The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a unique convergence of security and health, and it’s up to security leaders to keep up and even drive that transformation for their organizations. One of the biggest facility management takeaways from the pandemic has been the need for flexibility within building infrastructures. Thoughtfully implemented solutions and strategies within repurposed spaces will not only safeguard buildings from traditional intruder threats, but also promote a healthy environment for employees and occupants.
Supporting a goal of empowering regional teams to make the most informed decisions is Baker Hughes’s Global Intelligence & Travel Security Operations Center (GITSOC). When Baker Hughes separated from GE’s oil and gas division in 2019, the event presented a unique opportunity for the Security team to create its own operating model and processes from the ground up to support the organization independently, providing the catalyst for the creation of the GITSOC. Learn about energy giant Baker Hughes’ GITSOC, as well as its value and relevancy to the greater enterprise.
Delaware's state correctional leaders opened the Department of Correction Intelligence Operations Center (IOC). The statewide facility will be operated by the Special Operations Group within the Bureau of Prisons. The IOC positions will allow the DOC to identify security threats from across facilities, assess them, and proactively act to mitigate those risks.
A new report from the Information Security Forum (ISF) explores the key elements that are integral to optimizing a SOC’s performance, realizing operational efficiency and pursuing innovation, and equips organizations with a practical understanding of how to design, establish and enhance a SOC that is both empowered by the organization, and aligned with business requirements.
ON DEMAND: At the center of an organization's security operation stands its nucleus, one of the most important pieces for overall functionality: the global security operations center (GSOC). But that can look different based on goals, budget and overall vision. However, one commonality remains: the GSOC is where a variety of systems and solutions come together to provide a singular operational picture, mitigate threats and promote enhanced communication during an incident.