Water utility networks and control systems were recently targeted by hackers in Europe, highlighting the growing cybersecurity threat to infrastructure. The attack was of particular interest because the culprit was somewhat unusual—cryptocurrency mining software.
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Whether you’re in the market for a new cell phone or you currently have a cell phone, you must take a hard look at the manufacturer for your own security, according to high-ranking U.S. intelligence members.
There are inherent risks contracted and temporary workers bring to the job. Safety organizations are once again encouraging employers to pay attention to building a workplace for these workers that parallels how they treat their permanent employees.
Congress is extending the statute known as Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Amendments Act that permits the government to collect without a warrant, the e-mails and other communications of foreigners abroad from American firms, like Google, AT&T, and Facebook.
The new year brings new security concerns, some of which are just different variations on a similar concern. Despite massive federal, state, and local law enforcement, intelligence gathering, and surveillance efforts, lone wolf mass attackers and cybercriminals continue to plague our nation.
The idea that the world is getting more dangerous and the corporate world is getting more complex suggests new security trends and protection challenges for internal and external security practitioners and professionals in the new year.
Continuing a trend seen in many large and multinational corporations based in the United States, Google employs a former U.S. Navy SEAL as its security director. Like other organizations that hire former or retired Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Secret Service field office directors or senior supervisors, Google is taking advantage of the extensive […]
Chuck Harold’s career took him from law enforcement to the security industry, and he now works as a security consultant and pioneering podcaster. He hosts his national “Security Guy Radio” podcast every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Pacific time. Harold has recorded over 600 episodes, and his guests have included a wide range of security experts […]
14 million, as a matter of fact. This is according to findings in a cybersecurity white paper from Urgent Technology, a global facilities maintenance and asset management software provider.
The use of printed propaganda from warring nations is not new, but the emergence of groups like Al-Qaeda and ISIS using an extensive array of social media postings and creating printed matter to be distributed is both novel and alarming. Al-Qaeda’s publication of a glossy magazine they call “Inspire,” is used to educate potential recruits, […]