Security Leadership and Management

Lessons Learned from Security 500 Palo Alto

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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.
By Jerry Brennan and Lynn Mattice
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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

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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.
By Diane Ritchey
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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

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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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How to Add Resiliency to Your Risk Management Strategy

The latest buzzword these days is “Resiliency,” which for all intents and purposes is really nothing more than a new term for business continuity planning (BCP) in the private sector and continuity of operations planning (COP) in the public sector.
By Jerry Brennan and Lynn Mattice
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Probably the most important first step an organization should take in developing their BCP/COP program is to conduct an inventory of all of the enterprise’s processes, assets and resources (PAR). No one has the time or resources to boil the ocean, so once the inventory has been completed, the next step involves prioritizing the PAR list from the most critical to the least important.


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NCS4 to Offer CSSP Review Course

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Interested in the Certified Sport Security Professional (CSSP) certification program, but not sure where to start studying for the exam? NCS4’s intensive review course covers the knowledge domains relevant to the exam while providing invaluable networking with Subject Matter Experts and peers in the field.


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Boosting Cybersecurity Agility with Startups’ Innovation

By Rick Gordon
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Enterprise security professionals and risk officers today are faced with many daunting challenges.
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Adding Value with Long-Term Integrator Partnerships

How can CSOs get the most out of their security systems integrator partnerships?
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Find out how six enterprise security leaders are working with their long-term integrators to save money, reduce downtime and mitigate risk.


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Measuring the Role of Risk Transfer in Cybersecurity Management

Recent events have catapulted cyber threats from a compartmentalized CISO responsibility to a boardroom discussion about director liability.
By Robert Liscouski and David W. White
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An engaged leadership team already understands the greater domain awareness provided by converged surveillance systems, but how about the next step toward robust risk management: cybersecurity and cyberspecific insurance?


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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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September 2014

2014 September

In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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