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Articles by Lynn Mattice

Debating the NSA, Espionage and Hackers with Congressman Mike Rogers

A Frank Look at the World Today with Congressman Mike Rogers

U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI) is hard at work in Washington D.C., despite Congressional recess, when other lawmakers have returned to their respective districts and even the President and his family escape the heat to a vacation destination. 


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How to Manage Physical Asset Risk

Our journey on the road to transforming to an Enterprise Risk Management based program, one of the more traditional security sweet spots, is our next area of focus.

Our journey on the road to transforming to an Enterprise Risk Management based program, one of the more traditional security sweet spots, is our next area of focus.


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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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Why Risk Intelligence is the Key to Successful Security

Risk intelligence is one of the most important of the core elements which must be established when building a successful and effective enterprise risk management program.

Risk intelligence is the final and probably one of the most important of the core elements which must be established when building a successful and effective enterprise risk management program. 


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Building Strong Policies for Ongoing Structure and Security

In every element of our daily lives there are rules that guide our behavior. These rules come to us in many forms. From the time we are infants, our parents teach us what types of behaviors are acceptable and those that are not. We all remember the dreaded “No” from our mothers or fathers which was usually coupled with a stern look on their face.
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Founding Security on Enterprise Risk Management

Utilizing the principles, standards and methodologies of ERM and/or ISO 31000 as the foundation of security programs is vital in order to transform your security program to holistically address the full scope of the risk, threat and hazard landscape that your organization faces today and into the future. Going forward, we will provide some insight into the concepts of ERM and why it is so important to utilize ERM as the foundation of your security program.
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Reflecting on Becoming a Better Business Leader

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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OSAC Annual Meeting Presented Strong Line-Up, Solutions

Cofer Black, Jon Huntsman, Fran Townsend and John McClurg were only a few of the presenters at this year's OSAC annual meeting in Washington, D.C.


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Measuring the Wild West Risks of Cyber Crime

When I was growing up in New Jersey, if someone hit you in the nose and took your lunch money, well, you didn’t eat lunch that day. In the cyber world the punches are bigger, the dollars are tremendous and you don’t eat lunch because once your intellectual and physical property is gone, so are the jobs and paychecks that IP created.
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A Missed Opportunity for Corporate Security Executives

Under the leadership of Clark Kent Ervin, director of the Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Group, the inaugural Aspen Security Forum was held during the last week of June at the
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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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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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