• (ISC)² Research Finds Employer Hiring Practices Must Evolve to Overcome the Cybersecurity Workforce Gap

    (ISC)² – the world's largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – recently published findings from its 2022 Cybersecurity Hiring Managers research that shed light on best practices for recruiting, hiring and onboarding entry- and junior-level cybersecurity practitioners. The research, reflecting the opinions of 1,250 cybersecurity hiring managers from the U.S., Canada, U.K. and India, highlights the need to build effective job descriptions, assign appropriate roles and responsibilities, along with the importance of non-technical skills and investing in career development

  • The Cyber Ecosystem

    The world of enterprise cybersecurity is racing toward zero, and the reasons are almost too numerous to count, but we need to make sure this migration doesn’t get bogged down in ecosystem challenges.

  • Mass Shootings Have Become a Pandemic

    Mass Shootings Have Become a Pandemic

    The past week of gathering news have been focused on 19 youth and two teachers who were slaughtered when an active shooter entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX. And, this was just the start of a week gone horribly wrong.

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

  • Installing Smart Systems

    Installing Smart Systems

    Legacy entry systems will soon be obsolete as telecom companies begin to phase out the use of copper wiring. Security integrators who are serious about building their businesses should get in front of this inevitable transition to smart access control systems.

  • How to Fix Common Data Security Mistakes

    How to Fix Common Data Security Mistakes

    Your favorite bagel shop may have an amazing selection of sesame, garlic, parmesan, and blueberry bagels, friendly customer service, and that quirky vibe that you love. But it may not have the much-needed security in place to protect them and you against cybercrime.

  • You’re Not Alone

    You’re Not Alone

    Is facility security something that you’re worried about? If you answered yes, you aren’t alone. According to the 2022 Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence Report, 88% of security correspondents are experiencing a dramatic increase in physical threat activity that is anticipated to grow this year.

  • Leveraging Surveillance

    Leveraging Surveillance

    Mitigating loss is a primary objective of retailers everywhere. Historically, this has meant taking preventive actions against shrinkage, employee theft, and Organized Retail Crime (ORC). Today, retailers are confronted with a new threat as a rise in active shooter incidents has presented new challenges.

  • The Ying and Yang of Security

    The Ying and Yang of Security

    How do you bring the best-fit product, at the best price, in the best timeframe to security customers? For some security vendors, working through a value-added reseller network is the best answer.

  • Adding Force Multipliers

    Adding Force Multipliers

    There are more than 600,000 state and local law enforcement officers in the United States. Impressive, but with a U.S. population of more than 330 million–and growing–they have their work cut out for them.

  • Verizon 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report Shows Ransomware Continues to Rise

    The Verizon Business 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report (2022 DBIR) examines an unprecedented year in cybersecurity history, and sheds light on some of the leading issues affecting the international cybersecurity landscape.

  • Reducing the Risk

    Recent statistics highlight the rise of cyberattacks in the public sector. In its latest Internet Crime Report, the FBI stated that they received nearly 2,500 ransomware complaints in 2020. And, the Identity Theft Resource Center reports that, as of September 2021, the year-to-date total number of data compromises related to cyberattacks was already 27% higher than for all of 2020. For the public sector, cybersecurity has become a top priority.

  • Survey: Dollar Recoveries from Shoplifters and Dishonest Employees Increase in 2021

    Jack L. Hayes International, Inc. released today the results of their 34th Annual Retail Theft Survey which reports on over 200,000 shoplifters and dishonest employee apprehensions in 2021 by just 25 large retailers, who recovered over $240 million from these apprehended thieves

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • The Ying and Yang of Security
    • Installing Smart Systems
    • Leveraging Surveillance
    • Using Mobile Data
    • RIP Covid-19

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