Cyber:Secured Forum
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Your Session Road Map for Cyber:Secured Forum

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Cyber:Secured Forum (July 29-31 in Dallas, Texas) is quickly approaching! This second annual cybersecurity educational summit will help your company: MINIMIZE the risk of cyberattacks on your integrated systems MAXIMIZE protection of your organization and clients MONETIZE cybersecurity by turning risk into business opportunities A day and a half of engaging general sessions for the…

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Meet SIA’s New Associate Director of Standards and Technology

Cameron Walker-Miller, the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) newest staff member, will lead industry projects that align security technologies with industry best practices, standards and guidelines. Cameron joins SIA from Columbia University, where he served as the assistant director of technology systems for the university’s Office of Public Safety for more than eight years. SIA: Tell…

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Get Involved in SIA’s Cybersecurity Initiatives This National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The National Cyber Security Alliance has recognized this month every year since 2003 to bring awareness to the challenges of cybersecurity and to ensure that every individual stays safe and secure online. This year, specific themes for the month include understanding cybersecurity in the connected home, educating for a…

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Katie Moussouris, Luta Security
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Cyber:Secured Forum Spotlight: Katie Moussouris and Bug Bounty Programs

While some physical security companies have begun penetration testing programs for their devices and systems, this practice isn’t nearly as widely used in physical security as it in other industries, namely the IT and Internet of Things fields. Considering the number of video surveillance cameras, access control systems and networked security devices in homes and businesses…

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What a DDoS Attack on Spotify Can Teach Us About Cybersecurity Hardening

Last Friday my Spotify stopped working. If you’re like me, the workday goes by a little easier with some headphones in, listening to Drake or Sturgill or Taylor Swift—whatever gets you ready for your weekend—but on this Friday my Spotify wasn’t working. It wasn’t until earlier this week that we learned that the reason why…

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Recommendations for Initiating an Enterprise Cybersecurity Solution

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SIA Cybersecurity Advisory Board today released, “Recommendations for Initiating an Enterprise Cybersecurity Solution,” a brief listing of executive level recommendations to serve as a starting point for developing a comprehensive cyber-risk strategy. (Read the document online here​.) The Security Industry Association (SIA) published the recommendations as part of its efforts to raise awareness of cybersecurity…

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Addressing the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is having a bigger and bigger impact on the security industry. As more devices come online, many of them contribute pertinent security information merely through the regular reporting of their status. Companies are using this information in devices and security systems to garner more situational intelligence. There are fundamental risks,…

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