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Security Leadership and Management

How to Safeguard Your Information Assets

How are lapses in cyber security leading to the loss of billions of dollars worth of intellectual property?

In today’s “Internet of Everything,” most enterprises dramatically underestimate the extent and scope of cyber-based attacks.


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How Female Terrorists Use Preconceptions to their Advantage

Male terrorists tend to get most of the press, but terrorist cells are recruiting more women, often due to security forces considering them less suspicious.

 The May 2013 edition of the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist Listincluded its first woman – Joanne Chesimard, wanted for the 1973 killing of a New Jersey State Trooper.  


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How to Train Your Security Training Program

The foundation for creating a security department is risk evaluation and training, and taking training out of the binder and using it in the field could be the key to a thriving program.

 No matter if you have a proprietary or contracted security force, these officers must be properly trained.  


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Why CSOs Lose Their Influence and Get Fired

Your path to a pink slip might have started on day one – it’s failure in the soft skills that gets enterprise security executives fired.

You might already be on your way to a pink slip – according to industry experts, the termination process might begin before a CSO even starts work at a new enterprise.


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5 Points to Securing the Global Enterprise

Large enterprises’ unique security and operational needs require a streamlined approach to technology deployment.
When seeking effective security in the face of fast-evolving threats, large enterprises need assistance and a robust plan to address the challenges inherent to securing a global business. It is especially important to consider the following
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6 Public-Private Partnerships that Push Beyond Information-Sharing

How can a public-private partnership help you reach past the status quo to move the business forward?

Las Vegas city and Clark County Sheriff Douglas C. Gillespie relies heavily on one public-private partnership in particular – the Southern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center


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What keeps CEOs Up At Night?

What can CSOs learn from a CEO’s perspective on risk?

To get a 20,000-foot CEO view of global risk, the Lloyd’s Risk Index provides a good lens. This year’s global survey polled 588 C-Suite and board level executives from both larger and smaller businesses (mostly smaller) and included a broad, global participation base.


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Leading Security at 1,700 Feet

How does Keith Kambic manage security for the Willis Tower, the tallest building in Chicago?

 Next month, Chicago will host the ASIS Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-26, at McCormick Place. When attendees have free time, they might want to visit the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower), which stands tall above the Chicago skyline and is one of the most famous landmarks for the city.  


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Understanding People, Your Enterprise’s Top Asset and Risk

Singing Kumbayah won’t keep insider threats away.

People are always viewed as the most important asset in your enterprise. There has been a significant amount of press about the increasing levels of external risk an enterprise must face on a day-to-day basis.


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How Four Young Professionals Chose Careers in Security

Beginning a career in security can be intimidating – what training did they need to achieve their goals?

 Two security end users, a security consultant and a security vendor: four young professionals who all chose security as their first career.  


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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.

Podcasts

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 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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