Ethisphere announced the designation of 128 honorees representing 21 countries and 50 industries as the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. The list includes 16 first-time honorees and eight organizations that have been named to the list every year since 2007.
Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, introduced the Cybersecurity Skills Integration Act, which will jumpstart the development of CTE curricula that incorporate cybersecurity skills training.
Ken Senser, Senior Vice President of Global Security, Aviation, and Travel (GSAT) for Walmart, has announced his retirement, and Brian Murphy has been named Vice President of Global Security and Aviation, effective March 2019.
Whether you’re establishing your firm’s first Global Security Operations Center (GSOC), including a co-located Network Security Operations Center (NSOC) or refreshing your current GSOC’s and/or NSOC’s capabilities, here are my recommendations for success.
I’m pleased to offer an excerpt from the book Becoming a Global Chief Security Executive Officer: A How to Guide for Next Generation Security Leaders, by author Roland Cloutier and published by Syngress.
“It is important for CEOs to understand that the safety and security departments provide an important role in protecting the brand reputation.”
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“Leadership is best done by leading by example and through respect for others,” says Patrick Murphy, Senior Director, Global Safety and Security Services for Marriott International Inc. The black belt martial arts professional turned CSO has set the example for leadership during his outstanding career. “After martial arts, I asked myself, ‘Now what?’ I saw an advertisement for an executive protection academy. One thing led to another, and before I knew it I was a bodyguard for the Chairman and President of what was at first a small, fast-growing company.”
“Leadership must also come from the C-Suite to positively influence security’s mission in a holistic manner. Security’s goal is to be viewed as a significant business enabler and partner.”
November 5, 2013
“Leadership is about understanding yourself first, recognizing strengths and weaknesses, and targeting continuous improvement,” says Mike Howard, Chief Security Officer at Microsoft. “It is an attitude and mindset to focus on the team and organizational goals first. Leaders are able to change focus from subject matter expertise to a focus on their team by setting strategic goals, letting go of the details and steering the team through execution.”
ON DEMAND: According to the Economist, the number of weather-related disasters worldwide has more than quadrupled since 1970. With the frequency and severity of natural and man-made disasters on the rise, so too is the increasing need to re-strategize how we respond.
ON DEMAND: Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support. The company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries and employs more than 150,000 people across the United States and in more than 65 countries.
Our special feature this month highlights the Department of Homeland Security's newest agency: the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Also, this month we highlight the Leander Independent School District's data practices that protect student privacy. Security experts discuss video monitoring, cybersecurity for public-private partnerships, privacy and more.