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Touchless airports a reality

Creates opportunities and a way for security pros to pivot
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07/15/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—It’s no secret that COVID essentially halted air travel. From Jan. to present date, 7.5 million flights have been cancelled; demand for air travel has decreased 54 percent and total losses for the air travel industry estimated for this year are predicted at $84.3 billion, according to the International Air Transportation Association (IATA).

New Gallagher software feature enables COVID-19 contact tracing

Innovative report identifies onsite movement of specific individuals
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06/09/2020

RIVERSIDE, Mo.—Gallagher, a global security technology manufacturer, recently developed the innovative Proximity and Contact Tracing Report that utilizes access control and draws on Gallagher Command Centre’s reporting capability. 

Specifically Speaking with Min Kyriannis

Associate, Cybersecurity/Technology Business Development at Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B) based New York
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06/03/2020

NEW YORK—Security Systems News caught up with cybersecurity expert Min Kyriannis to talk about her more than 20 years experience, creating a cybersecurity program for building operational systems and the blending of cyber-physical security.

The rise of Security 4.0

Rachelle Loyear of G4S talks security convergence, digital transformation and making sense of all the data
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04/27/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—The state of cyber- and physical security convergence has been one of the hottest topics in security for good reason, as it is changing the way security integrators provide and manage programs, technology and services.

Cybercriminals target remote workers during pandemic

Practical protocols businesses can do to prevent, respond to cyberattacks
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04/01/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the current cybercrime landscape is focused on businesses of all sizes as more and more employees are working from home per government protocols to contain, control and remedy the virus.

Putting the SHIELD Act and CCPA into perspective

Cybersecurity lawyer, industry association SVP offers tips for companies to become, stay in compliance
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01/29/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—On Jan. 1, two new statutes — the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (the SHIELD Act), a consumer privacy statute, and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), a cyber-breach notification statute — went into effect, changing the way some security professionals do business.

Defendify raises $2M in seed money

Funding to drive continued growth of company’s cybersecurity platform
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01/29/2020

PORTLAND, Maine—Defendify, an all-in-one SaaS cybersecurity platform developer, announced it closed on $2 million in seed funding, bringing the total raised in the last 18 months to $3.6 million.

How companies can fight against cyber threats

Cyber experts identify top cyber threats for 2020 and offer strategies of defense
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12/16/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—As 2019 closes, 2020 is full of new possibilities and opportunities. While it’s a time for growth, change and newness, cyber criminals are lurking in the background ready to strike.

100 Women in 100 Days Cybersecurity Career Accelerator announces next class

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11/21/2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The free cybersecurity training and accreditation program, 100 Women in 100 Days (100w100d), founded and managed by Sacramento-based cyber risk consulting firm, Inteligenca, will help another 100 students reboot their careers at Japan’s Saya University.

Cybersecurity pledge signed by over 20 countries

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09/27/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—As ink was flying and signatures made on Monday, September 23, on the Joint Statement on Advancing Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace, representing the 27 countries committed to upholding this international rules-based order, an evolving framework that guides responsible state behavior in cyberspace, memories resurfaced of my dad and grandmother, both of whom never got to see, much less interact with, the Web.

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SSN News Poll September 2020

With so many companies working from home, combined with using more online and virtual events and meetings, malicious cyber activity has been increasing as cyber criminals take advantage of so many people letting their guard down during this time. This month's News Poll looks to gauge what SSN readers are experiencing.