My latest professional article in LinkedIn details some basic components needed to create a comprehensive security program within a professional organization. It’s intended to prevent the compartmentalization and failure to designate appropriate security leaders so that assets can be protected in an efficient and effective manner.
To read the full article, click here.
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Tagged A. Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, crime prevention, homeland Security, Leadership, LinkedIn, Management, physical security, Port Security, public safety, security, Special Event Security
As a corporate security leader, I wave witnessed a trend in where the leadership of security functions have been broken down into silos based on specific niche functions (such as data security, Investigations, Loss Prevention, Physical Security) and allowed to operate in those functional departments; as opposed to in a separate oversight function.
My in-depth professional article on this topic explores how central security leadership can better serve an organization as a whole. Please click here to read it in full.
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Tagged A. Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, crime prevention, cyber security, finance, healthcare security, homeland Security, public safety, security, silos, Subject Matter Expert, transportation security, workplace violence prevention
My April 13th, 2017 column in The Hill is an in-depth, historical look at the highly politicized sanctuary city issue and the potentially dangerous precedents it sets.
Please click here to read it, share it, and discuss it as I’d love to hear your thoughts.
Posted in Public Safety, Security
Tagged A. Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, crime prevention, DHS, Donald J. Trump, homeland Security, ICE, immigration, Sanctuary Cities, The Hill
Please read and share the piece I wrote in The Hill on September 18, 2016 regarding the terror attacks in New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota over the weekend, and questions about the honesty of the language used by local political leaders to brief the public on them.
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Posted in Public Integrity, Public Safety, Security
Tagged A. Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Chelsea Bombings, De Blasio, homeland Security, Kenney, Seaside Park, terrorism, The Hill