Richard Amburgey was recently named Chief Security Officer for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). It’s the first time that the agency has had someone within the CSO role. What is his main focus in his new role and what are his initial priorities over the next six months?
This series is focused on a step-by-step approach for security leaders to design, implement and measure a physical security program that supports organizational priorities and operates with buy-in from organization’s leadership team. Here, we'll explore the steps necessary for developing a risk mitigation strategy.
Chief Security Officers (CSOs) are charged with protecting an organization’s assets and people. Like all corporate functions, the design of this department will vary greatly depending upon the organization. However, the process by which a program is designed, measured and evaluated has some consistent principles across different industries. This series explores how to make your physical security program more strategic, and how to secure funding for this objective.
If enterprise security continues to mature as a business function, in most enterprises, senior management will ask for a set of metrics to measure performance.
January 1, 2020
What is the point of spending time, resources and money on your security program if you can't tell whether it's working or not? It's just as important to establish the right metrics for a security program as it is to have such a program in the first place.
In business, the only constant is change. To sustain and thrive, organizations must embrace change. What is the role of the security executive in managing change and the associated risks? How will the security practice within an organization be affected by change? What knowledge and skill sets are required to effectively lead and manage security today... and tomorrow? Read More
This month in Security magazine: meet the global security team at Boston Scientific - five female professionals with diverse background and skills who are creating a best-in-class enterprise security team while ensuring the safety and security of employees, customers and patients. Also this month, we highlight Kristin Lenardson and her successful career in protective services. Security experts discuss whistleblowing, the CCPA and more.