Top Ten Security Threats to the Utilities Industry

Posted by Samantha Dutcher on Mar 23, 2011 3:46:00 PM

In 2010, Internet/Intranet Security was the security threat of greatest concern in the Utilities industry. Workplace Violence Prevention/Response and Business Continuity Planning/Organizational Resilience tied for 2nd place. Employee Selection/Screening dropped from 3rd to 4th position and Terrorism dropped from 1st to 5th position in 2010.

1. Cyber/Communications Security: Internet/Intranet Security (including e-mail/e-commerce)
2. (tie) Workplace Violence Prevention/Response
2. (tie) Business Continuity Planning/Organizational Resilience
4. Employee Selection/Screening
5. Terrorism
6. Property Crime (e.g., external theft, vandalism)
7. (tie) General Employee Theft
7. (tie) Crisis Management and Response: Political Unrest/Regional Instability/National Disasters
9. Global Supply-Chain Security
10. Unethical Business Conduct

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Top 10 Security Threats to the Information Industry

Posted by Samantha Dutcher on Mar 16, 2011 4:26:00 PM

Internet/Intranet Security and Business Continuity Planning/Organizational Resilience continue to be the security threats of greatest concern in the Information industry in 2010. Internet/Intranet Security remained in 1st position and Business Continuity Planning/Organizational Resilience remained in 2nd position. Business Espionage/Theft of Trade Secrets moved up from 9th position in 2008 to 3rd Position in 2010, while Travel Security moved up from 10th to 4th position.

1. Cyber/Communications Security: Internet/Intranet Security (including e-mail/e-commerce)
2. Business Continuity Planning/Organizational Resilience
3. Business Espionage/Theft of Trade Secrets
4. Travel Security
5. Workplace Violence Prevention/Response
6. Unethical Business Conduct
7. Fraud/White-Collar Crime
8. Identity Theft
9. Intellectual Property/Brand Protection/Product Counterfeiting
10. (tie) Employee Selection/Screening
10. (tie) Executive Protection

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Top Ten Threats for Real Estate, Rental and Leasing

Posted by Samantha Dutcher on Mar 9, 2011 4:27:00 PM

For management security threats in the Real Estate, Rental and Leasing industry, Workplace Violence Prevention/Response remained in 1st place as the security threat of greatest concern in 2010. Robberies moved into 2nd place from 9th place and tied with Property Crime, which moved up to 2nd place from 5th place.

1. Workplace Violence Prevention/Response
2. (tie) Environmental/Social: Robberies
2. (tie) Property Crime (e.g., external theft, vandalism)
4. (tie) Cyber/Communications Security: Internet/Intranet Security (including e-mail/e-commerce)
4. (tie) Environmental/Social: Pandemics
6. Business Continuity Planning/Organizational Resilience
7. (tie) Terrorism
7. (tie) Employee Selection/Screening
7. (tie) Environmental/Social: Shootings (malls, schools)
10. Bombings/Bomb Threats

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Top 10 SecurityThreats to the Retail Industry

Posted by Samantha Dutcher on Mar 2, 2011 10:15:00 AM

For Fortune 1000 retailers and related companies, Robberies, which ranked 14th in 2008, moved to 1st place as the security threat of greatest concern in 2010. General Employee Theft dropped from 1st to 2nd position and Workplace Violence Prevention/Response moved up from 4th to 3rd position.

1. Environmental/Social: Robberies
2. General Employee Theft
3. Workplace Violence Prevention/Response
4. Unethical Business Conduct
5. Intellectual Property/Brand Protection/Product Counterfeiting
6. (tie) Property Crime (e.g., external theft, vandalism)
6. (tie) Cyber/Communications Security: Internet/Intranet Security (including e-mail/e-commerce)
8. Employee Selection/Screening
9. Identity Theft
10. (tie) Fraud/White-Collar Crime
10. (tie) Crisis Management and Response: Political Unrest/Regional Instability/National Disasters

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