As globalization and connectivity impacts businesses worldwide, international business travelers face a wide range of risks, many of which they can bring home with them. However, these threats aren’t always understood by the average traveler. So what threats are facing international business travelers this year, and how can enterprises communicate those risks and policies effectively? We asked Chris Duvall, Senior Director at The Chertoff Group, to share some of his insights and best practices.
While the specific day-to-day tasks for a Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) may vary from organization to organization, there are typical, core functions that are universally familiar, be it crisis management, travel security or executive protection. Responsibility for the safety, security and well-being of an organization, its assets, people and reputation has widespread institutional impact.
When traveling for business or pleasure, it’s important to always be conscious of the fact that hotels are a target for criminals, terrorists, and the mentally unstable. Here is a personal safety checklist to share with your C-Suite, frequent business travelers and your security team from an expert who has spent more than 30 years in intelligence and international security.
In an enterprise with a robust Executive Protection (EP) program, it is the job of that team to ensure the physical safety of the principal and also the principal’s and his or her organization’s reputations.
Your job is to be the curator and custodian of the organization’s security story. Your security story is the sum of all the ways your company defends assets, meets compliance and market criteria, implementing the right technologies that keep these said valuable assets safe.
In an era defined by instantaneous social sharing, unprecedented transparency and 24/7 news coverage, Chief Security Officers (CSOs) find themselves with a new job: communications.
Today’s security teams have much less time to control the narrative. CSOs are expected to know key details immediately and prepare responses more rapidly. And responses often include talking points, which means coordinating with corporate communications, PR, marketing and others.