BP locking down personal devices in the face of cyberwarfare
by Derek du Preez | November 13, 2013 | csoonline.com
Oil giant BP is currently having a "big internal debate" about how it can lock down personal computers without losing out on flexibility for employees, as a direct result of the increasing threat of cyber attacks.
It’s risky business for companies that don’t arm themselves against cyber threats
by Editorial Board | October 13, 2013 | washingtonpost.com
FOR THE past couple of years, Gen. Keith Alexander, the head of both the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Cyber Command, has been outspoken in warning that private-sector computer networks, upon which the U.S. economy depends, are vulnerable to intrusion.
Managing cloud security takes a holistic approach
by RAY CAVANAGH | October 14, 2013 | securityinfowatch.com
The face of security has changed forever and now involves converged risk mitigation strategies for both physical and logical threats.
Concerned employees can help prevent workplace violence
by Andrea Howry | October 2, 2013 | vcstar.com
Speaking up and ensuring that employees who are struggling get the help they need is critical to stopping the scourge of workplace violence.
Want to protect your corporate data and manage Millennials? Better rethink that social media policy
by Carolyn April | September 20, 2013 | csoonline.com
Employee use of social media could mean a world of trouble for your organization, so developing a better social media policy may be the way to go
Caught on Camera: How Video Surveillance Can Protect Your Business
by Karine Heyden | August 28, 2013 | yahoo.com
Security protection of your business premises is, in itself, big business. But did you know that apart from the obvious benefits of safeguarding your business premises against in general intruders, vandalism and theft once you’ve locked up for the night, there are several other ways in which video surveillance particularly can help to protect your business during those hours of work?
Creating a Safe and Secure Workplace Environment Using a Culture of Openness
by Brent O’Bryan | October 1, 2013 | sourcesecurity.com
“The nail that sticks out gets hammered down” is an old Japanese saying that took hold in our post World War II corporate America culture. This phrase encourages an unspoken rule of conformity combined with an authoritarian hierarchical structure. Today it is important for business leaders to consider the impact this has in American workplaces. Brent O’Bryan, SPHR at AlliedBarton Security Services explains that a winning formula for both the organization and an individual is a culture actively exhibiting healthy behaviors and practices, combined with a zero-tolerance policy for any inappropriate or troubling behaviors.
Smile for entry
by Amy Canfield | August 27, 2013 | securitydirectornews.com/
NEW YORK—Many of the 4,000 residents of the historic Knickerbocker Village apartments in Manhattan have tossed out their access cards. Soon all of them will, because the only thing they’ll need to enter the 12-building, 1,600-unit complex is their face. No more keys, no more access codes.