Security Leadership and Management

Solutions for security executives to lead and manage their security staff, mitigate risk for their enterprise and show security's value in the C-suite.

ARTICLES

Apple Will No Longer Unlock iOS Devices For Police

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Apple said it would not unlock encrypted iPhones and iPads for law enforcement under most circumstances.


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How Politics in IT Can Put Enterprises at Risk

By Dan Ross
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Every size and type of business is faced with IT and security challenges of ever-increasing variety and complexity.
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Report says Homeland Security is Not Prepared for Pandemic

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A federal investigation has found that the DHS is totally "ill-prepared" for a pandemic.


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The Most Influential People in Security 2014

Each year, Security magazine honors top security executives who positively impact the security industry, their organization, their colleagues and their peers.
By Diane Ritchey
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This year’s Most Influential is organized by five categories: Corporate Security Practitioners, Public Sector Security, University/Think Tanks, Cybersecurity and State/Local Government Security.


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How to Adjust Security for Hazardous Locations

Many enterprises are looking beyond the U.S. shores to expand into emerging markets.
By Claire Meyer
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Employees traveling abroad often want to spend off-hours and weekends sightseeing, but that doesn’t mean that enterprises can lose track of them during that time.


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Register Now for the Security 500 Conference at OSAC

The 2014 Security 500 Conference has an unprecedented “don’t miss” program planned for attendees.
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The Security 500 has also partnered with ASIS by inviting their CSO Roundtable members.


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Measuring U.S. Security Perceptions

ACCORDING TO THE 2014 Unisys Security Index, the top three individual concerns in the U.S. are identity theft, bankcard fraud and national security in relation to war or terrorism.
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On the Internet security side, 37 percent of Americans are seriously concerned about the security of shopping or banking online.


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Who is Facilitating Insider Threats?

Are enterprises in an impossible situation when it comes to dealing with insider threats?
By Jerry Brennan and Lynn Mattice
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While legislators have passed a multitude of statutes to aid in the protection of our economic interests pertaining to data systems – non-physical assets and privacy – frequently any course of action is still determined by the concept of monetary loss and treated as if someone was stealing or damaging physical assets, or as in the case of the Stored Communications Act (SCA), creating a statue that has been described as dense and confusing to even legal scholars.


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Managing Security for a Growing Corporate Campus

The Cox Enterprises campus went from having one employee entrance to three, in addition to a visitor entrance.
By Claire Meyer
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While the police and fire department response times are good in Sandy Springs, Georgia, in medical emergencies, security officers are often the first on the scene. The G4S officers are trained in first aid and automated external defibrillator (AED) devices.


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How Atlanta Increased Security by Sharing Surveillance

Atlanta’s Operation Shield Video Integration Center (VIC) started with a mere 17 city-funded cameras three years ago.
By Claire Meyer
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Through the VIC, private-sector enterprises can join the program for a small licensing fee, and tie their exterior surveillance cameras into the VIC network. Or, if they prefer, enterprises (especially small businesses or residential complexes) can lease a camera from the police department or another proprietary business.


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Stanley Customer Appreciation Event at ASIS 2011

Customers enjoyed the annual Stanley customer appreciation event during ASIS 2011 in Orlando.

PRODUCTS

Security Convergence

Security Convergence

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$59.95
Security Convergence describes the movement in business to combine the roles of physical security and security management with network computer security measures within an organization. This is the first book to discuss the subject of security convergence, providing real-world illustrations of implementation and the cost-saving benefits that result. View
Effective Security Management

Effective Security Management

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$85.95
This latest edition of Effective Security Management retains the qualities that made the previous editions a standard of the profession: a readable, comprehensive guide to the planning, staffing, and operation of the security function within an organization. View
Risk Analysis and the Security Survey

Risk Analysis and the Security Survey

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$79.95
Security and risk management are principally concerned with the protection and conservation of corporate assets and resources. View
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The Web Application Hacker's Handbook: Discovering and Exploiting Security Flaws 2E

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$60.00
This book is a practical guide to discovering and exploiting security flaws in web applications. The authors explain each category of vulnerability using real-world examples, screen shots and code extracts. View

EVENTS

Combatting Security Challenges of an Urban University

1/30/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On Demand Attendees of this webinar will learn about the framework for building Penn’s neighborhood initiative program, how to build and gain support from the community “beyond university walls” and unique ways to partner with local law enforcement.

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How To Make Nothing Happen: Performing Self Assessments and Adjusting Security Strategies

6/17/14
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Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand With our panel of experts, this webinar will outline best practices for continuous improvement using self-assessment procedures that are a cost effective means to establish the status of your current program, identify weaknesses and set goals for improvement.

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A Major Intelligence Failure by the U.S. Government: How It Impacts Enterprise Security

9/16/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas
The Intelligence Community (IC) has ignored blatant attacks on American business for at least the past 30 years. In 1995 the Intelligence Policy Board included "Industry" as a ?legitimate consumer of intelligence. The? IC's response was to state that Industry is not their "Customer". What is behind the IC's refusal to support the very economic base that they depend on for funding? Read More

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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.

Podcasts

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

September 2014

2014 September

In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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