Security Leadership and Management

Buy a Coke, Copy a Class Lesson, Oh, and Open a Door

By Bill Zalud
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Card access control, especially newer multi-functional approaches, can do more than secure a door or provide entry to a parking garage. Today, a card, sometimes branded to the issuing organization,
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Security Innovations Today and Tomorrow: More Personal, Versatile and Mobile

By Bill Zalud
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Country Joe McDonald sung his question about war in the 1960s: “It’s 1-2-3, what are we fighting for?” Well, besides freedom and survival and dispatching evil, often one outcome of
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Leadership Books That Are Worth the Read

By Marleah Blades
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Most of us recognize the importance of “continuing education,” whether in the form of courses, certifications, seminars, or books. We asked members of the Security Executive Council, and their deputies,
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Workplace Violence: It’s Security’s Business

By Diane Ritchey
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Remember the term “going postal”? It originated in August 1986, when post office employee Patrick Henry Sherrill in Edmund, Okla. shot two of his supervisors and then killed 14 other co-workers and injured several others. He then turned the gun on himself and committed suicide.
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Whose Email Is It Anyway?

By Bill Zalud
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Some policies, procedures and measures can be counterproductive when it comes to protecting emails, voicemails and communicating of large data files, contends Steven Brower of the law firm Buchalter Nemer.
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Degree in Homeland Security Offers Multiple Specializations

By Hannah Cranville
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 Pennsylvania State Police use helicopters like this one, which served during the 2009 G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, to protect the Commonwealth. Photo courtesy of Penn State Outreach MarketingTerrorist threats continue
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Leading Up

By Marleah Blades
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How do you measure leadership success? Certainly, you can look down the chain and see whether your function and your team are accomplishing their objectives. You can usually tell if your staff is motivated and if they’re eager to follow you. But strong leadership isn’t just about how you relate to the people below you on the reporting ladder. It’s also about how you relate to those above.


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Leading the Troops at TSA

By Diane Ritchey
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Keith C. Blowe spent 28 years serving this Nation in the U.S. Army, culminating his military career in a key leadership role as the chief law enforcement and force protection
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Public and Private Security: Bridging the Gap

By Diane Ritchey
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The infamous border between southwest U.S. and Mexico. G4S security personnel are working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to help secure it. The city of Vancouver partnered with a private
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What Your CEO Thinks: As Recession Recedes, Security Execs Feel C-Suite Spotlight

By Bill Zalud
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How does John Imhoff, director, Office of Firm Security for Ernst & Young, sell his security ideas to the C suite? “By communicating security’s value…and establishing a routine that creates the expectation of essential information on a regular basis.”
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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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August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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