Security Leadership and Management

Weather Talk

Ray O’Hara, president of ASIS International for 2011, once explained the importance of CSOs understanding the entire business, beyond their security roles.

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Workplace Violence Focus of General Session at ASIS 2011

Violence in the workplace continues to make news headlines and is a growing concern to security, human resources, and management across all industries. Threats, verbal abuse, physical assault, and homicide in the workplace affect two million American workers annually.

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Money Makes Security ‘Go Round’

In the 1972 musicalCabaret,directed by Bob Fosse, actors Liza Minnelli and Joel Gray perform the song Money Money. In this classic song, Minnelli and Gray sing: Money makes the world go around…the world go around...

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Securing the Vertical Village in Chicago

Well known in Chicagoland, but perhaps not so well known elsewhere, the Aon Center is a quiet, dignified building in the Chicago skyline. Height and location give its tenants remarkable views in all directions.

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Why Security Needs a ‘Great Conversation’

In my role as a strategic advisor, I am asked by executives to help them plan, execute and measure their business model and strategy. 

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Six Things about Business Every Security Manager Needs to Know

There they are; half-dozen things that all managers need to better understand to be effective.
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On the Track of OSAC: Dubai - ISMA/OSAC Regional Security Conference

Well-rested from our February foray into Iraq, Peter Ford and I are once again converging on a site in the Mid-East—not for a Country Council this time--but rather a large gathering of more than 225 Regional Security Officers, OSAC analysts, and Private-Sector Security Representatives...

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Embracing Change: The Key to the Future of Security

 Over the last two decades, the security business has evolved at a pace never before seen.  We all seem to have more and more of thosedays when NOTHING works as planned. 

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Why Superphone Hacks Are Your Business

Many of you in the traditional roles of corporate, investigations and physical security may not think your organization has an active role in your organization’s telephony security polices and programs. Well, at least not on the risk management side of the equation.

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Security’s Role in Corporate Social Responsibility

If your Board of Directors and CEO have begun asking you about social responsibility, you’re not alone. The Security Executive Council has noticed an uptick in the number of security executives being asked to run corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs for their organizations.

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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.


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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2014 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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Security Emergency Preparedness Training

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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