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Today’s successful enterprise risk and security leaders focus solely on assuring and enabling the enterprise. In turn, Security’s unique and vital mission is simple: providing information and solutions to help these powerful decision-makers do their jobs. That includes selecting partners and providers for technology and services that address physical, logical, cyber and enterprise resilience.
Led by Editor-in-Chief Diane Ritchey and Managing Editor Claire Meyer, Security’s must-read content is developed with input from industry thought-leaders.
As a result, Security addresses strategic and practical management issues:
Editorial in Security magazine offers practical tips and advice on overcoming everyday problems faced by enterprise security executives professionals in 18 sectors, including healthcare, K-12 and University, banking and finance, critical infrastructure, retail, government and more.
Study the table of contents and the types of news, features and columns to get a feel for what you can contribute. Come up with ideas for future articles for Security magazine. Most articles have a “how-to-do-it” approach and offer readers tips for making specific improvements in the security enterprise.
Security magazine welcomes contributions from enterprise security executives, including:
Please refer to our editorial calendar for a complete list of article topics. However, your article doesn’t necessarily need to tie into the content that is scheduled for a particular issue. Security magazine does not accept bylined articles or interviews from security vendors.
Submissions may be sent to us at any time, year-round.
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Articles that have proven to be very successful with Security eNewsletter subscribers often include how-to guides, step-by-step breakdowns of a security process, or general best practices to address specific problems or risks in the enterprise.
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