June 27, 2018 | Security Magazine | While the specific day-to-day tasks for a Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) may vary from organization to organization, there are typical, core functions that are universally familiar, be it crisis management, travel security or executive protection. Responsibility for the safety, security and well-being of an organization, its assets, people and reputation has widespread institutional impact. With so many eyes on the security team, there is often a delicate balance between ensuring all needs are covered and getting pulled into every issue that arises, even if it falls outside the department’s defined area of responsibility. Security teams must remain focused, or risk giving in to scope creep and being taken off-task.
Dillon Twombly, Senior Vice President of Corporate Sales at Dataminr, discusses how a baseline process for managing scope creep can be broken down into three steps: start with a plan, support the mission and show your value.