If you are a company doing business in Mexico, these have not been easy times. A converged economic, security, and health crisis has disrupted business operations and upended the country’s workforce. Splintering drug cartels continue to proliferate and adapt their tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to the pandemic. The U.S.-Mexico border, one of the largest and most important economic corridors in the world, has been politicized continuously over the last four years, with periodic threats of closure.
On Feb. 4, 2021, the New York State Department of Financial Services issued guidance on the cyber insurance market to foster more robust industry approaches to “managing and reducing the extraordinary risk we face from cyber intrusions.” Critical elements of that guidance include expectations that insurance companies should “rigorously measure insured risk” and “incentivize the adoption of better cybersecurity measures by pricing policies based on the effectiveness of each insured’s cybersecurity program.”
Most of today’s digital messages are not secure. Only a small portion of email, the largest share of digital messages, is encrypted end-to-end—that is, configured so that only the user and the intended recipient can read the contents. Recent breaches, such as those perpetrated by Hafnium and the SolarWinds actors, show just how dangerous this can be.
Former secretaries of homeland security – Tom Ridge, Michael Chertoff, Janet Napolitano and Jeh Johnson – formed a nonpartisan organization to champion the integrity of U.S. elections. Learn more about it here https://citizensstrongdemocracy.org/ and watch their interview with Savannah Guthrie on The Today Show.
Michael Chertoff discusses the recent deployment of federal troops to Portland, OR and the role of the Department of Homeland Security in the Trump Administration.
U.S. authorities have long wanted access to encrypted data to conduct criminal investigations, but granting it would be far too risky.
Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff discusses the recent protests that have occurred across the country following the death of George Flyod in Minneapolis.