Natalie Runyon
Director, Global Security
Thomson Reuters
New York, NY

Security Awareness – Keeping Everyone in the Loop

Abstract:  Industry best practice suggests that collaboration on security awareness between the groups responsible for cyber security and facility/people security is absolutely key.  Often times, however, the security awareness does not cover notification and escalation for actual incidents or crisis events.  Learn about one expert’s view on the need to document and converge notification and escalation processes of all corporate incidents involving cyber, facility and people safety.

Biography:  Natalie is currently the Director, Global Security at Thomson Reuters, where she is the global lead for the company’s Crisis Management and Executive Protection programs and is responsible for security operations in the Americas.  Before joining Thomson Reuters, she spent 9 years at Goldman Sachs in the Office of Global Security and 5 years at Central Intelligence Agency as an Illicit Transactions analyst.  She specializes in crisis management and leadership development for the next generation of leaders within the security industry.  Ms. Runyon utilizes her leadership and communications expertise as a trainer for women and young professionals in the security industry, as an author of articles in Security magazine and The Glass Hammer,  and as an adjunct instructor at the NYU School of Continued & Professional Studies. She is a new member to the New York Chapter of Women@ThomsonReuters and is excited to be offering a pilot program of her “How to be the CEO of Your Career” in 2013.  She earned her MBA from The George Washington University and her B.S. in International Trade and Finance from Louisiana State University. She is an ASIS Certified Protection Professional and Certified Professional Coach.  She resides in NYC with her husband and young son.

Simplifying Notification:  The Case for Converging Notification & Escalation of Cyber, Facility and People Safety Incidents