March 2021 / Volume 58 / No. 3

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The 2021 Top Cybersecurity Leaders

Meet Security magazine’s 12 Top Cybersecurity Leaders of 2021 – all were nominated by their colleagues, associates and industry peers for their contributions to the cyber landscape, their leadership qualities and the overall positive impact that their security projects, programs or departments have on their shareholders, organizations, colleagues and the general public.

By Maria Henriquez

Top Cybersecurity Leaders
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Product Spotlight

Cedarville University, a small, private college based in Ohio, implemented a number of COVID-response measures to ensure staff and students are safe while on campus.

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November 15, 2021
Security 500 Conference
The Park Hyatt, Washington, D.C.

July 19, 2021 – July 21, 2021
ISC West
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June 6, 2021 – June 8, 2021
National Retail Federation’s Big Show Chapter Two
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Learn Through Security’s monthly Solutions by Sector Webinars and earn CEUs in the process. The Security editorial team brings thought leaders together to discuss critical issues and solutions in key sectors. This month’s webinar is The Integrator & End User: How security leaders can form strong partnerships with their technology providers. Register here.

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An Insider Look at the Security for the 2021 Presidential Inauguration
Security takes you inside the physical security of this year’s presidential inauguration, along with how it differed from the past.


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SECURITY (ISSN: Digital 2329-1443) Volume 58, Issue 3 - is published 12 times annually, monthly, by BNP Media II, L.L.C., 2401 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite 700, Troy, MI 48084-3333. Telephone: (248) 362-3700, Fax: (248) 362-0317. Copyright 2021, by BNP Media II, L.L.C. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the consent of the publisher. The publisher is not responsible for product claims and representations. Change of address: Send old address label along with new address to SECURITY, P.O. Box 2146, Skokie, IL 60076. Email: For subscription information or service, please contact Customer Service at: Phone: (800) 952-6643 Fax: (847) 763-9538.

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Thank you for Laying me off: Companies Come and go, but Talent is Forever
Erik Antons, Chief Security Officer of Whirlpool Corporation gives Security his first-hand account of his inspired career in security, including navigating a layoff and coming out on the other side.



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Karl Perman
Board of Directors
Energy Sector Security Consortium

Kirsten Provence
Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Security
Boeing Co.’s S&FP

Kristine Raad
Director of Global Security
Owens Corning

Jim Sawyer, CPP, CHPA
Director of Security Services
Seattle Children’s Hospital

Dean Alexander
Director, Homeland Security Research Program and Professor
Western Illinois University

Steven Antoine
Chief Security Officer
Yum! Brands Inc.

Guy Grace
Chairman of the Advisory Committee
Partner Alliance for Safer Schools

Jeff Hauk, MSA, CPP, PEM
Director, Public Safety & Police Authority Services
Memorial Healthcare

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