In the corporate world, there’s been a lot of talk about silos. There are even books and courses on the dangers of siloing. Corporate security is no exception. Practitioners tend to speak the same language, think the same way, react in a similar manner, and use the same tools and methods.
Being outside of that silo allows you to learn different parts of the organization and expose yourself to ideas you may not otherwise have thought of when you were dealing with your peers in the security realm.