For crisis response management, Allied Universal partner Groupdolists is a cloud-based, 24/7 response team coordination tool that enables real-time response and situational awareness across security teams.
The surge in demand for intelligence programs and intelligence-oriented global security operations centers (GSOCs) and virtual security operations centers (VSOCs) has not emerged out of thin air. In fact, it has been driven by changing corporate security concerns, which themselves have been shaped by the fears of corporate leaders.
Though many security managers tend to have tunnel vision on the techy aspects of building a SOC, often the most important things to consider are the most basic and in a command center environment, that begins with an operator-centric design.
While the specific day-to-day tasks for a Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) may vary from organization to organization, there are typical, core functions that are universally familiar, be it crisis management, travel security or executive protection. Responsibility for the safety, security and well-being of an organization, its assets, people and reputation has widespread institutional impact.
Not too long ago, security operations centers (SOCs) and the enterprise security executives and the staff who ran them were relegated to airless basement offices with little security equipment that did no more than monitor video and manage guards.
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.
ON DEMAND: While large high tech and Fortune 500 companies have been delivering unprecedented levels of security, safety, emergency, and HR resources to their employees, vendors, user base, etc. at work and at home, the Global Security Operations Center as a Service (GSOCaas) model can now offer mid-size and fast-growing companies the same level of care and risk mitigation.
Our August issue cover story features Steve Baker, CSO at State Street Corporation. Also in August, how did a Guidewell Security team member save a life? And learn how digital technology and IoT devices can combat both physical and cyberattacks.