Chosen by their colleagues, peers and fellow security industry professionals, these 21 leaders of corporate security, government, think tanks, universities, cybersecurity and more have proven themselves as some of the most influential people in security.
Security technology may often focus on visually-based technology, but audio options – from intercoms to mass notification to audio detection – are fast becoming core pieces of a robust security system.
Board training is a vital aspect of effective ethics and compliance programs, but fewer organizations are providing training to their board members – in 2017, only 44 percent of organizations are providing this education, compared to 58 percent in 2016. According to the NAVEX Global 2017 Ethics & Compliance Training Benchmark Report, only 17 percent of new directors received ethics and compliance training, and only one-fourth of organizations cover cybersecurity and cyber risk with the board.
In addition to its research into cybercrime, terrorism and security threats worldwide, the George Washington University’s Center for Cyber & Homeland Security’s Program on Extremism homes in on extremist and terrorist threats and trends, seeking to provide empirical information that policymakers and security leaders can wrap their heads around on this complex and evolving challenge.
If a data breach can happen to Home Depot and Target, it can happen to us,” says Lee Bailey, Director of IT Security and Operations for ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, a mid-sized business in Florida with 140 locations and around 1,000 employees.
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