In February 2021, Security magazine highlights energy giant Baker Hughes' Global Intelligence & Travel Security Operations Center. Experts discuss how they navigated security challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic; the need for chief risk officers; security challenges in the hospitality sector; fraud schemes amid the pandemic; a reflection on the SolarWinds hack; innovative products; security careers; leadership, and more!
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.
Fraudsters are taking advantage of the pandemic and increasing the threat landscape for governments and enterprises around the world. Where are the threats coming from and can security leaders expect to see an elevated threat landscape into the future?
While COVID-19 has slowed the hospitality industry, security plays a more pivotal role than ever and the ongoing pandemic is challenging security professionals to adjust and adapt to new rules and procedures.
While COVID-19 has slowed the hospitality industry, security plays a more pivotal role than ever and the ongoing pandemic is challenging security professionals to adjust and adapt to new rules and procedures. And yet, as the pandemic and challenging economy continues, security departments within the hospitality industry are increasingly tasked to do more with less.
While many organizations understand the need for a security executive, organizations that have taken a holistic approach, have added the chief risk officer (CRO) position to evaluate all organizational risk. So, what is a chief risk officer, who makes a good candidate, where does the CRO stand organizationally within an enterprise, and what value does one add? Here are all your CRO questions answered.
Approximately a year after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed organizations around the world to remote and hybrid work, this new way of working will be a mainstay for professional life in some form. Learn how security leaders are navigating their jobs remotely as they pivot to protect facilities, assets, employees and data.
With the shift to remote work increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, security teams working remotely poses its own set of challenges. Learn how security leaders are navigating remote work challenges in their workplaces.
Barring winning a major lottery or inheritance, during a 40+ year working life in the security profession, security leaders will likely make a dozen or more job changes. While some of these may be significant responsibility shifts within a single organization, in today’s environment it is likely that a person will be changing organizations and even the type and/or responsibilities of various roles. One of those changes may include self-employment. Here’s what you need to know to ponder the transition.
Emergency communications are changing. At the City of Stamford, Conn., Joe Gaudett, Director of Emergency Communications says that his biggest focuses right now are keeping his staff safe and secure; having enough resources; and using technology to continue to function and respond safely and efficiently to serve its citizens. Learn how Gaudett and the city of Stamford have responded to COVID-19 and implemented new technologies to help ensure operational efficiency and increase safety and security.
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.
The SolarWinds cyber compromise makes Cyber Tactics’ columnist John McClurg reflect and rethink about nation-state adversaries, insider threats, spearphising, AI-machine-powered learning, crimeware-as-a-service and much more. Here, he takes a look at what risks persist within organizations and potential consequences.
Lessons are best learned when we don’t expect them. That’s why television ads can have a profound impact. Though some are mindless or annoying, others are transformational and enduring, and many relate to leadership and management. The powerful lessons in leadership can be taken and used for your own inspiration.