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March 28, 2017
By Bob Hayes and Kathleen Kotwica

No single skill set or attribute guarantees security leadership success. There are simply too many variables among industries, organizations, management and security leaders for that.

The Security Executive Council’s (SEC) research report, The Nine Practices of the Successful Security Leader, highlights commonalities identified between security leaders who are widely recognized as successful, both internally and externally. While some of these practices—including conversing in business risk terminology and having a walk-and-talk management style—are the results of hard work, experience and skill, other important factors—like having top-level support from day one—may be a matter of being in the right place at the right time.

For the full article, see our eBook, Security Leadership Issue 1!

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