Skip to Content

Tag: Brian Katz

20 Under 40

'20 under 40' end users work to build security success

February 25, 2015Amy Canfield

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—It's difficult to raise risk awareness among employees when everyone thinks everything is going just fine. Achieving security autonomy across different types of businesses that fall under one banner with almost 30,000 employees is difficult, too.Those were just two of the challenges discussed by two of the “20 under 40” end user award winners at during the Next Gen Security Series at TechSec Solutions 2015, held here Feb. 3-4.“Challenge is changing people's...

20 under 40, A&P, Brad Reeves, Brian Katz, David Avedikian, Google, loss prevention, Next Gen Security Series, physical security, Security Systems News, Southwest Airlines, TechSec Solutions 2015

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

News and Notes

What is it about Genetec that wins it top-employer awards?

February 11, 2015Amy Canfield

Genetec, a developer of open-platform, hardware and cloud-based services for the physical security and public safety industries, based in Montreal, hosted a Press Summit this week. I was supposed to be there. But no! A snowstorm on Sunday prevented me from making my flight out. I was disappointed. I was interested in learning and reporting about what Genetec has going on for 2015 in advance of its reveals at ISC West. I also was looking forward to finding out more about the corporate culture of the...

Brian Katz, corporate culture, Genetec, Google, John Loud, Loud Security, physical security, Security Systems News, TechSec2015

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

Google's Brian Katz advocates diverse staff, bottom-to-top security buy-in

February 4, 2015Amy Canfield

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.— Security professionals are working today in an exciting time, a time of a “new paradigm” where security is evolving faster than ever as an integral part of the company culture and not merely a separate program, according to a top manager for Google.That new paradigm means building teams with diverse, complementary backgrounds to make security the best it can be.It also includes deciding if security wants to be “feared, revered or irrelevant” and taking...

Brian Katz, Google, Security Systems News, TechSec 2015

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

20 Under 40

End Users '20 under 40' 2014—Brian Katz

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

Brian Katz, 36Manager, global investigations and intelligence manager, Google, Mountain View, Calif.Katz's team is responsible for internal corporate investigators, asset investigators, monitoring and the management of threats to Google's employees, buildings and information. The intel program includes the 24/7 global security operations center, which serves as the monitoring and customer service hub for Google's security, safety and transportation team while also supporting business operations worldwide....

Brian Katz, End Users '20 under 40' 2014, Google

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

Google's Brian Katz to keynote TechSec 2015

October 15, 2014SSN Staff

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Safety in the cloud, the battle for decision-making with video surveillance and the affect of retail-focused security technology on other vertical markets are among the topics that will be examined and debated at TechSec 2015, the security industry's premier new and emerging technology conference.TechSec organizers today announced the keynote speaker and the educational program line up for the conference, which will take place Feb. 3-4 at the Delray Beach Marriott.Brian Katz,...

Brian Katz, Google, Security Systems News, TechSec2015

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon