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Revised Chief Security Officer standard released

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SIS International has released a revised ANSI/ASIS Chief Security Officer American National Standard that provides a high-level framework for organizations to use when developing a senior security leadership position.

Applicable to both private and public sectors, the Standard provides a methodology to evaluate and respond to a spectrum of threats to tangible and intangible assets on both a domestic and global basis.

“By identifying who owns what, who is accountable, and what is shared, organizations can then determine what is needed within its ‘senior security executive’ position and the competencies that are best suited for that role,” said Jerry Brennan, technical committee chair and chief executive, Security Management Resouces.

The Executive Summary is available as a PDF download at


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