Driving Innovation to Position Your Security Program as a Strategic Business Advantage

Corporate security teams are facing a pivotal moment where the increasing threat volume is surpassing traditional approaches for mitigation. While it’s clear transformation is now a necessity to keep pace with the threat landscape, security leaders are faced with the challenge of unlocking their team’s capacity for innovation while adding value to their organization. In…

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Corporate Cost-Cutting and Why Security Teams Do Not Need to Compromise on Investigations and Intelligence Solutions

This article was originally featured on IFSEC Insider Every executive’s career will sometimes involve budget cuts that affect their department. Security executives are no strangers to this scenario; about one out of every five security departments experienced budget reductions between 2020 and 2022, according to Security Magazine’s Security Benchmark Report. It’s always a challenging situation.…

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5 Essential Metrics and Methods to Prove Your Corporate Security Program’s ROI

Business executives are taking a blade-like approach to stabilize their budgets in today’s challenging economy.  The technology industry is feeling the brunt of the cost-cutting measures. According to the Wall Street Journal, tech giants like Alphabet, Dell, and Meta are cutting an estimated 28,000 jobs combined. Banking behemoths like Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, and PayPal plan…

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How to Measure Your Risk Monitoring Activities

This article was originally featured in ASIS International Ideally, businesses should use data to inform and contextualize their most important decisions, both inside and outside the security function. But obtaining accurate data to measure the value and effectiveness of security services such as risk monitoring or threat mitigation—which can be inherently less tangible—is often much…

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Cyber and Physical Security Must Validate Their Value in 2023

Manish Mehta shares with IFSEC Global the importance of communication and collaboration of both physical and cyber security teams for 2023.  This article was originally featured on IFSEC Global For corporate security teams and their budgets, 2023 is likely to be quite challenging. An unclear economic picture and proliferating threats will put greater pressure on…

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Securing Budget for Your Corporate Security Program and Earning Your Seat at the Table

While security teams are tasked with securing their business’s people, operations and assets, they’re often faced with resistance from internal stakeholders when establishing their program budget. For security leaders to successfully defend their funding, they must effectively communicate what security vulnerabilities are costing the business, know how their program supports each department, and learn how…

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Proving the Value of Security: How to Avoid the ‘Break Glass Now’ Label

This article was originally featured on Total Security Advisor Keeping employees healthy and safe and property secure is crucial, especially in light of the current geopolitical landscape, ongoing issues stemming from the most recent pandemic, and the tragic events in Highland Park, Uvalde, Buffalo, Tulsa, and many more cities. In a seemingly non-stop threat environment, corporate…

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Proving the Value of Corporate Security in Your Organization

When a potentially devastating threat looms and is then prevented, it is likely a non-event for everyone but the security team. Therein lies a quandary, akin to this modified well-known quote: “If a tree tilting in the forest is propped up before it falls but there are no witnesses, was it ever in danger of…

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