Nerd Out! Security Panel Discussion: EP 4: From Football, and Security to Mental Health, COVID, and more.

In this latest episode, Dave Pounder, Bridget Johnson, Travis Moran, and Jon Crosson discuss the latest security matters. Following up on the last episode, the panel discussed the cancellations of NCAA conference fall sports seasons including the increasingly popular College Football schedule. That was a smooth transition into the innovative ways that networks have covered sports and a discussion as to whether there was any type of innovation within the security community. Could organizations replicate security “fans” or “crowd noise” – is that even a thing? And the panel wraps up looking at the challenges within the healthcare sector and talked about how mental health and a future vaccine could impact security or fuel conspiracy theories.

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The Risk Roundtable: EP 10 – Geopolitics, Partnerships and Information Sharing

the Gate 15 team discusses geopolitics and the impacts they have on organizations around the world. The team touches on security concerns around current issues including U.S.-China tensions and why TikTok is a topic of discussion and the idea that how nations and leaders see each other – as adversaries or competitors – is also an important consideration. Listen to Dave, Jorhena, Jen, and Andy then speak on the importance of partnerships and the need to build and engage in trusted relationships and information sharing. But they couldn’t completely escape the enduring threats of ransomware and COVID, and they weighed in on the continued impact it is having on sports leagues while hearing Andy’s hope for his favorite football team. Andy also shares his current earworm struggles and gets mocked for his choice of attire…

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Reopening America: Faith-Based Organizations

On 14 May, Gate 15 presented a webinar on Hostile Event Preparedness for the community of faith via the Faith-Based Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (FB-ISAO). In light of reopening, the Gate 15 analysts’ took the first 15 minutes of the webinar to discuss special security considerations for re-opening facilities.

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No Joke: The Gate 15 Pod, Episode 4 is Available Now!

The 4th episode of the Gate 15 Podcast is now available! There is a lot of information “out there” related to the COVID-19 pandemic – some of which is true and useful… Aside from initial reactions, the team looks ahead to what’s next as this pandemic continues and how do we start preparing to handle other incidents – from spring flooding and an upcoming hurricane season to potential hostile events – in a COVID world.

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Blending Threats into a Complex New Year

As 2019 turns into 2020, technologies and threats that impact daily operations and data security persist in blended and complex ways. The convergence of both physical and cyber domains increase the productivity and value of businesses and critical infrastructure at large, but introduce new and evolving risks that can harm assets and individuals when the line between IT and physical risks are no longer crystal clear.

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