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The Hard Truth About Soft Skills

February 2019 | COVER STORY

Soft skills are a crucial to security managers’ success. Although hard skills like specialized security knowledge and technical expertise are still essential, a successful leader needs a broader skillset to navigate different managing situations, experts say. Security Management asked five industry recruiters to discuss which soft skills they believed to be most crucial for security managers.

Learn more in this article from Mark Tarallo, Senior Content Manager for Security Management.

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An Amenity of Necessity

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Top Angst: Cyber and Travel

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February 2019 Legal Report

This month’s “Legal Report” is a roundup of major security-related legislation considered by the 115th U.S. Congress, which concluded in January 2019.