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.
As security leaders gain increasing responsibility for cybersecurity, Security columnist Steven Chabinsky – General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer for CrowdStrike and former Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI’s Cyber Division – guides enterprise security executives through cybersecurity standards, frameworks, risks and management techniques.
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.
Safe City initiatives typically start with the integration of security video. In most cases the cameras are operated by the police department or other local government entities such as Departments of Transportation, or Emergency Operations Centers.
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.
When the Department of Homeland Security purposefully dropped data disks and USB flash drives in the parking lots of federal agencies and government contractors, 60 percent of the found objects were inserted into an agency or contractor network.
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?