Corporations, universities and other institutions have faced the question of whether to outsource or not to outsource for decades when it comes to physical security and more recently on the cybersecurity side. What is the correct answer to this question?
Not only does a law enforcement pedigree run in W.P. Chedester’s family, he’s the third generation of his family to work in the police department at West Virginia University (WVU) located in Morgantown, a small city in north-central West Virginia.
Beginning her career as a municipal police department dispatcher, Eileen Behr worked her way through various divisions and assignments over the course of 32 years – including accident and traffic, tactical negotiator, juvenile, investigations and emergency management coordinator – to eventually become the first female police chief in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. After the sudden death of the Montgomery County sheriff in 2011, Behr was appointed sheriff.
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is launching advanced professional training through their online Master of Science (MS) in Cybersecurity Law and Homeland Security and Crisis Management Law.
For many students, the stress of school goes beyond academic achievement or financial pressure. Increasingly, students are also dealing with mental health issues as they pursue their post-secondary education. A recent survey of 19 colleges across eight countries published by the American Psychological Association found that one third of students identified as having at least one mental health challenge, including depression or generalized anxiety.
American universities are breeding grounds for innovation and research for students from across the globe. They are also a primary target of IP theft and cyber-attacks by some of these very students and their governments. America’s universities, supported by industry and by the U.S. federal and state governments, must be ready to protect the billions of U.S. dollars invested by the U.S. government and corporations to develop new technologies.
Who is leading the way in enterprise security? These 26 thought-leaders are making a difference, positively impacting the security field, their organization, colleagues and peers and the national and global security landscape.
This month, Security magazine brings you the 2019 Guarding Report, featuring David Komendat, Boeing CSO, and many other public safety leaders to discuss threats and solutions for 2020 and security officer training. Also, we highlight Hector Rodriguez, Director of Public Safety and Security at Marymount California University, CCPA regulations, NIST standards, VMS and much more.