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Women Step onto the Global Security Stage

TechMag recently published an article, “Women Take Their Place on the Global Security Stage,” featuring Watermark’s Vice President of Education Services, Dr. Jennifer Hesterman. The article focused on how women are making new and important strides in the security field. This is an overview of the article, focusing on the contribution of Dr. Hesterman. To […]

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Airport Security Threats

Airports are facing more security challenges than ever. The number of air passengers is doubling every 15 years just as security dangers multiply across the world. Technology is enabling massive advances in security, but there are other elements that should be embraced — from exploring the power of human intuition to the lessons learnt by […]

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Stop Using Spreadsheets to Run Your Business

by Denise Limato Are you using software like Microsoft Excel and other spreadsheets to run your business instead of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system? If so, let’s look at a practice that appears to help you be more efficient, but is actually holding you back. To put this in context, we need to look […]

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Business Growth and Survival: Hope is Not a Strategy

Most small businesses want to grow and thrive, however, few have the strategic plans or suitable processes in place to survive. Many companies believe that hard work equals success, but this isn’t always true. One cannot simply survive on hope alone. Deliberate planning and developed processes are crucial to success.   Keys To Success  In order to succeed, you must start […]

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Watermark Accepts Award for Best Places to Work 2019

Watermark is thrilled to have accepted the award for the Best Places to Work 2019 in the Washington, D.C. Area for the second consecutive year at a special gala in May. The award, bestowed by the Washington Business Journal, was presented to Watermark at a reception on May 16th at the MGM National Harbor Hotel […]

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  • Watermark Completes the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

    14 Aug 2018

    By Julie Moffett This past spring, Watermark Risk Management International, LLC completed the highly selective and competitive Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program (10KSB). Watermark was one honored to be one of 159 companies selected out of 2,000 candidates to attend the National Cohort 9. Watermark’s President, Kevin Hodges, attended on the company’s behalf and […]

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  • Behavioral Aspects of Biosecurity

    31 Jul 2018

    By Josh Kurjan In almost all cases, security incidents are preceded by distinct and observable patterns of behavior. If identified and managed prior to a biosecurity incident, the risk of such an incident occurring or succeeding can be significantly reduced. It costs far less to prevent an incident than it does to manage the consequences […]

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  • Mitigating Insider Threat

    17 Jul 2018

    By Dr. Jennifer Hesterman There is a persistent lack of research and data analysis regarding insider threats, making it the least understood and appreciated danger to an organization or venue. Countering an insider threat requires a multi-faceted approach and starts with intense screening during the hiring process. Is there an employee in your organization that […]

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  • A “White Hat” Hacker’s Perspective on Cybersecurity

    6 Jul 2018

    Dr. Jenni Hesterman Is your company doing all it can to protect itself against hacking? Check in with the experts. I recently attended a security conference with a great session on cybersecurity where a so-called “white hat” hacker gave a fascinating presentation. This individual was a professional hired by companies to test their information security. […]

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  • Growing Pains and the Wet Paper Towel Syndrome

    19 Jun 2018

    By Denise Limato Today’s healthy business economy has fueled exponential growth for some companies. Are you prepared to scale your internal processes to handle the demands placed by such growth? Growing pains are universal across all companies. Processes and procedures that achieve the desired end result when a company is small work only because the […]

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