Humor is tricky business in the security world, however. Briefing staff on warning signs of workplace violence, precursors of terrorist attacks, contingency plans for natural disasters, and methods of corporate espionage doesn’t exactly lend themselves to one-liners. Dealing with most security incidents isn’t a laughing matter.
Both artificial intelligence (AI) and emotional intelligence (EI) have critical roles to play in security. But two recent reports accentuate the challenge of leadership that tethers technology to humanity.
Duke Energy, a Fortune 150 company headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., named Keith Butler as Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer. He is currently senior vice president, global risk management and insurance, chief risk officer and acting chief ethics and compliance officer. The company also named new leaders in the critical areas of corporate security, risk management and ethics and compliance.
Shannon Polson, author of “The Grit Factor: Courage, Resilience and Leadership in the Most Male Dominated Organization in the World” and the founder of The Grit Institute, gave the final keynote today at ICS West.
Presented by the SIA Women in Security Forum, titled, “Leading From Any Seat: Stories from the Cockpit & Lessons from the Grit Project,” featured Polson discussing courage, resilience and leadership, using examples from her personal life as one of the first women to fly the Apache helicopter in the U.S. Army and ideas outlined in her book.
In a 360-degree virtual tour of Long View Gallery in Washington D.C., ASIS announced its Awards of Excellence Friday afternoon to conclude the 2020 GSX+ virtual conference. The Outstanding Performance Security Awards (OSPAs) were also announced at this time.
Sure, Greek mythology begins with Zeus, Poseidon and Hades divvying up the universe in a game of dice. But they never employed risk management as a methodology to take the future into their own hands. How can security professionals best develop a risk mindset based on probability and rigor rather than intuition and emotion?
This webinar will offer industry best practices to help your security team create or expand a sustainable program that aids in the fulfillment of your organization’s goals and objectives, while assisting your local agencies in fulfilling some of theirs as well — ultimately offering stronger security and response across both. Read More
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