April 2021 / Volume 58 / No. 4
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been widespread and unprecedented, creating more lone workers than ever. Organizations in charge of protecting lone workers must fulfill their duty of care, taking all steps reasonably possible to ensure the safety, well-being and physical and mental health of their employees, or else, risk leaving critical employees unprotected and at risk.
In recent years, there has been a recognition that social engineering plays a huge part in the execution of cybersecurity attacks. The intersection of “non-physical” and “technical” social engineering is where criminals are mostly focused today. Enter deepfake technology, which poses a looming risk over enterprises and their security leaders as they figure out how to prepare for and mitigate such a risk. By Darren Thomson
Marriott International’s largest Marriot property in the world, the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville needed a security upgrade at its sprawling campus to enhance security and efficiency, and its risk management operations. Learn about the resort’s video surveillance and video management system installation.
Security teams should be carefully selected to meet an organization’s needs in terms of competence, but perhaps, more importantly to foster inclusion, diversity and a strong sense of team. When it comes to completing your security team, hiring the right employees will lead you, your team, and your organization to greater success, but finding, recruiting and retaining top security talent may be easier said than done. By Maggie Shein
Though extremism is not a new concept, the rise in radical and extremist ideals and incidents in recent years, puts this risk on the radar of security leaders across all market sectors. How can enterprise security professionals follow and stay on top of the threat of extremism and radicalism? With a strong understanding of their organization’s risk profile, security leaders can thwart potential incidents related to extremism that could potentially harm individuals, company assets, brand reputation or more. By Sarah Ludwig Rausch
Take a look at CISO of DoorDash Justin Grudzien’s career in data privacy and security from building security teams from the ground up at Orbitz to solidifying best practices at DoorDash. Security talks to Grudzien about how he views security roles within the enterprise, how to avoid burnout, and how other security leaders can earn a seat at the C-suite table. By Maggie Shein
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Leveraging Audio for a Post-Pandemic Retail Environment
For physical retailers, traditional security technologies can be used to more easily comply with public health and safety initiatives. As many business owners already employ some form of video surveillance and access control, the addition of two-way audio devices and AI-enabled analytics software is a simple way to retrofit an existing solution to meet this new challenge.
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Healthcare Security: A Specialized Field
Learn how to give healthcare security staff the tools they need to perform their varied job functions to the best of their ability, while maintaining safety and security for staff and patients, and encouraging a solid, trustworthy, honest and long-term security team.
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