A Decade Later, Did 9/11 Really Alter Our Security Landscape?

Ten years ago this month, I wrote the following in my monthly column for this magazine: “It is frustrating to the point of absurdity — the fact that the security mindset in our country sets us up for the tragedies like those we all witnessed on...


A security policy is a business process. And any business process that is not validated is useless. If nothing else, the residual effects of 9/11 have clearly demonstrated that mitigating risk requires a strategic plan, organizational alignment, and most importantly, the courage to confront the enemy — even if it is in your own boardroom.