Kyndall Elliott, Author at Security Boulevard

Why the Chemical Sector is Critical to Modern Infrastructure

The chemical sector encompasses more than 70,000 diverse products that are critical to the modern global infrastructure. Several thousand chemical facilities ship, manufacture, deliver, or store these products every day in the US alone. Security in this sector becomes imperative to public safety because of the potential safety and storage ... Read More

Why Food and Agriculture Need to Accelerate Security Measures in the Second Half of 2021

Food is a ubiquitous part of the human experience. Cultures revolve around food; it’s the glue that brings families together at holidays, and it’s essential to survival. Humans must find food, shelter, and water according to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs before they can begin thinking about fulfillment and exploring what ... Read More

Why Now: How CyberSaint is Making Automated Risk Assessments Possible with NLP

Emerging technologies are shaping the future of every industry. Whether that’s through Artificial Intelligence and robotics transforming the way humans interact with the world, or ever-evolving “things” that are being embedded with sensors and software (hello, Alexa and Google Home) that strive to make every aspect of your life “smart” ... Read More

How Putting Risk First in Cybersecurity is Driving IRM Adoption

Risk management has developed significantly from when it was first introduced. In the 16th and 17th centuries, notions of risk management evolved into something more akin to how we see it in the cybersecurity landscape today. The amount of risk for voyages would be weighed and calculated, and at the ... Read More

State of Play: How Cyber and IT Risk Quantification is Fundamentally Shifting in the Next 12 Months

It’s common for companies to hoard their knowledge like a dragon with gold. Especially in competitive marketplaces, no one corporation wants to give their opponent an advantage over them or even letting them know there’s an advantage to be had. With Biden’s new executive order following the Colonial Pipeline ransomware ... Read More

Why the FAIR Model is the Next Step for Organizations Looking for Transparent Risk Quantification

With the recent Colonial Pipeline attack, risk and risk quantification is on everyone’s minds. However, quantifying risk is often not an easy thing. There are so many factors that go into determining and measuring risk that it makes it difficult to pin any one thing down, especially in large enterprises ... Read More

Top Business Stakeholder Relationships CISOs Needs Cultivate in 2021

It can often feel like a cultural divide exists between security teams and the rest of the company. COVID-19 disrupted every day-to-day services for many enterprises, overloading already razor-thin budgets and personnel. Although many were already looking at a risk-first approach to cybersecurity, COVID-19 has taught them that it’s just ... Read More

The Top 4 Risks of Cloud Computing and How to Mitigate Them

The global pace at which technology is evolving and accelerating is incredible. People and companies are becoming less concerned with having “physical” assets or solutions. Tom Goodwin, Senior VP of Strategy and Innovation at Havas Media, said, “Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most ... Read More

Going Beyond Cloud Security Posture Management: How to Mitigate Risk Across Multiple Cloud Instances

Modern businesses have been migrating to the cloud in droves throughout the pandemic. It was a necessity in order to secure remote work during COVID-19, but as cloud service procurement increases, the risk increases as well. Industry critical services are now on a platform that may be more unsecured than ... Read More

5 Steps to Take When Maturing Your Enterprise Company’s Risk Management

According to the Council for Strategic and International Studies, an estimated $600 billion is lost to cyber criminals each year. In a study done by Juniper, it’s estimated that the amount lost to cyber attack will grow to $5 trillion by 2024.  ... Read More