National Institute […]
The current job market is hot, and with unemployment at a low, many employers are struggling to attract top talent. While most industries are struggling to recruit the best people, those who are looking for qualified cybersecurity personnel might need to dig deep into their reservoir of patience. Hiring managers tasked with posting cybersecurity jobs […]
If employees at your organization use a computer as a part of their day-to-day work, there’s a better than average chance that they spend some of their time using a Web browser. With the advent of enterprise-scale software solutions like Microsoft’s Office365 or Google’s G Suite, many workers must use a browser to get their […]
Immigration authorities, as of Sunday July 14, have begun conducting raids targeting undocumented immigrants ordered by courts to be removed from the country. The increased enforcement activity will center on these 10 U.S. cities: Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, New Orleans and San Francisco. We therefore thought it would be a […]
There is currently a lot of hype about the “smart cities” concept, and communities and governments around the world are jumping onto the bandwagon. While most of the focus is on eliminating inefficiencies in a variety of infrastructure systems–from transportation to utilities and beyond—the reality is a “smart city” should equate to a “safe city.”
In this day and age, when many companies house much of their critical information and infrastructure online, it’s imperative to plan ahead. What would you and your company do in the event of an emergency or sabotage?
Because our society is teeming with technological innovation and prowess, the role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is becoming increasingly important for businesses globally. What does it take to work at the executive level in cybersecurity? To determine this, Varonis analyzed data from the CISOs of Fortune 100 companies.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has unlocked enormous benefits for users: unlimited remote control over personal items, streamlined experiences, and advanced tracking of personal health data. But, as our lives become increasingly intertwined with our digital devices, we’re exposed to new security risks.
Security breaches have never posed a more serious threat than they do today. Hacking methods have become more sophisticated and more devastating with every passing year. While the cybersecurity industry does its best to counter the cyber-menace—whether through improved training or technological advancement— it’s ultimately a cat and mouse game and some determined hacker finds […]