June 2021 / Volume 58 / No. 6
Anyone with access to your organization — employee, contractor, former employee, etc. — poses a potential risk to the enterprise. So, what is insider threat; who should own an insider risk mitigation program within the enterprise; and most importantly, how can security leaders assess and mitigate the risk?
Chief of Police and founder of Armour College, Richard McCann has been responsible for leading the college’s response to the widespread COVID-19 pandemic, immediately putting policies and medical screenings into place, acquiring personal protective equipment (PPE), and distributing Center of Disease (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other relevant medical information to staff and students on all campuses to ensure appropriate safety and health protocols at the college. By Maria Henriquez
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Managing Director and Chief Security Officer Stephen D. Baker, CPP, and his entire security function provided strategy and risk leadership with ongoing risk assessments and mitigation strategies at the State Street Corporation. This allowed the company to continue its global operations, placed workers at ease and supported State Street clients’ needs without disruption throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. By Maria Henriquez
Gary Johnson is much more than Director of Security for the Pojoaque Valley School District in New Mexico. He’s in charge of safety and security, transportation and more, but his most important role is supporter, with this role becoming even more prominent in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. By Maggie Shein
As a centralized place for intelligence and information, the NFL’s GSOC, led by Director of Intelligence Operations Robert Gummer, played a pivotal role in the League’s pandemic response, streamlining access and infection control, updating business continuity plans, and providing relevant data to enable all stakeholders to make informed decisions. By Maggie Shein
Are you on the lookout for innovative, new security solutions for your enterprise? Before you walk the exhibit hall of ISC West 2021, July 19-21 in Las Vegas, take a close look at your enterprise’s needs, talk with your security systems integrator, and determine which specific risks and issues you want any new security technology to address. For a quick jump-start to your research, Security previewed 13 new security solutions that are new this year. By Maria Henriquez
Thanks to advancements in cloud video surveillance, retailers who want a high-performance video surveillance system do have alternatives to ripping and replacing and expensive upgrades. For both heightened security and business optimization, here’s what retailers should look for in a video management system and provider. By Ken Francis
Now is the time to take a step back and consider approaches that can help to re-brand the image of your corporate security and resilience departments. This article will share four direct strategies that can help you and your security team transition from being seen as a “cost center” to becoming a value-add to your business’s bottom line. By Burke Brownfeld
Finding efficiencies in supply chain security is as simple as enveloping more of your supply chain. Kirsten Provence has led Boeing’s supply chain security program for nearly a decade; here she explains what has propelled efficiency gains by scaling the program using subsidiaries. By Kirsten Provence
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Digital security infrastructure unlocks the door to a more secure return to the office
Let’s review the core considerations and components required to create a secure tech operating layer that reassures the integrity of the workspace, operation and infrastructure while delivering a great occupier experience.
To avoid insider threats, security strategies call for behavioral profiling and anomaly comparison
With technology becoming more accessible and complex, prioritizing a defense against insider threats may be the better strategy. After all, the moment an outsider breaches an organization, they become an insider.
Cybersecurity and Geopolitical podcast: Episode 4, Misinformation & Outright Conspiracy Theories
Security brings you an entertaining and insightful monthly Cybersecurity and Geopolitical vodcast on the enmeshing of cybersecurity and geopolitics and the new challenges and intriguing flashpoints these bring to enterprise security and risk professionals. This month, the entire podcast is devoted to misinformation, disinformation, and conspiracy theories. Ways to tune in: view the video or listen to the audio podcast on our site, or tune in via Spotify or Apple podcasts to The Security Podcasts channel.
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