Security Leadership and Management

Gartner: 2015 Will See Development of Digital Risk Officer Role

July 15, 2014

More than half of Chief Executive Officers will have a senior digital leader role in their staff by the end of 2015. However, the duties of a Digital Risk Officer would be very different than a chief information security officer (CISO). 


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ASIS Foundation Releases Security Performance Metrics Research Report

July 2, 2014

The ASIS Foundation has released a major metrics research report and security metrics tool.


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Managing Risk Across the Enterprise

The key to the risk-based security program is that no matter what issue you examine, every one of them affects the reputation of the enterprise in one manner or another.
July 1, 2014

Once the risk matrix has been populated, management must then prioritize the risks and determine which are the most critical to the viability, survivability and resilience of the enterprise. When that prioritization has been completed, various functions within the organization can be tasked to design the appropriate solution for the risk involved.


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Enterprise Benefits from the Security 500

The Security 500 Benchmark Program is your tool to enter your security-related data and receive a confidential and free benchmarking report.
July 1, 2014

New this year is that all participating enterprises have the option to be included in the Security 500 rankings numerically or to be listed alphabetically. We have made this change to allow those concerned with numerical rankings to be included and recognized among the best security leaders in the world.


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Building Security's Brand for Better Buy-in

In a wired world that is also full of risk, an enterprise’s reputation can be destroyed in hours.
June 1, 2014

We share threat information throughout all areas of the organization, we coordinate response events, mitigating controls and we also report to our executive staff and regulatory group on incidents and events. My organization was formed to reduce reputational, financial, operational, and compliance related risks.”


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Lessons Learned from Security 500 Palo Alto

How little opex can you spend and still get the job done
June 1, 2014

Perhaps the most valuable learning from this panel was that there is not and may never be a “one size fits all” solution for our industry. While there are many economic and operational advantages to a single provider, there are also some risks associated with this model.


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Controlling Brand Risk

How the market perceives a company and its brand(s) ultimately dictates success or failure.
June 1, 2014

Constant vigilance in the marketplace is vital to understanding, responding to and mitigating incidents that can have a devastating impact on your enterprise’s brand and reputation.


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Experts Warn of EMP Disaster

May 14, 2014

Expert testimony before Congress warned that an electromagnetic pulse attack on our power grid and electronic infrastructure could leave most Americans dead.


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Why the Security Talent Gap Is the Next Big Crisis

The next national security crisis may be a lack of ability to mitigate or respond to such an attack because frankly, there’s no one available to mitigate the attack or respond to it.
May 1, 2014

The battle means that companies might be in danger of losing simply because they lack the manpower to deal with it. The battle means that companies looking for more security staff aren’t going to find them – they’re going to have to create them.


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Finding Sustainability's Purpose in Security

The most environmentally sustainable building in the world is the Change Initiative Building in Dubai, based on the LEED Commercial Interiors rating system.
May 1, 2014

At the recent ISC West Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, sustainable security solutions were both everywhere and nowhere. As a judge for the Security Industry Association’s New Product Showcase at ISC West this year, I had the opportunity to participate on one of seven judging committees.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine

July 2014

2014 July

In the July issue of Security Magazine, read about how the NFL is balancing security with fan experience to make sure sporting events are running smoothly. If you're doing any traveling this summer, be sure to read the 5 hot spots for business travel security, also, employers can track on-the-go employees with new mobile apps. Also, check out the latest news and industry innovations for the security industry.

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