As enterprises expand across the globe, so do the responsibilities of a security executive. Industry experts weigh in on wide-ranging issues from international investigations to supply chain resilience and more.
Security Integrators are a necessary link between security product manufacturers and enterprise security leaders. In this regular column, we ask leading security integrators what trends they’re seeing on the horizon, and how security enterprise leaders can be prepared.
Focusing on critical issues facing security leaders, security industry stalwart Lynn Mattice shares solutions to the quandaries today’s CSOs must address, such as gaining buy-in, budgetary challenges, talent acquisition and security risk management.
The world has become significantly more dangerous for business travelers and especially for those who are given short or long-term assignments away from their home base of operations. Dramatic changes in conditions across the domestic landscape as well as across the world have driven significant enhancements to corporate travel security programs.
Companies increasingly want a better understanding of what contributes to predicting performance in possible new hires. They want to better understand a candidate’s motivation, values, beliefs and goals in addition to their competencies. This allows the hiring organization to better assess whether there are personality characteristics and traits that, when pushed to extremes, will impede the individual’s ability to be effective in executing the responsibilities of the position.
As a leader, you get very few opportunities to create a culture of discipline around the goals and vision for your team. Over the last few years, this core leadership trait of “engagement” has become an imperative. How can you invite your employees into your vision and mission and have them make it their own?
Something potentially groundbreaking is happening in New York, and its impact is being felt globally. Still, if you’re not in the financial services industry, and specifically regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), you may have missed it. What is this change? In short, it’s the first of what may become a wave of stringent state cybersecurity regulations that impose “minimum standards” on industry.
What is ‘new age’ terrorism? In a paper addressing changes in terrorism, Dr. Arvind Adityaraj states: “…the magnitude of violence, lethality and the extensive use of technology to disseminate ideology, indoctrinate, and mold the mind of the youth in their fold…[with] business-like network structures clearly point towards the significant departure of old terrorism.”
Research from Glassdoor found that 57 percent of people said benefits and perks are among their top considerations before accepting a job, and four in five workers say they would prefer new benefits over a pay raise.
Who are the Most Influential People in Security? Find out which security leaders are making a difference in the September issue of Security magazine! Also, read about how New York is shaking up cybersecurity, changes in drone legislation, three steps to prepare for the GDPR, school surveillance savings and more.