Security Leadership and Management

Think You Know How to Investigate a Theft or Fraud? Think Again. Here’s the Right Way to Do It

Many investigators actually have very poor interview skills – here’s how to conduct an interview the right way to gather the information that you need.

An interview is a structured question-and-answer session designed for a purpose – to elicit information.

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What CEOs Think, 2011: Time to Jump on the Vision Bandwagon

Boss can be a noun or a verb. It can also be a cheerleader and partner with the aim of meeting and exceeding enterprise goals according to an organization’s mission. 

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Rebuilding Influence after Corporate Restructuring

Company reorganizations are a fact of business that may have grown more frequent as our economy has changed in recent years. 

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The Big Picture

Christina Duffey sees the big picture. She also believes that “the bar” has been raised in the security profession as employers, contractors and governments and others are increasingly taking additional steps to ensure that they are hiring or working with the most skilled and knowledgeable individuals in the business.

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Leading and Managing in a Global Economy

You have to think globally in everything you do,” says Sandy Sandquist, director of Global Security for General Mills. 

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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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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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Security Magazine

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2015 January

In the January 2015 issue of Security, learn how PTZ and fixed dome cameras do dual duty in video production and surveillance applications, improve security on college campuses, and how to better cope with harsh environments in surveillance. 

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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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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.

Visit the Critical Infrastructure page to read more.