Articles by tag: cybersecurity

Navigating Cybersecurity Risks in the Manufacturing and Distribution Industry

Cybersecurity in Manufacturing

In this episode of On the Shop Floor, hosts Colby Horn and Chris Boyd are joined by Trip Hillman, partner in Weaver’s IT Advisory Services. They dissect the escalating cybersecurity risks in the manufacturing and distribution (M&D) industry, discussing the impact of connected devices and the importance of robust IT risk management. Key Points: Assess […]

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Education & EdTech
Protecting Schools in 2024: Cybersecurity, Technology, and Readiness

In the rapidly evolving landscape of school security, 2024 has brought forth new challenges and opportunities. With the alarming statistic of eight school shootings recorded in January alone, educational institutions are grappling with a pressing concern: How can they adapt to safeguard sensitive data and digital infrastructure in this digital age? As technology continues […]

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Verizon Healthcare: Beyond Boundaries with Security, Systems, and Connectivity

Healthcare must go beyond boundaries with security, systems, and connectivity to ensure patient and data protection that meets today’s cyber threats. In light of the increasing cyber threats healthcare organizations face, it’s crucial to emphasize the importance of robust security measures. In 2023, a significant surge in cyber-attacks on healthcare systems was reported, with […]

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Cybersecurity in Healthcare: Addressing the Growing Threat

To keep up with the growing threats, cybersecurity in healthcare is a high-level priority. The recent ransomware attack on Ardent Health underscores a stark reality for the healthcare industry: cyber threats are a significant and ongoing challenge. Mike Saylor, the CEO of Blackswan Cybersecurity, LLC, sheds light on the complexities of cybersecurity in healthcare. […]

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IoT Security Solutions for the Safety of Connected Homes Requires Collaboration and Innovation

Since the introduction of smart devices, the world has increasingly become dominated by interconnected devices but IoT securitydemands are also growing. The “connected home” has shifted from what was once a futuristic concept to reality. With the global smart home market projected to reach $135.3 billion by 2025, the conversation around the security of these […]

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Tech Convergence is Minimizing IT Security Risk By Creating More Synergies Within Companies

Can a proper convergence strategy mitigate IT security risk? It is something all business stakeholders need to consider. In today’s world, where a single security breach could spell catastrophe, how prepared are organizations to combat the intertwined threats looming over their digital and physical landscapes? As technological advancements evolve, the spectrum of security threats […]

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Card Skimming: Consequences, Strategies and Preventative Measures

Despite its many conveniences, the digital era has its dark side: cybersecurity threats. As technology evolves, so do the ways in which criminals exploit it. Card skimming in particular has seen a concerning uptick recently. According to FICO data, the number of compromised cards increased by 10Xs in 2023 than in 2022. The target? […]

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energy infrastructure
New Energy Infrastructure Vs. Extending Fossil Fuel Plants: How Should the Energy Industry Tackle Aging Power-Generation Assets?
February 28, 2024

If the expected surge in power demand is anything to go by, the U.S. power grid could be in trouble. Fueled by clean energy projects and a massive shift towards electric vehicles by 2030, it’s clear the grid could face major strain — and even blackouts. Unfortunately, the U.S. has already faced such disasters: […]

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Dr. Christopher King Georgetown's inaugural Dean of Health
The Visionary Work That Led Dr. Christopher King to Becoming Georgetown’s Inaugural Dean of Health
February 28, 2024

Currently, the healthcare system is grappling with issues of equity, access, and the integration of social determinants of health. As a result, the conversation around transformative leadership in healthcare education has never been more crucial. Amidst a backdrop of systemic challenges, including structural racism and socioeconomic disparities, the role of education in shaping the […]

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diversity equity
The Key to Increasing Profits? Integrating Diversity and Equity into Recruitments, Promotions and Retention
February 27, 2024

How can organizations truly integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) into their core operations to not only foster a sense of community but also enhance performance and profitability? Geoffrey M. Roche, Director of Workforce Development (North America) at Siemens Healthineers, brings a wealth of experience in leadership, education, culture, and workforce transformation, emphasizing […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Cisco’s Splunk Grab Buys Them Enterprise Software Growing Room, But Does it Seal the Deal in AI-Enabled Cybersecurity?
October 4, 2023

Cisco’s play for Splunk is a step forward in the enterprise software space, but will this acquisition give them what they need in terms of advanced AI capabilities? The network equipment giant Cisco will acquire enterprise software company Splunk Inc. for $28 billion, marking a significant stride in its cybersecurity endeavors and shifting from […]

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As Congress Seeks Feedback on IoT Adoption, IoT Experts Should Seek Opportunities for Cross-Discipline Collaboration
October 3, 2023

In August 2023, the National Institute of Standards of Technology (NIST) put out a request for comments on the Preliminary Update from the Internet of Things Federal Working Group (IoTFWG), which aims to provide the nation direction on how to improve IoT adoption and expand its use cases for the future of industrial, corporate, […]

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As Technology Convergence Accelerates, Device Security Has To Be Treated Like a “Socio-Technical” Issue
September 27, 2023

  As our society continues to advance technologically, there’s been an increasing need for robust security. This downstream effect from technology evolution to security strategies is being exacerbated by an accelerated technology convergence between IT and OT tech, teams, and networks. Info-Tech Research Group has released a new report emphasizing the need to […]

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The Present and Future Of Cybersecurity Architecture is Being Defined by IoT, its Security Risks, and Zero-Trust Solutions
September 22, 2023

In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, the integration of security systems and cybersecurity architecture is paramount for businesses. Johnson Controls, one of the biggest security system integrators in North America, recognizes the challenges faced by organizations in ensuring the reliability and uptime of their security investments. With the rise of connected devices, cybersecurity threats have […]

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UHD’s Security Management Program Stresses the Importance of Resources Over Technology
September 22, 2023

Several universities joined the ranks of major security technology and consulting firms at GSX 2023, the security industry’s leading yearly trade show and thought leadership hub, highlighting their evolving curriculums and how they’re reflecting major trends shaping security skillsets today. Representatives for the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) were part of that line-up, drawing attention […]

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When It Comes to Small Businesses and Cybersecurity, Doing Little Things Right Can Reduce Vulnerabilities
September 22, 2023

When addressing small businesses and cybersecurity, there is an issue: How to make these networks less vulnerable to attack when budget and resources aren’t always available. Small businesses often face unique cybersecurity challenges. According to a report by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), 88% of small business owners feel vulnerable to cyberattacks. These […]

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Deterring Insider Threats Takes More Than Technology. It Demands Proper Processes and Culture.
September 22, 2023

There are many sophisticated technology packages and solutions available to help bolster insider threat programs. Still, without the proper training, processes, and a culture of trust built into the system, technology alone won’t stop the threats. At the recent Global Security Exchange GSX 2023, a pivotal session titled “Subduing Insider Threats: Transferring Knowledge to […]

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Insider Risk Management Programs Require Critical Thinking, Training, and a Culture of Trust
September 22, 2023

Understanding human vulnerabilities is one lesson in the strategic process of building insider risk management programs that work, and truly understanding those vulnerabilities means establishing a culture of empathy and trust among an organization or company. With threats ever-present, it’s critical that chief security officers understand what’s at stake and what can generate success. […]

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Got a Social Media Security Problem? CSO’s Have to Focus on Recruiting Specially-Trained Personnel to “Read the Tea Leaves” of Social Media Cybersecurity
September 19, 2023

The battlefield of corporate security has extended far beyond firewalls and anti-virus software. It’s now moved into the realm of social media, where a simple post can be destructive. Decades ago, many corporations struggled to understand the gravity of cyber threats. This led to boardroom shakeups and company downfalls. While there is more protection […]

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