Like all law enforcement agencies, the Suffolk County Police Department needed to provide its field officers – intelligence officers in particular – with quick, seamless access to its central database through a VPN connection. For such officers, the ability to quickly obtain information on a suspect or developing situation can be the difference between a successful arrest and a failed one, or even between life and death. Therein lay the problem: in order to comply with strict IT security regulations, any device that connects to a police database must use two-factor authentication; a username and password simply aren’t enough.
Why nation-state attacks are everyone’s problem
With so much change all the time, how can executives best prepare their businesses to meet the security challenges of the coming years? CSO Australia, in conjunction with Mimecast, explored this question in an interactive Webinar that looks at how the threat landscape has evolved – and what we can expect in 2019 and beyond.
An interview with CSO's David Braue and Ian Yip, Chief Technology Officer, McAffee.
According to new research conducted by the Ponemon Institute, Australia and New Zealand have the highest levels of data breaches out of the nine countries investigated. This was linked to heavy investment in security detection and an under-investment in security and vulnerability response capabilities
In partnerhsip with Mimecast