Corporate security professionals often find themselves in a challenging position when it comes to getting the green light for projects. Frequently, however, executives fail to fully grasp the real threats facing their organization, leading to underinvestment in security measures. So how can leaders address this problem?

Alex Rodriguez, Director of the Global Security Communications Center at The Walt Disney Company, is on the show today. In this episode, Alex explains the importance of leadership buy-in in the security industry. He also shares strategies for gaining and maintaining leadership support for security initiatives, best practices for aligning expectations and clear communication with leadership, and real-world examples of projects and initiatives that benefited from leadership buy-in.

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