During the last three decades, the tools and tactics employed by terrorists and other violent extremists have changed dramatically as they rapidly adapt and evolve.
Only 13.9 per cent of respondents to the 2012 survey indicated that their organization had an internal working definition of the term. The results of the 2017–2018 survey demonstrate that some minor progress has been made on implementing this recommendation.
Building cyber resilience is about more than preventing attacks; it’s about being able to limit the impact of attacks that do occur, and being able to resume regular business faster.
It’s possible for incidents like this to be leveraged and used by others, including nation states, to generate societal friction and amplify divisions, thereby constituting a potential national security threat.
One of the biggest challenges we face in cyber security is the swift evolution of the threat landscape. With increasing complexity, rapid adoption of new technologies, and emerging risks such as zero-day vulnerabilities, it is impossible to guarantee that any system is 100 per cent secure.
Examining organizational confidence around identifying and managing insider threats.
The actions of an insider posing a threat, whether malicious or not, can have catastrophic results. In fact, perfectly functioning security practices that are focused on mitigating external threats can fail to prevent, or even exacerbate the impact of insider threats.
In the struggle against fake news, maximizing reach with limited resources, and growing brand engagement, how do organizations project legitimacy, and why is this important?
Organizations are facing an evolving security landscape where the lines between cyber and physical security are becoming increasingly blurred. Hacking, ransomware, and phishing are all low cost, high payoff activities that are difficult to prosecute. But cyber attacks can also have real physical security impacts.
The impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston, the fourth-largest city in the United States, illustrates the impact a disaster of this magnitude can have on a major urban center. There will certainly be a range of lessons for emergency management and disaster response that will emerge from this event in the months to follow. But a couple of key insights that have already emerged are worth highlighting.