Maintenance on security equipment can get ignored until those devices fail—and often under the worst circumstances. It’s critical to schedule maintenance and stay vigilant for any needed inspections, adjustments, or repairs, even on newly installed equipment.
As September drew to a close, international shipping ports in Barcelona, Spain and San Diego, California fell victim to ransomware attacks. These follow a successful attack on the China Ocean Shipping Company terminal at the Port of Long Beach this past July. This cluster of attacks should serve as a warning to the industry as […]
Blockchain has been making plenty of headlines this year and is beginning to disrupt how business is conducted. Accordingly, it’s also placing additional demands on accounting and finance functions. Cryptocurrency is the major source of these changes which, according to 50% of financial leaders in a Robert Half Finance & Accounting survey, will become at […]
Security professionals in health care are relied upon to both mitigate and manage huge complexes and remote facilities. The need to balance and maintain a welcoming environment, while protecting the people and assets within these healthcare facilities is a monumental task.
With the arrival of hurricane season comes the potential for significant damage, loss of life, and housing and electrical power difficulties for those in their paths. While emergency management officials put most of their efforts toward helping residents, security practitioners still must protect their facilities, before, during, and after hurricanes.
The technological landscape has changed drastically since the turn of the century. With thought leaders in Silicon Valley and young entrepreneurs looking to disrupt the technology marketplace through continual development, it seems like there is no end in sight to these changes. One outcome of this ceaseless development is that C-suite security and information executives […]
Factories and warehouses make frequent use of safety notifications, awards, and contests to encourage and reward the employees who prevent accidents and injuries. Security departments in organizations can initiate the same process, to reward all employees who follow security policies and report problems or deficiencies.
There is no denying the importance of bringing information technology (IT) and physical security personnel together to make sure these two worlds do not collide. A united front is essential when it comes to fighting against the many threats coming from all directions these days.
This cyberattack might seem like a long shot, but for those working in industries with sensitive data or valuable IP, threat actors could have another tool to nab your password: a thermal imaging camera. According to a report by University of California Irvine Computer Science PhD students Tyler Kaczmarek and Ercan Ozturk and Professor Gene […]
The core components of a Threat Assessment Team should stay mostly the same, with HR, Security, Legal, and the CEO’s office representing the most critical departments. Certain industries and organizations can benefit from staffing their teams with specific participants that bring a necessary subject matter expertise.