Much has been written about smart cities and the IoT frameworks and applications that make smart cities work. Smart meters, smart traffic lights, and smart utilities are well established technologies used by cities and governments around the world, but what about the lesser known technologies that enhance living standards in more subtle ways?
Traditional guarding is getting shaken up by new skills, services and technology. How are guarding firms and security officers shifting their priorities and offerings to keep pace and continue to add value to enterprises and security departments? It’s time to go beyond basic patrol, observe and report functions.
The global cybersecurity workforce gap has increased to more than 2.9 million, according to (ISC)2. Fifty-nine percent of cybersecurity professionals say that the widening workforce gap puts their organizations at risk.
Last month I had the honor to speak at the Security 500 conference in front of a large room of senior security leaders. My own personal take-away from the event is that no matter how long you’ve been in this industry there is always something new to learn.
According to ACI Worldwide, merchants should expect a 14-percent increase in fraud attempts between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve 2018. The value of fraud attempts is expected to increase by 17 percent.
Only 29 percent of healthcare organizations reporting having a comprehensive security program in place, and among those that do not have such a program, 31 percent are either not meeting with their executive committee or are meeting less than once a year to give security updates.