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Bringing a Corporate Security Culture to Life - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124172319, 9780124172418

Bringing a Corporate Security Culture to Life

1st Edition

Proven Practices

Author: Peter Cheviot
eBook ISBN: 9780124172418
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 6th September 2013
Page Count: 10
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Bringing a Corporate Security Culture to Life is a video presentation. Length: 18 minutes.

In Bringing a Corporate Security Culture to Life, presenter Peter Cheviot, former vice president of corporate security for BAX Global Inc., discusses how to build and maintain a corporate security culture that encourages company employees to take ownership of security and facilitates communication. In this 18-minute video presentation of narrated slides, the concept of "security culture" is defined, and Cheviot explains how it can improve the effectiveness of security and risk management programs.

Security culture refers to the idea that the security manager must encourage shared ownership of and accountability for the organization’s security program among all employees. In this presentation, the ways to achieve a good security culture are outlined. They include impressing the return on investment (ROI) of security services, designating security ambassadors for various functional areas of the business, providing training, connecting with senior management, and sharing security program performance results.

When employees and other business stakeholders feel that they have ownership over security policies, the results are higher compliance, return on investment, and net gains through continuous improvements. The tools and recommendations found in Bringing a Corporate Security Culture to Life will help security managers and their teams achieve these results.

Bringing a Corporate Security Culture to Life is a part of Elsevier’s Security Executive Council Risk Management Portfolio, a collection of real world solutions and "how-to" guidelines that equip executives, practitioners, and educators with proven information for successful security and risk management programs.

Key Features

  • The 18-minute, visual PowerPoint presentation with audio narration format is excellent for group learning
  • Introduces the concept of workplace security culture and explains how it can help further the objectives of the security program
  • Encourages a top-down approach: When top management is invested in the security culture, the rest of the organization will naturally follow their lead


Executives and business leaders who want to understand how to utilize security culture to maximize the efficiency of their security and risk management efforts; security professionals seeking to add cultural and cross-functional acumen for further development in their programs; educators for use in corporate training programs or in the classroom

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Bringing a Corporate Security Culture to Life
  • A Proven Practices Presentation


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© Elsevier 2013
6th September 2013
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About the Author

Peter Cheviot

Peter Cheviot has demonstrated a record of innovation and leadership in the global supply chain and logistics industry. His work has been cited internationally for influencing corporate results and recognized for establishing industry best practice models.

He served as vice president and chief security officer for BAX Global for more than 17 years. During that time, BAX Global was recognized by various regulatory and industry associations as having an industry best practice corporate security program. Working primarily in the air cargo industry, Cheviot has been in many key positions including operations, sales, and general management.

Affiliations and Expertise

Subject matter expert faculty, Security Executive Council; former vice president of corporate security, BAX Global

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