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Business Continuity for the Aftermath of an Active Shooter Incident

Business Continuity for the Aftermath of an Active Shooter Incident

By Hector Sanchez, MBA; CPP, PCI, PSP Here we are just over 151 days into 2018 and we already have “473” injured and ”202” killed in active shooter incidents with over 7 months remaining in 2018. There are many reasons why such horrible incidents take...

Managing Cyber Extortion Crises

Managing Cyber Extortion Crises

To be presented by: Lynn de Vries, CPP, PCI & Erik de Vries, CPP Managing a crisis is always a challenge. But managing a crisis about something that is completely out of your comfort zone can be even more challenging. This is more and more...

International Buyer Program at GSX

International Buyer Program at GSX

ASIS International is proud to be a participant once again in the U.S. Department of Commerce International Buyer Program (IBP), which recognizes the importance of Global Security Exchange to the security industry worldwide. We invite you to join an IBP delegation from your country to...

The Dark Web: Protecting Brand, Reputation, and Assets

The Dark Web: Protecting Brand, Reputation, and Assets

What makes the dark web? By Cynthia Hetherington, The Hetherington Group  The Dark Web, or darknet, is classified as a small portion of the World Wide Web that has been intentionally hidden and is inaccessible through standard web browsers. There is no “darknet Google.”...

Karen Marquez Memorial Honor Nominations Are Now Open

Karen Marquez Memorial Honor Nominations Are Now Open

Annual Honor Recognizes Outstanding Women in Security The Karen Marquez Honor is presented annually to a female security professional who has consistently worked for the betterment of the security industry over an extended period (minimum 15 years experience or equivalent—law enforcement/military, or 10 years experience...

GSX: By The Industry & For The Industry

GSX: By The Industry & For The Industry

Welcome to the GSX blog. On behalf of the HQ team, we’re excited to be able to share program news and updates, offer sneak peaks of the education and technology you will experience in September, and provide behind the scenes glimpses of what it takes...

Outstanding Security Performance Awards Open, New Young Professional Category Added

Outstanding Security Performance Awards Open, New Young Professional Category Added

Nominations are now being accepted for the US OSPAs. The US OSPAs are part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries and designed to recognize and reward outstanding performance within the security sector. Entry to the US OSPAs is open to companies,...

3 Myths and Tips of Campus Security (Education & Houses of Worship)

3 Myths and Tips of Campus Security (Education & Houses of Worship)

by Garret Macrine 3 myths of campus security for educational institutions and houses of worship 1. “A security guard or officers on campus will give the atmosphere of a prison or make people feel like they are under siege.” 2. “Schools and places of worship...

Top 5 Issues for Campus Security (Education & Houses of Worship)

Top 5 Issues for Campus Security (Education & Houses of Worship)

by Garret Macrine 1. These institutions want to operate on an “open campus” platform in an effort to foster an atmosphere of invitation to newcomers, welcoming guests and acceptance. In parallel they open them selves up to vulnerabilities from bad actors who look for soft...

Top 5 Reasons to Attend GSX

Top 5 Reasons to Attend GSX

After 64 years of delivering the most comprehensive security event in the world, you probably don’t need any more reasons to attend, but as we dive headfirst into the evolution of Global Security Exchange, we’ve laid out the top 5 reasons you won’t want to...