Exclusive Roundtable: 9/11 Lessons Learned

Five security experts take a forward-thinking look at security and public safety 10 years after the events of Sept. 11, 2001


Ten years have passed since 19 terrorist hijackers forever changed the domestic security landscape of the United States. Not only did the attacks claim the lives of nearly 3,000 innocent people, they led to the creation of government agencies and new regulations for air travel.
While the focus of most security efforts in the wake of 9/11 have been on protecting airplanes and other critical infrastructure, the attacks have also dramatically altered the way corporate executives develop security plans. In this SecurityInfoWatch.com/STE exclusive roundtable-in-print, current and former security executives discuss the impact that 9/11 has had on their profession and the future of corporate security moving forward.


The experts:

  • Timothy Giles, president of Risk/Security Management & Consulting and former director of security at IBM
  • Randy Harrison, managing director, corporate security, Delta Air Lines
  • Keith L. Kambic, director of security and life safety-Willis Tower, U.S. Equities Asset Management
  • John Tello, assistant director, safety & security, Boston Properties
  • Carlos Villarreal, senior vice president, commercial real estate security services, Whelan Security


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