Every year, Security magazine is pleased to honor top security executives and leaders who positively impact the security industry, their organization, their colleagues and peers, as well as the national and global security landscape.
Hospitals and medical centers face a panoply of threats and challenges around data security, yet the healthcare field has not yet responded as quickly as others, according to chief information security officers (CISOs) and others close to such institutions.
I’m pleased to offer an excerpt from the book Becoming a Global Chief Security Executive Officer: A How to Guide for Next Generation Security Leaders, by author Roland Cloutier and published by Syngress.
William J. Bratton will step down from his position as the commissioner of the New York Police Department next month to take a job in the private sector. This move will mark the end of Bratton’s 45-year career in public life.
Who are the thought-leaders pushing the security industry forward, in government, cybersecurity, corporate security and education? Learn about this year’s security champions in our annual Most Influential People in Security report. Also in this issue: Data security concerns for healthcare institutions; ruggedized security technology; covert surveillance installations; how to polish up your resume and references; infinity background screening for workplace violence risk mitigation and more.