RFID-based access control can build those consumer-friendly functions for enterprises while still streamlining the business for smoother operations and security.
January 6, 2014
In the consumerization of IT, such as the Bring Your Own Device movement, employees and stakeholders want their services delivered according to their preferences, and more and more are demanding digital, high-tech solutions.
“It is important for CEOs to understand that the safety and security departments provide an important role in protecting the brand reputation.”
November 5, 2013
“Leadership is best done by leading by example and through respect for others,” says Patrick Murphy, Senior Director, Global Safety and Security Services for Marriott International Inc. The black belt martial arts professional turned CSO has set the example for leadership during his outstanding career. “After martial arts, I asked myself, ‘Now what?’ I saw an advertisement for an executive protection academy. One thing led to another, and before I knew it I was a bodyguard for the Chairman and President of what was at first a small, fast-growing company.”
The hospitality industry is fighting to eliminate the issue of magstripe keycards being demagnetized by cell phones and other electronics, and many companies are solving the problem by switching over to RFID contactless locks.
For the next generation of enterprise security leaders, is there a clear path forward to success? Enterprise security leaders discuss mentorships, education, certifications and the skills new CSOs and CISOs will need to succeed in their evolving roles and bring value to the business. But the problem is: with existing security leadership roles varying so widely, is the development of a uniform skill set even possible?