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Session Spotlights

Generational Diversity in Security: Scouting for Talent

Generational Diversity in Security: Scouting for Talent

Much has been made of generational differences and their effects on the workplace. Few generations have not found fault with those who came before or followed after, but the acceleration of technology and services has forced many organizations to contend quickly with the need to…

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The GSOC’s Time to Shine

The GSOC’s Time to Shine

By Scott Briscoe We’ll call him the prescient Mr. Gundry. In an article for Security Management’s Security Technology supplement entitled Building the Control Room of Tomorrow, Dan Gundry wrote: “Enterprise organizations relay on their SOC [Security Operations Center] for business operations. In times of an…

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Three Trends Shaping the Security Sector

Three Trends Shaping the Security Sector

By Scott Briscoe There’s only so much time security managers can devote to planning for the future as they ensure the present risk, safety, and security needs are being addressed. That time likely dwindled significantly as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded. Despite the near-term need to…

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Innovation Through Automation

Innovation Through Automation

By Steven Reinharz and Mark Folmer, CPP Innovation should be viewed as the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, unarticulated needs, or existing market needs. Put simply, innovators win. Innovators provide superior solutions at greater value than their competitors, and they manage an…

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Building a Strategic Security Plan

Building a Strategic Security Plan

Don’t you love it when a plan comes together? When facing myriad evolving risks, security managers are forced to make tough choices on the fly. However, by having a strategic or master plan in place ahead of a crisis, professionals can manage risk and reduce…

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2020: What Has NOT Changed?

2020: What Has NOT Changed?

By Eddie Sorrells, CPP, PCI, PSP At this point it seems beyond banal, and painfully obvious, to state that 2020 has been a time of unprecedented change in our society. Remote work, virtual school, and that often fleeting hope that tomorrow, or possibly next week,…

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Refocusing on the Remote Insider

Refocusing on the Remote Insider

By Claire Meyer, managing editor, Security Management Insider threats have long been an issue of concern for security professionals. Whether they are acting unwittingly or maliciously, employees, contractors, and other insiders can put intellectual property, data, assets, and other people at risk. Now, with workforces…

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5 Lessons Security Leaders Should Learn from COVID-19

5 Lessons Security Leaders Should Learn from COVID-19

TorchStone’s David Niccolini, executive vice president and co-founder, and Scott Stewart, vice president, describe insights security leaders can take away from their pandemic experiences. The need for scenario-based planning Tabletop exercises or “blue sky” sessions before a crisis hits are extremely useful in helping company…

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Exponentially Increase Your Knowledge at GSX+

Exponentially Increase Your Knowledge at GSX+

Never before has the security profession been so tested. From COVID-19 to global threats, the challenges are adding up. The GSX+ education lineup, announced 15 July, is designed to give you a voice and the opportunity to stay current on the latest topics affecting the…

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Hackers are the Future of Cybersecurity

Hackers are the Future of Cybersecurity

Hackers are influencing the evolving field of cybersecurity with their unique set of skills Even before the age of the internet, you could always tell which young girls and boys were going to grow up to be engineers. They were the ones disassembling all the…

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GSX Learnings: Department of Homeland Security Discusses How to Prepare for and Combat the Growing Drone Threat

GSX Learnings: Department of Homeland Security Discusses How to Prepare for and Combat the Growing Drone Threat

By Susan Friedberg, ASIS Guest Drone Blogger Communications Manager, Dedrone [email protected] The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Infrastructure Security Division has established a strategic partnership approach to securing the nation’s critical infrastructure. Brian Harrell, the Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security,…

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Top 20 Sessions to Check Out at GSX

Top 20 Sessions to Check Out at GSX

The security industry is changing– and it’s changing fast. New technologies are taking over and it is imperative for security professionals to keep up. Global Security Exchange (GSX)  not only delivers a space to explore emerging, groundbreaking innovations, solutions, and products across the security industry, we…

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