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.
Now is the time to take a step back and consider approaches that can help to re-brand the image of your corporate security and resilience departments. This article will share four direct strategies that can help you and your security team transition from being seen as a “cost center” to becoming a value-add to your business’s bottom line.
A key factor in establishing trust is the presence of a Security Operations Center (SOC). The SOC is charged with monitoring and protecting many assets, such as intellectual property, personnel data, business systems and brand integrity.
It turns out that the hype about higher and even higher resolution security video is both real and unreal. The drums are now beating about 4K video but, according to end users and the experts, today’s megapixel sweet spot is 2 megapixels. It provides the image clarity, fits into many budgets and can work with most network infrastructures.
Organizations of all sizes and types, from Fortune 500 companies to grassroots non-governmental organizations, periodically turn to strategic planning to reconnect with their core values, articulate their mission and chart goals and objectives to help them achieve their long-term vision.
Using cameras can provide a viable alternative, when combined with analytics, to bypass other infrastructure-heavy tools, such as adding fiberoptic cable to perimeter fencing to detect intruders or trenching for driveway sensors or barricades, giving Taminco and the security system an overall smaller footprint.