Meet Miki Calero, CSO for the city of Columbus, Ohio. As the city’s top security executive, he establishes and leads the enterprise security risk management program for the 15th largest city in the nation. Calero is also one of Securitymagazine’s 2012 Most Influential Security Executives, featured in this issue.
Problem identified and communicated, plan created, funds provided, problem resolved. This is the lifecycle senior business leaders often expect – and prefer – organizational challenges to have. It’s the way decisions are made and issues addressed for many functions of the business.
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.
One of the many difficult tasks in security leadership is showing senior management and other business leaders exactly how, where, and how much security investments positively impact the bottom line (assuming, that is, that security’s impact is positive).
When hiring to fill a position where education, experience, credibility and even liability are critical, you have every right to know where each candidate stands with regard to the reliability of an application, making background checks critically important.