Insight on Security Leadership

The SEC’s perspectives on next generation security leadership.

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Insight on Security Leadership

Practitioners New to a Leading Role

You want to make sure your first couple of years run smoothly and your plans come to fruition and add value to the company.
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Visionary CSOs

Click image to view full size Visionary CSOs are at a stimulating point in their careers because they want to address horizon and cutting-edge issues. For example, security becoming a cost neutral department. Taking on significant challenges, such as social issues, or better partnering with law enforcement for the greater...
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How to Get the Traction Security Needs to Influence the Organization

If you as a security leader have never asked yourself why the security function isn't gaining the influence and traction it deserves, you are in a very small minority.
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Things I Learned When Starting a New Security Leadership Role

The smartest people in the room are that way because they learned from others' mistakes.
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The OPaL+ Assessment Executive Summary

There are three main factors and two cultural attributes that play a role in the success of enhancing or moving programs ahead in any given organization. These form the OPaL+ acronym.
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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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After You've Moved Into a New Role in Security

Some thoughts on how to engage the business as a new Security Leader.
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Faculty Advisor: Building a Successful Security Business Team

I feel that our security department is generally thought of in a positive light in our company. However, I don’t think our business partners look at us as leaders within the company. Any advice how to turn this around?
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Advances and Stalemates in Security

Based on SEC research and collaborations with senior security executives in all types of organizations, these are our thoughts on how security leaders have advanced and where they seem to have hit a wall.
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