Security Leadership and Management

Reflecting on Becoming a Better Business Leader

January 2, 2013

When Security magazine approached us to write a monthly column, we took some time to ponder how to best serve the current and emerging security leaders which are this column’s target audience.  We are delighted to have this opportunity to explore a broad range of topics in today’s complex environment of risk, threats and hazards.

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Predicting Security’s Next Moves in 2013

December 1, 2012
As we enter 2013, it’s time for a few predictions. Here are my eight contributions to the New Year’s security forecast:
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How Ryder Secures the Supply Chain

December 1, 2012
From point A to point B and in between: securing the supply chain is becoming an increasingly high-profile issue among enterprises, and it is growing in complexity. How do we protect our nation’s borders against terrorism and drug threats while still facilitating trade and the free flow of goods?
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Security’s 2012 Accomplishments and 2013 To-Do List

December 1, 2012

At the New Year we find ourselves reflecting on who we are as an industry, what we’re doing and where we hope to be. Our ongoing research of security-related issues has shed light on some remarkable changes in the security industry in the last ten years, many of which are driven by technology advances and shifts in the business environment.

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How Business and Risk Drivers Impact Mitigation Strategy

December 1, 2012
As business changes, so does – or so should – security. The direction of business can have significant consequences for security, both internally – in terms of influence, funding and organizational structure – and externally – in new threats, new risk, new mitigation requirements. Are you watching business trends and thinking about how they should impact security and your strategies to mitigate risk?
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BYOD Puts One in Three organization’s Corporate Security at Risk

November 15, 2012

Businesses are putting their corporate security at risk, with one in three organizations (33 percent) allowing their staff unrestricted access to corporate resources from their personal smartphones, according to a survey.

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ASIS International and RIMS to Develop Joint Risk Asessment ANSI Standard

November 15, 2012

ASIS International and RIMS announced their collaboration on a joint Risk Assessment American National Standard.

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New Violence in the Workplace Fact Sheet Emphasizes Prevention

November 12, 2012

The National Institute for Prevention of Workplace Violence, Inc. has released its 2013 Workplace Violence Fact Sheet.

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ASIS, SHRM to Develop Joint Investigations ANSI Standard

Security Leadership and Management -- ASIS International
November 9, 2012

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and ASIS International are joining forces to develop an ANSI standard for Managing the Investigative Process -- Guidance on Conducting Investigations. 

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Security 500 Trends: Thanks for Nothing

November 1, 2012
Really, Security 500 Members, when we add up all of the leadership, subject matter expertise and business acumen you bring to your enterprises, what happens? Absolutely Nothing. Well, it is my turn, with the publication of the Security 500, to say to each of the 500 who have been ranked on this year’s prestigious list: “Thanks for Nothing.”
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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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In the July issue of Security Magazine, read about how the NFL is balancing security with fan experience to make sure sporting events are running smoothly. If you're doing any traveling this summer, be sure to read the 5 hot spots for business travel security, also, employers can track on-the-go employees with new mobile apps. Also, check out the latest news and industry innovations for the security industry.

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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

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