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Security Technology

3 Big Mistakes That Could Doom Your Security Technology

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 […]

Keeping Up with Security Equipment Repairs

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.

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Hackers Target Port Facilities in Ransomware Attacks

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 […]

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Survey finds that Blockchain and Cryptocurrency are Having Impacts on Accounting and Finance Departments

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 […]

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Hospitals Face Increased Security Threats

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.

Hurricanes Make Office Buildings Hard to Secure

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.

Creating a Rewards-Based Security Culture

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.

Staffing a Threat Assessment Team by Industry

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.