At the turn of the century, facial recognition technology was more science fiction than fact. Rapid advances have fueled a proliferation of this technology — which continues to expand into new areas of public and private life. At the same time, various states and municipalities are enacting new, stringent laws regulating the use of facial […]
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and the Internet Security Alliance (ISA) released a new, updated Director’s Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight, a guidebook to help boards navigate cyber-risk oversight.
Chief Security Officers (CSOs) are charged with protecting an organization’s assets and people. Like all corporate functions, the design of this department will vary greatly depending upon the organization. However, the process by which a program is designed, measured and evaluated has some consistent principles across different industries. This series explores how to make your physical security program […]
Retailers today face a number of security challenges, including shoplifting, shrink and theft at the point of sale, protecting the premises after hours, slip and fall lawsuits and much more. Adding complexity to the security challenge is that retailers face these threats in a variety of locations within stores, each of which comes with its […]
Studies and surveys consistently show that cybersecurity and data protection is one of the top five concerns of internal auditors, who worry that their organizations lack the internal resources to deal with security risks. On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became effective, requiring new data privacy measures at most US organizations. Yet […]
The concept of hacking as a viable career has become a reality, with 18% of survey respondents describing themselves as full-time hackers, searching for vulnerabilities and making the internet safer for everyone.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has selected the University of Nebraska Omaha to lead a consortium of U.S. academic institutions and other partners for a new Center of Excellence (COE) for Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research (TPCR).