Sebastian, G. (2021). Privacy directive compliance relating to increased adoption of emerging technologies: As technologies continue to emerge, governments rush to address the growing privacy concerns. This article discusses some of the largest privacy regulations. ISSA Journal, 19(12), 15–18. The article explores how emerging technologies are redefining the technology landscape with over $4 trillion global spendings annually in this sector. The implications of these emerging technologies, such as Internet of Things (IoT) devices powered by AI and data analytics enabling smart machines and automation, to be deployed in an increasing number of processes are explored and planning necessity discussed.
Schoemaker, P. J. H., & Day, G. (2021). Preparing organizations for greater turbulence. California Management Review, 63(4), 66–88. https://doi.org/10.1177/00081256211022039 This journal article discusses the organizational posture required to embrace the future unknowns. The fulcrum of organizational changes rests with the leadership team by demonstrating a strong commitment to vigilance at all levels and reinforcing this by making targeted investments in foresight capabilities. These strategic moves also need to be supported by corresponding changes in the strategy-making process and by ensuring accountability and coordination of vigilance activities throughout the enterprise.
Lee, M., Kwon, H., & Yoon, H. (2022). Compliance-driven cybersecurity planning based on formalized attack patterns for instrumentation and control systems of nuclear power plants. Security & Communication Networks, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/4714899 This paper proposes a compliance-driven approach for a developer to select the appropriate security controls when preparing the security requirements during the early development phase of a system; This same approach can be used by an organization to formalize the representation of attack patterns and security control patterns and identified the relationships between these patterns. Using this insight and data analytics, planning for the future to meet compliance requirements can be accomplished.
Shuman, D. (2022). COVID-19’s impact on organizational cybersecurity posture. ISSA Journal, 20(1), 19–26. The article reports that the organizational cybersecurity landscapes changed as a result of employees working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This research is a review of the cybersecurity landscape of the transformed workforce. This includes the scope of pandemic telework, how threats changed, and the cyberattacks observed. Implications for changes in policy, compliance, and laws are discussed.