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Insight into Corporate Security Career

Faculty Advisor: Preparing for the Transition from Public to Private Security

I have decided to apply for security leadership positions in the corporate world once I’ve retired from the public sector. What do I need to do to prepare, and what should I look out for when I begin interviewing?
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Faculty Advisor: Is Transitioning to Private-Sector Security a Good Option for Me?

As a retired law enforcement officer who would like to continue working for 15 more years, I am considering whether a career in corporate security would be a good option.  What steps do I need take to determine if there are enough opportunities in security to make this a good decision? Can you offer some advice on a career path for me?
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Assess Your Skills to Advance Your Career

Many of us don't engage in self-assessments until job searches force us to. But assessing your competencies has benefits beyond interview prep.
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Preparing Today’s Security Leaders for the Threats of Tomorrow

Former Starbucks security executive and current SEC Emeritus Faculty member, Francis D'Addario, discusses the challenges facing contemporary CSOs.
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Why the CSO Is the Hardest Job in the Company - Part II

Many CSOs have built successful programs despite the challenges. While there is not a definitive set of steps that guarantees success, here are a few tips.
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Why the CSO Is the Hardest Job in the Company - Part I

Being a Chief Security Officer has never been easy, but in recent years external and organizational changes have combined to make the CSO role much more complex.
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Interviewing Security Candidates in a Talent Shortage

If you are looking to hire a new member of your core security team, you can and should spend a lot of time finding the right mix of skills and personal characteristics that everyone in the company will respect.
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Don't Delay Development

Each year, we traditionally look ahead and set goals for ourselves, personally and professionally. Like most things, if development is going to occur for you and your team, it needs to be embedded in the living strategic plan of your organization, rather than a one-time event.
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Addressing the Knowledge Transfer Gap

How do security executives marry business processes with the job of security risk management? Adding business value. Getting a seat at the table. Running security like a business. Aligning security with the organization. These are the contents of the Holy Grail of security leadership.
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Faculty Advisor: Take Care of Your Staff and They’ll Take Care of Your Organization

Is there a correlation between establishing positive relationships with employees and the ability to build a strong security organization?
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The Successful Security Practitioner's Top To-Dos

The SEC identified key elements security practitioners need to know before starting any new role or program. This is a summary of those elements.
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