Building a Consistent Employee Protection Program

/ / risk management
Q. My company has no consistent executive protection and event security program. Any advice on how to build out a program that will allow us to better support the executives and our employees? A. We see many companies struggling with ... Read More

Building a Consistent Employee Protection Program

/ / risk management
Q. My company has no consistent executive protection and event security program. Any advice on how to build out a program that will allow us to better support the executives and our employees? A. We see many companies struggling with ... Read More

Developing a Business Continuity Plan (BCP)

Q. What steps should I go through in order to develop/improve and implement a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) to meet the specific needs of my company? A. I once heard a CEO tell a group of managers that in order ... Read More

Are You Providing Security Services or a Comprehensive Program?

Q. We feel we provide a multitude of security services to our organization. Senior management wants us to demonstrate we are not just providing ad hoc services but have an evolved program. Any ideas on how we approach this? A ... Read More

Are You a Security Leader or Are You a Program Manager?

Q. We feel we provide a multitude of security services to our organization. Senior management wants us to demonstrate we are not just providing ad hoc services but have an evolved program. Any ideas on how we approach this? A ... Read More

Contract Security Challenges and Strategies: Part I

/ / Sec. Value
Q. Our annual spending for uniformed security officers is nearly 80 percent of my total budget. Senior leadership is always looking at the budget and whenever we have a cost-reduction initiative security is one of the top three expenses challenged ... Read More

Aligning Risk Management Goals with Business Priorities

/ / strategy
Q.How can I make sure my risk management goals align with senior management’s priorities? A. The Security Executive Council (SEC) believes that security leaders can enhance their ability to both communicate security effec­tively and align with board strategies by learning ... Read More

Questions Senior Management Should be Asking Their CSOs

Q. What should senior management be asking their CSOs considering recent high risk events including acts of terrorism in the news? A. In this Faculty Advisor column, we have two of our experts weighing in on the question. First up ... Read More