Insider attacks more difficult to detect, prevent than external attacks A recent survey conducted of more than 320 IT security experts found that 15 percent of people said they would delete files or change passwords upon exiting a company. (Source: HelpNetSecurity)
Webinar: Holistic Approach to Mitigating Insider Threat On July 29, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will host a webinaron a holistic approach to mitigate insider threat. Experts on the webinar willdiscuss how to prevent, mitigate, and respond to cybersecurity insider threats in all types of organizations. Date/Time: July 29, 2019 @ 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET Webinar […]
Why 72 percent of people still recycle passwords Despite the risk and reality of cybersecurity breaches in the enterprise, the majority (72 percent) of people said they still recycle passwords. Reusing old passwords can easily result in a type of cybersecurity breach called credential stuffing, the report said, which allows hackers to take information from […]
Are you still running Windows 7? Microsoft ends support in 2020 Despite the awareness that in six months Microsoft will officially end its support for its nearly 10-year-old operating system Windows 7, 18 percent of large enterprises have not yet migrated to Windows 10, according to new research. At the start of 2019, researchers found that […]
The District encourages residents to take advantage of the rainy season and “Watch the Weather, Wait to Water.” Residents can participate by being mindful of when their lawns have received enough water from rainfall and turning off their irrigation systems accordingly. Watch this video to learn four tips to follow during the rainy season.
APWA Certification Testing Dates New for 2019 Computer-Based Testing (CBT) dates for CPII, CPFP, CSM, CPWP-M, and CPWP-S now offered every month: Certification Testing Dates (CBT): August 13, 14, 15 Certification Testing Dates (CBT): August 20, 21, 22 Certification Testing Dates (CBT): September 9, 10, 11 (PWX on-site testing) Certification Testing Dates (CBT): September 17, 18, 19
July 15, 2019 Share: Please follow APWA Government Affairs on Twitter @APWAGOVAFFAIRS and check Advocacy News on http://www.apwa.net. LATEST NEWS APWA Attends NGA Infrastructure Roundtable • Last Tuesday, APWA Executive Director Scott Grayson and Director of Government Affairs Andrea Eales attended an invitation-only roundtable discussion led by the National Governors Association (NGA); • Maryland Governor […]
CISA Insider Threat Mitigation Resources As of July 11, 2019 Soft Targets and Crowded Places Task Force (ST-CP TF): The ST-CP TF provides guidance to public and private sector partners to identify innovative means to increase security and mitigate risks the nation faces from terrorists or other violent extremist actors to soft targets and crowded […]