Insight on Security Leadership

The SEC’s perspectives on next generation security leadership.

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Insight on Security Leadership

Building Valued, Relevant Metrics Programs

In the SEC's October 2023 Security State of the Industry briefing, Tier 1 Security Leaders heard from two successful security executives discuss their metrics journey.
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The Biggest Gap in Security Success: Not Getting Executive Agreement on "Why?"

Of the five basic problem-solving questions about security, who, what, why, how, and how much, the one that poses the biggest challenge for many security leaders is "Why?" -- yet it’s the most important question to answer.
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2021 Corporate Security Organizational Structure, Cost of Services and Staffing Benchmark: Selected Highlights

About This Research The data used in this analysis were provided by SLRI members and Tier 1 Security Leaders™ of the Security Executive Council. All are risk management practitioners comprising a broad cross-section of industries. The organizations represented come from the public and private sectors; they range from small and...
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Three Ways to Improve Buy-In from Your Internal Customers

A common reason security functions struggle to engage their internal users and upper management is that security does not clearly understand how those internal customers think or what they value.
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Get Ahead of Social Media Reputational Risk

A reputational risk matrix can act as a starting point for security leaders as they develop and communicate their response plans.
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Budget, Staffing, Accountability: How Can a Service Technology Roadmap Help?

Let's focus now on some specific situations in which a technology roadmap can help an organization.
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Do You Need a Security Service and Technology Roadmap?

Too often, technology is implemented without regard to future service considerations like acquisition integrations, managing innovation or obsolescence.
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Are You Considering All Your Risks?

This infographic depicts the key elements of the SEC's Unified Risk Oversight (URO)™ concept.
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Faculty Advisor: The Need for Effectively Telling Security's Story

I’ve been in the top security position for three months. I’m the first security director for the company and about to start communicating security responsibilities to the organization. What is the best message I should be putting out?
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