The week of September 20, 2015, AlliedBarton Security Services is establishing the first annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week. Subsequent years will feature this event during the third full week of September.
“Successful leaders are surrounded by highly motivated and capable people who build relationships based on respect with a focus on results.”
November 5, 2013
“Managers care for the body of the organization. But leaders care for the spirit. And great leaders care about both. That is not my saying, but it is how I view leadership in any successful business,” says Tim Caddigan, Director, Corporate Security & Facilities for Altria Client Services.
In my last column I wrote about the “Human Factor” of access control and identification. I now recall several negative incidents that I experienced as a security director involving security staffs screening persons entering the lobbies of hospitals.
There’s no ‘I” in team…or is there? When it comes to the security director-integrator relationship, the “I” – the security integrator – can often help an enterprise’s security operations to achieve goals, maximize resources and create partnerships that have long-term benefits.
Schools, businesses and enterprises across the world have experienced a paradigm shift since the terrorist attacks on Paris and Belgium. As active shooters and terrorists get more creative in choosing and evaluating softer targets, security leaders are striving to keep their enterprises safe and alert without damaging the culture.