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Press Releases Archives for Year: 2007 2007

2007 Hotline Benchmarking Report Helps Execs Assess Ethics and Compliance

The Security Executive Council announces its second annual report on corporate hotline data, providing executives a benchmark against which to assess their own governance and compliance hotlines. This year's report includes data on more hotline reports and is organized to make it easier for you to compare your organization's hotline program with like businesses. The 2007 Corporate Governance and Hotline Benchmark Report will benefit all executives who deal in compliance or corporate ethics.

Security Executive Council Invites You to Ask the Experts

The Security Executive Council has launched an exciting new online feature: Faculty Advisor. Faculty Advisor (http://secleader.typepad.com) gives security professionals access to the extensive knowledge and experience of SEC faculty to answer pressing questions on all types of security-related topics.

Survey Shows Security Programs Missing Opportunity

The Security Executive Council has announced the results of its latest International Security Research Database survey and the posting of the next set of survey questions. The most recent survey uncovered some interesting insights on the state of workplace violence and data gathering/reporting programs.

SEC Offers Security Evaluation Tools at a Reduced Price for a Limited Time

The Security Executive Council is releasing, for a limited time, collections of template slides from its presentation library at a deep discount. The slides provide security directors with a valuable tool both for evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of their programs and for presenting the value of those programs to senior management.

Book Series Offers Investigations Guidance to Non-Security Professionals

The Security Executive Council (SEC)’s Response to Misconduct Allegations series by John D. Thompson provides practical guidance to non-security professionals who must play a role in investigations of inappropriate workplace behavior. Each of the five books focuses on one professional category: audit, human resources, compliance, IT security, and facilities and building management. Each book is a step-by-step, easy-to-follow guide that includes checklist tools and real-life examples of what that professional should do—and should not do—when initiating and conducting investigations.

New Study Highlights Change in Hiring Trends and Skills for Security Leaders

The Security Executive Council (founded by CSO magazine) has announced that its most recent report, “Security Leadership Background Trends,” is available for free download from the council’s Web site. The report sheds light on the type of background and knowledge many organizations now want to see in their current and prospective senior security managers.

New Database Helps Security Executives Benchmark Their Operations

The Security Executive Council announces the activation of its International Security Metrics and Benchmarking Database