To protect their assets, organizations often appoint a senior security executive (SSE) to implement a strategic security framework. This Standard provides organizational guidance on the establishment of an SSE role, addresses how to position this role within an organization and outlines responsibilities, key competencies, and critical success factors related to the SSE function.
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About the Standard
This Standard provides organizational guidance on the establishment of an SSE role for creating and leading a holistic protection of assets program. As the most senior individual within an organization tasked with responsibility for the organization’s security function, the SSE role has various titles in the industry such as (but not limited to):
- Chief Security Officer
- Vice President of Security
- Head of Global Security
- Director of Corporate Security
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