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Don’t Overlook LinkedIn as a Corporate Security Risk

What are the main risks corporate security professionals need to be watching for as we use LinkedIn?
Security Magazine

New Series Explores Security Leadership Success Factors

This free series explores factors that influence success in security leadership, drawing on the experience of current and former security executives, backed by research findings from the SEC’s Security Leadership Research Institute.
Security Executive Council

How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools

Surveillance, communication and cybersecurity are essential ingredients for a safe learning environment.
Ed Tech Magazine

In Countering a Creative Security Threat, Anticipation Is Key

Because criminals, militants, spies and the like are ever resourceful, security personnel must overcome some of their traditional inflexibility in addressing threats to their companies.
Stratfor

The CEOs of nearly 200 companies just said shareholder value is no longer their main objective

The Business Roundtable, a group of chief executive officers from major U.S. corporations, issued a statement with a new definition of the “purpose of a corporation” that drops the notion that corporations function first and foremost to serve their shareholders and maximize profits. Rather, investing in employees, delivering value to customers, dealing ethically with suppliers and supporting outside communities are now at the forefront of American business goals.
CNBC

Capital One Breach Highlights Dangers of Insider Threats

Experts say the incident shows how, as more information is stored in the cloud, staff trained in how to use these systems could become a threat to other companies.
The Wall Street Journal

Walmart Workers’ New Security Threat Is Active Shooters, Not Shoplifters

How Walmart is responding in the wake of the El Paso shooting.
The Wall Street Journal

New Series of Free Corporate Security Videos Available

The Security Executive Council has released of a series of free security resources covering a variety of topics, from critical incident response, to executive protection, to defining the cost of security.
Security Executive Council

Calculate the Real Cost of Catastrophe

It’s indisputably cost-effective for an organization to invest in property risk improvement, starting with properties that are most at risk of a loss and most important to its profits.
CFO

International community unprepared to deal with catastrophic biological event

Tabletop by the Nuclear Threat Initiative uncovered major gaps in international coordination, information sharing, and attribution between health and security officials.
NTI

Security Seldom Involved in Certain Preparedness Exercises

A recent practitioner poll by the Security Executive Council found that security leaders are seldom participating in corporate drills and tabletops that deal with cyber incidents, supply chain disruptions, or civil disturbances.
Security Executive Council

Climate Change Still Seen as the Top Global Threat, but Cyberattacks a Rising Concern

In a 26-nation survey conducted in the spring of 2018, global warming is just one of many concerns
Pew Research Center

New Bill From Elizabeth Warren Proposes Potential Jail Time for CEOs Over Massive Consumer Data Breaches

Warren’s proposal comes at a time of heated public debate over the perception that big corporations haven’t been held accountable for major breaches of consumers’ privacy and personal data.
Slate

Fake news can cause 'irreversible damage' to companies — and sink their stock price

Companies are hiring third-party firms to trawl social media to make sure fake news won’t dent their share price.
NBC News