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David M. Cullen
Intelligence Security International (ISI)
Dave founded ISI in 2009 after 23 years in the risk management/security business. ISI serves Fortune 100 firms, universities and non-profit organizations, and multinational government entities with an extensive slate of services in security, investigations, business risk management, training and awareness.
Dave began his career in 1986 while working at Digital Equipment Corporation as a cooperative student at Northeastern University. He has held senior management positions at several prestigious companies including Stratus Computer, Lotus Development Corporation, and State Street Bank. His experience encompasses executive and strategic management, operations, corporate investigations, security system design, training, sales, and recruiting. At State Street he directed security for the bank’s worldwide facilities, as well as, its Global Command Center.
While at State Street, Dave was selected to attend the ISMA Management Training Program in Washington D.C. He was later tapped to participate in and ultimately lead the Mentoring and Diversity Committee.
Following his tenure at State Street, Dave served as Business Development Manager for Allied Security (Currently AlliedBarton Security) selling the very service he once was tasked with managing. He was promoted to District Manager and then to Senior District Manager responsible for a 20+ million dollar super district spanning four states.
Dave also managed one of the largest national accounts for Tyco Fire and Safety’s Software House division prior to leaving and becoming a Vice President in TSS International, a retained search firm for Security Executives.
Dave’s professional and volunteer affiliations include the National Speakers Association, ASIS International, where he has held several leadership positions for local chapters and the international organization. The High Technology Crime Investigations Association (HTCIA); International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), and Business Owner Management Association (BOMA), as well as, local community based groups. He was recently nominated to sit on a non-profit board for Inner City Weightlifting in Boston.
David holds a BA/BS in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University. He lives with his wife and two children in Burlington, MA.
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With Business Mobility Comes More Security Woes
While mobile technology has made business operations easier, it has also opened the door to security concerns. Our expert explains what to prioritize.
May 6, 2014
Super Bowl XLVIII & Sochi Olympics Security Concerns
As the U.S. approaches two of the biggest sporting events -- the Super Bowl and Olympics -- Americans need to keep these security tips in mind.
Jan 31, 2014
The Security Stories of 2013 that Will Prepare Us for 2014
The security stories of 2013 can teach us how to better protect ourselves in 2014. Industry Insights' David Cullen reviews what we can improve on.
Dec 10, 2013
Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is a fun time for both children and adults, but don't disregard certain safety steps. Before you rock your costume and head out trick or treating, review the following checklists.
Oct 31, 2013
Is Going Back to School Safe this Year?
As we gear up for the new school year, it's important to remember some of the security changes that could lie ahead. Industry Insights' David Cullen briefs parents on what to expect and what to ask when it comes to school security.
Aug 27, 2013
Summer Safety & Security Tips
Soak up the rays this summer knowing that your home and family are well-protected. Industry Insights' columnist David Cullen shares important security tips.
Jul 1, 2013
Part Two - Boston Marathon Bombings: Security Lessons We Learned
In this column, part two of a two-part series, Industry Insights' David Cullen explains what security lessons Americans can take away from the horrific events that occurred at the 2013 Boston Marathon.
May 28, 2013
Boston Marathon Bombings: Security Lessons We Learned
The Boston Marathon bombings reminded Americans that in today's post-9/11 world, terrorism is a constant threat. In this column, part one of a two-part series, Industry Insights' David Cullen explains that security is everyone's responsibility.
May 20, 2013
Prevent Identity Theft from Happening to You at Work
Identity theft is not restricted to your home. In fact, your workplace could possibly put you at even greater risk. Industry Insights' columnist David Cullen explains how to protect yourself from identity theft while at work.
Mar 27, 2013
Designing the Future of School Security
After the tragic events in Newtown CT, the questions continue to rise about how safe are our schools and children. Industry Insights' columnist David Cullen offers a few ways schools can improve security policies.
Feb 21, 2013
Training for Today's Business Security Standards
Companies continue to rely more and more on technology as a means of securing their data, facilities and informing their employees and clients. However, this presents major security risks. Industry Insights columnist David Cullen offers advice on proper training methods.
Jan 2, 2013
Security Tips for Professionals Traveling this Holiday Season
Business travelers still need to stay connected to the office while traveling this holiday season; however, it's very important to keep business data safe while traveling. Read what security tips Industry Insights' columnist David Cullen suggests professionals do.
Nov 15, 2012
Violence in the Workplace and How to Prevent It
The prevention of workplace violence needs to become a high priority for any business that values its employees, reputation and future sustainability. Get expert tips on how to prevent violence in the workplace from expert columnist, David Cullen.
Oct 15, 2012