Active shooter events, threat or harm to CEOs, their family members and employees have occurred due to intelligence failures.
August 2, 2021
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue, companies embrace hybrid work, employees return to the office and the U.S. opens up, violence and physical threats to businesses are occurring at an unsettling, record-high pace, according to a new study commissioned by the Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence.
Awards season is upon us. Next month, this very magazine will present its Most Influential People in Security. Later in September of this year, at GSX in Orlando, U.S. security managers, consultants, officers, manufacturers and others will learn whether OSPA's judges have tapped them for an Outstanding Security Performance Award.
Calculating your worth during a job search should be an informed exercise done before interviews start. While a good understanding of the value of your background and experience is critical, it is also important to have some knowledge of the compensation structure of any companies you would like to work for.
New Chief Security Officers who approach the role with a strong focus on understanding organizational culture for the first 90 days are likely to enjoy success. Here, CSOs provide advice on how to start off on the right foot.
The first 90 days of a Chief Security Officer in an organization are critical for his/her success or failure in the new position. Successful individuals will be the ones who establish trusting relationships, learn the organizational culture, and lay the ground foundation for a security program.
It’s tempting to file the term “security research” with the likes of “jumbo shrimp” and “somewhat unique” under the heading of oxymorons. Compared to such business disciplines as law, economics, marketing, engineering, data science — and, now, even cybersecurity — business and corporate security lag behind.
Interviews have long been sources of angst for job seekers. Adding even more stress to an already stressful situation, the pandemic caused many organizations to move almost exclusively into virtually screening candidates. Candidates now need to prepare for their 15 minutes of (on screen) fame in addition to a possible in-person interview.
Gunter Ollmann has been named Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Devo Technology. Ollmann will drive Devo’s overall security strategy, Devo’s threat research teams, and ensure the company's security innovation.
Prior to this new role, Eakins served as Chief Security Officer and Director of Public Safety at Idaho State University with campuses located in Boise, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, and the main campus in Pocatello.
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
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