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Opportunity, Risk, and Value

Posted on Thu, May 08, 2014

The Sage Group seeks to understand the value drivers behind a market ecosystem.  What is a value driver? Once a value is identified it can be analyzed into a set of drivers. These drivers can then be leveraged to create strategies that align with a business objective. Strategies can be activated and led by teams within a core process and measured by their actions against definable outcomes.

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Tags: The Sage Group, The Great Conversation, Security, market ecosystem, value driver, risk consultant, Enterprise Risk Management, ERM, entrerprise risk management

The New Realities of Enterprise Mobility

Posted on Thu, Feb 13, 2014

As the traditional AIDC markets are being disrupted there are actions channel participants can take to successfully make the transition to the New Enterprise Mobility market environment. 

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Tags: The New Enterprise Mobility, Challenge to the AIDC Market, Automatic Identification and Mobility, Total Cost of Ownership, IoT, Internet of Things, BYOD

ASIS: The Changing Landscape of Security

Posted on Fri, Oct 18, 2013

Ron Worman was recently featured in Security Info Watch.com.  Here is a brief excerpt from his visit at the annual ASIS show in Chicago last month:

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Tags: Sage Conversations, security events, ASIS, SIW.com, Security News Meta description: Sage Conversation, ASIS 2013 in Chicago

Opportunity the Week of ASIS: Next Generation Security Leader!

Posted on Fri, Aug 23, 2013

Recently we received a copy of a letter from Francis D'Addario CPP CFE, Emeritus Faculty Leader who leads 'Strategic Influence and Innovation' for the Security Executive Council (SEC) to his colleagues and members in the Security Executive Council. We were given permission to post most of this letter to educate the industry on the value of being a member of the SEC as well as the value of their cutting edge Next Generation Security Leader™ (NGSL) program.

Note the pedigree that the SEC is bringing to this leadership event. Very rarely does the industry provide so much value at so little cost.

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Tags: Sage Group, Next Generation Security Leader, Security, SEC

Leading through Risk and Uncertainty

Posted on Thu, Jul 25, 2013

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina
is one of the top ten business schools in the country. According to Gregory Niehaus, Professor of Insurance and Finance, it launched an initiative called “Risk and Uncertainty Management” over a year ago. This multi-disciplinary approach grew out of a recognition that for most businesses, risk management is complex and multi-faceted.

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Tags: Sage Group, Next Generation Security Leader, The Great Conversation, risk, Security, SEC, education

Do We Need a Super Hero to Succeed in Security?

Posted on Wed, Jul 10, 2013

At The Great Conversation in Security, Cygnus’ Steve Lasky interviewed George Campbell. George Campbell is emeritus faculty of the Security Executive Council and former CSO of Fidelity Investments. 

Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security, is one of the foremost texts used by security executives to articulate the value of security. He is one of the key thought leaders in the SEC’s Next Generation Security Leader Program

He was asked at the beginning of this video interview a question that is difficult to hear because of the amount of conversations occurring at The Great Conversation event. The question: 

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Tags: Security Executive Council, The Great Conversation, Cygnus, metrics, security executives, crisis management

ASG voted Best in Class Employer by Seattle Business Magazine

Posted on Thu, Jun 20, 2013

Aronson Security Group (ASG), a recognized leader in risk, resilience and security solutions was nominated for one of Seattle's 100 best employers by Seattle Business Magazine. And they were the only security company that was named to the list.

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Tags: risk, Security, resilience, Seattle Business Magazine, Top 100 Best Companies to Work for, Security Consulting

Faith Based Security: A Great Conversation with Mark Lex

Posted on Thu, May 30, 2013

Mark Lex has a very interesting perspective on security. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement Administration and Political Science and his Master’s Degree in Security Management. He then received a certificate from the Kellogg School of Management Executive Program for completing the ISMA Senior Executive Leadership Program. In between he spent over 15 years as the top security executive for several Fortune 500 organizations including Abbott Labs; W.W. Grainger Inc., and Kraft Foods.

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Tags: The Great Conversation, Security, SEC, Next Generation Security Leader Program

Conversations with a Next Generation Security Leader

Posted on Wed, May 22, 2013

The Great Conversation in Security featured a series of interviews with the Security Executive Council (SEC) and the attendees of their Next Generation Security Leader forum. One of the featured interviews was with Bob Hayes, the founder and managing director of the SEC. He has been a security operations manager and a CSO, so he knows what it takes to get there.

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Tags: Security Executive Council, 'The Great Conversation', Bob Hayes, Security Info Watch.com, Cygnus Security

Leadership, Innovation and Change for Security

Posted on Tue, May 07, 2013

A Great Conversation with Francis D'Addario 

The security market is going through a value transformation. The Security Executive Council (SEC) is at the forefront of that transformation. They have taken the best practices and collective knowledge of thought leaders throughout the industry and partnered with the #1 Undergraduate International Business Degree program: The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina to produce a course curriculum and program called: The Next Generation Security Leader (NGSL).

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Tags: Next Generation Security Leader, Security Executive Council, leadership, security industry, education, NGSL