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What Are Your Peers Working On?

The following list is a recent snapshot from the SEC's project management tool. We wanted to share it so that you could see the kinds of things your peers are working on. It also helps answer the question – what exactly does the SEC do? While this is not a complete list of all the ways we have partnered with security leaders like you, it may help you identify ways you can enhance your security programs as well as your career.

Project Name Action Item
Strategic Communication Refining security story presentation & build out roadmap
Threat Risk Architecture Self-assessment based on security guidance
Threat Risk Architecture Client defining requirements for dashboard
Coaching, Leadership and & Program Dev In-part for Next Generation Security Leader (NGSL). Coach his direct reports.
CSO Performance Dashboard Customize the CSO Dashboard to fit client needs
Expat Guidance Provide State Dept, chapter from SEC personnel security guide
Metrics Program Awaiting existing program documentation for review
Business Continuity Assist with 3-5 year plan
Security Program Review Create results presentation
NGSL Onsite Onsite over 12 months, February planned for first session
Business Continuity Innovations Set up meeting with SMEs/Faculty
Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Rebranding Assist with presentation to internal executives
Executive Protection(EP) program Provide EP program services/options
Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) continued Faculty in regular meetings with client team
Background Screening Survey request
Job Descriptions Requesting GSOC job descriptions from GSOC Best Practices group, send Foushee report items
Internal Valuation Client collecting their program services; provide feedback
Risk Assessment Assisting with site categorization
Risk Assessment Client concept for utilization
Policy Program Strategic Process Reviewing client's current 23 policies
Active Shooter Standards Included in Policy Program Strategic Process work
Support Monthly strategy meetings with Faculty / develop executive communication
Executive Communications Develop presentations
GSOC Justification Paper Justification for upgrading to GSOC
Metrics Program Review client data collected to date
New Hire Onboard client's new hire
Program Policy Framework Requested travel, business continuity, risk management, access control
Table Top Exercise for Sites Set up schedule for sites
CISO Board Presentation Assisting with preparation for board presentation
Background Screening Initial phone call with client to determine current status
Leadership Meeting Presentation Prepare Forces of Change draft
Physical Security Standards Review Sending list of policies to start
Enterprise Value Benchmark Obtain more information from client
Research Information searches on Cyber and Supply Chain Security
Personal Advancement Seek opportunities for additional exposure
Evolving Risk Board Presentation on Risks/Gaps for Internal Audience
Insider Threat, Investigations Pre-employment screening innovation
Program Strategy Discussion Scheduled onsite meeting
Internal Value Analysis Awaiting client populating current services list
Regulations and Compliance Management Client to recruit others in industry for benchmarking
Regulations and Compliance Management Check for FCRA (pre-employment) and Drug Testing requirements
Regulations and Compliance Management Establish relationship with background check staff
Security Leadership Research Institute (SLRI) Invite industry companies to SLRI group
Physical Security Standards Review Review current standards
Incident Command Response Incident command response study
Benchmarking: Financial Industry Security Requested client's prioritized list of services to compare & final participant list
Metrics Dashboard Gather information from client on what they want to highlight
Security Organizations History/Story Complete presentation for internal meeting
IT position descriptions Get information from Foushee report
Staff Development Review current assignments
Internal Organization Plan for internal Enterprise/Security Risk Assessment (E/SRA)
Internal Organization Customize Board Level Risk (BLR) chart for senior management meeting
Support Familiarize client with ISO 31000
Support Salary surveys for NGO's
Support First 100 days insight
Internal Organization Develop Security's Story presentation for new CEO
Internal Organization Give input on status report to CEO after March
Security Program Review Reviewing results with client
Information Sharing Gather list of Security content to go on client's intranet
Research Controllers survey on cost of loss and security
Cross Function Risk Team Project Prep for next cross-functional risk team / awareness Presentation
Risk Assessment / Design Project Risk assessment of first five plants
Support Strategy meeting
Industry Research Group Create industry specific version of SLRI benchmark
Metrics Customize their program
Evaluation Develop survey to assess stakeholder confidence
Internal Value Analysis (IVA) Send picklist to start
Metrics / Operational Excellence Assess challenge and expand perspectives of management team and roles in problem solving and executive vision on rebranding
Metrics / Operational Excellence Assess teams organizational readiness regarding the evolving strategic asset protection strategy
Metrics / Operational Excellence Focus on process measurement metrics and insider threat
Coaching Group / Trustee Mtgs. Periodic meetings with Faculty
Industry Best Practices Group on Metrics Send metrics self-assessment package
EHS Metrics Requested EHS metrics
Security Program Maturity Model Initial: expose to client to SEC major concepts - BLR, URO etc
Globalization Initiative Information on how to approach globalization initiatives
Strategic Plan Review Providing feedback
Support Client internal meeting on refining internal value presentation
Armed Robbery Awareness for Retail Feedback on draft provided
Executive Management Communication Prep for 30,60,90 day exec meetings
Internal Value Analysis Awaiting entire services workbook for review
Benchmarking Send State of Security Benchmark report to clients
Metrics phase 2 Problem identification and current status to move forward
At-Risk Personnel Process Review with client
Cybersec Forum Give presentation
Threat Risk Vulnerability Assessment (TRVA) Project Benchmarking GSOC & Insider Threat
Internal Value Analysis   Client to further populate services inventory
Risk Advisory Council Assist client with executive level meeting
Program Gap Analysis Deliver report


We consider the repeat business and new engagements we are obtaining through word-of-mouth as confirmation that we are delivering on our promises. We have gotten to this point by consistently providing a high level of quality and value that organizations cannot obtain elsewhere. Building this level of trust within the community is paying off with the expansion of our business and the influence we are having on the industry. If this list sparks an idea regarding how the SEC might be able to assist you, contact us. We enjoy participating in a no-obligation discussion of your current situation and needs.

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