The security industry is changing, as is the profile of a successful security executive. Maintaining the status quo is no longer an option, and ignorance of risks is no longer an excuse for not mitigating them. This topic in Security features game-changing security directors or industry leaders in different sectors. So who is breaking new ground in the security industry, making great strides forward in risk management while better supporting the enterprise as a whole? If you know someone (or are someone) who fits this bill – let us know! Send your recommendations and suggestions for future Profiles in Excellence to Security Managing Editor Claire Meyer at email@example.com.
In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg famously stated that privacy was no longer a “social norm.” Today, the Facebook founder is no doubt viewing social norms around privacy a bit differently, as are U.S. regulators and consumers.
Cybercriminals are moving away from mass-volume, opportunistic ransomware attacks. Instead, they are focusing on enterprises they believe will pay their ransoms. What are some security best practices to protect against ransomware?
Armed with a background in both military and law enforcement experience, Bernard Robinson weaved his way through a variety of roles, including homicide, SWAT, sex crimes and special ops, before a colleague told him he’d be a great leader in the hospitality sector.
Not only does a law enforcement pedigree run in W.P. Chedester’s family, he’s the third generation of his family to work in the police department at West Virginia University (WVU) located in Morgantown, a small city in north-central West Virginia.
Beginning her career as a municipal police department dispatcher, Eileen Behr worked her way through various divisions and assignments over the course of 32 years – including accident and traffic, tactical negotiator, juvenile, investigations and emergency management coordinator – to eventually become the first female police chief in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. After the sudden death of the Montgomery County sheriff in 2011, Behr was appointed sheriff.
When it comes to a top-notch security program, good relationships with external entities are paramount to success. It’s a concept Josh Ball, Director of Public Safety at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) in Louisville, Kentucky, has prioritized.
ON DEMAND: With so many recent high-profile breaches accomplished through compromising passwords on privileged accounts, Privileged Access Management is now everyone’s priority (Gartner puts it at the top of their “Top Security Projects” list for 2 years in a row). But where do you start? And how do you know which PAM solution will work best to protect your organization without sacrificing productivity?
ON DEMAND: In today's tumultuous global climate, where corporations span countries and employee travel is essential to doing business, crises are inevitable. This is why corporate security teams must always be ready for the unexpected and have procedures and plans in place to respond quickly and efficiently. A lag in crisis response or an ineffective response can cost money, resources, and even lives.
ON DEMAND:A critical event is defined as an incident that disrupts normal operations, such as severe weather, crime, violence and critical equipment or technology failures. Business continuity and crisis response plans can only go so far if there isn't buy-in across functions, with executive-level support.
Taking place from December 13-15, 2019 at the Venetian/Palazzo, our 27th Annual World Congress continues to deliver world-class education focused on integrative health: through the most recently emerging clinical research, newly discovered therapies, and future scientific advances.
This month, Security magazine brings you the Security 500 Report, Rankings and Thought Leader Profiles. How does your enterprise compare to others? Which security programs are leading the way? Also this month, we highlight artificial intelligence, ransomware attacks, vaping and cybersecurity regulations.