The Homeland Security Department ranked last in overall satisfaction amongst 19 large federal agencies for the third year in a row, according to the National Journal. The agency’s 46.8 percent rating in overall satisfaction marks a more than 6-point drop from 2012. The rankings, in “The Best Places to Work” 2013 report, are largely based on data collected by the Office of Personnel Management through its Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.
Cyber security salaries are higher than you might expect – Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) earn an average base salary equivalent to the compensation of other C-level executives for 50 percent of survey respondents in the 2013 Salary Benchmark Report.
“We have a complex community with many tenants, people and events that include measurable risks. We identify both minimal and elevated risks, build security programs around them and measure our results.”
November 5, 2013
Dan Ryan’s story is classic, happy and all-American that those entering the profession can learn from and hope to emulate. “I guess you could say I started at the bottom and worked my way up.” Yes, you could say that Dan, but that would be understatement – Dan’s expertise and perfection have helped him rise through the ranks at a meteoric pace.
The 36-page booklet from ASIS International provides information of interest to anyone looking to learn more about the security industry, and it serves as a valuable resource to those considering a career is security management or wanting to further their existing industry careers.
MetLife Stadium, home of the NY Jets and NY Giants and a venue for other sporting and concert events, is cracking down on unruly fan behavior in a big way. Anyone who is ejected from the stadium not only has to pass a code-of-conduct class before being allowed to attend another game, but also write a letter of apology to Danny DeLorenzi.
As a general rule, forecasting is a bit of guessing. Even economists, whose job it is to make sense of hardcore data and then give solid analysis, often are reduced to intelligent guessing. But security leaders know better. They know what they’ll likely face in 2012, namely terrorism, workplace violence, fraud, cybercrime, regulatory compliance, natural disasters, theft, intellectual property, brand protection, budget concerns and more – the same trends identified in Security magazine’s 2011 Security 500 report.
Brian J. Allen doesn’t like the unknown, especially when it comes to managing risk at Time Warner Cable, where he is chief of security. Allen, who is also on the Board of Directors of ASIS International and a member of the CSO Roundtable, shares his thoughts on leadership and why the unknown keeps him up at night, yet challenges him as well.
Our July issue cover article features MLS Soccer, security, and teamwork at the Houston Dynamo Stadium. Also in July, how can confidence make the best hire? And discover how workplace bullying is on the rise.