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Increasing The Ability To Survive In Critical Trauma Incidents

Increasing The Ability To Survive In Critical Trauma Incidents

By Richard Smith  The horrific events in Parkland, Florida, Sutherland Springs, Texas, and, unfortunately, other locations around the U.S., have propelled a nationwide conversation on preventing and responding to an active shooter situation. This dialogue has led to an increase in training focused on...

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School Security the Focus of ASIS International 2018 Security Cares Program

School Security the Focus of ASIS International 2018 Security Cares Program

Free education at Global Security Exchange to address school violence prevention and response; panelists include Las Vegas law enforcement, government, mental health, and security professionals ASIS International’s free Security Cares education program will provide the Las Vegas community with access to important school security discussions...

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Exhibitor Profile: Boon Edam (Booth #1715)

Exhibitor Profile: Boon Edam (Booth #1715)

Security entrances are a critical part of any facility’s overall security plan. Ideally, they are part of a layered approach to security that includes the appropriate elements for the needs of the facility, the level of sensitivity of the work or materials that are housed...

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Multigenerational Strategic Leadership

Multigenerational Strategic Leadership

By Brittany Galli  Why do we consistently wonder why we aren’t farther ahead in our profession or respected like we want to be? The 5 essential traits of great leaders reflect personal attributes, not roles inherent to the position. We sometimes forget how these...

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Young Professionals GSX Experience Now Accepting Applications

Young Professionals GSX Experience Now Accepting Applications

Applications due: COB 17 August 2018 2017 award winners Scot Nabors (left) and Rachael Paskvan (right) pose with ASIS International Board Member Tim McCreight, CPP. Since 2014, the ASIS Young Professionals Council has helped young professionals attend the annual ASIS conference and provided them with...

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Expect Xceptional Value at GSX

Expect Xceptional Value at GSX

In July, we updated you on the new features that will be arriving on the Global Security Exchange (GSX) show floor this September, including a new career fair, the GSX D3 Xperience—providing hands-on demos surrounding unmanned drones, droids, and defense systems—and more. Now, we’d like...

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Evaluating Building Layouts to Mitigate Active Assailant Threats

Evaluating Building Layouts to Mitigate Active Assailant Threats

By Timothy Brewer  With 2017 and 2018 both setting unfortunate new records for the number of active shooter situations, the very real and growing threat of armed assailant attacks is clear. Events such as the school shootings in Parkland, FL and Sante Fe, Texas...

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How Augmented and Virtual Reality Affect Security

How Augmented and Virtual Reality Affect Security

By Travis Rothbloom  The computer. The internet. The smartphone. What’s next? Many believe that Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) will be mankind’s next giant leap and there are already instances where their influence has affected the security industry. For the planning stages,...

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Updating Security Operations Procedures with AI Technology

Updating Security Operations Procedures with AI Technology

By Steve Reinharz  The artificial intelligence (AI) revolution brings new technologies into daily life. We’ve seen AI usage in diagnostic applications within the healthcare industry and in the emergence of self-driving cars, and with the growth experienced in these areas, it’s become hard to avoid...

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Global Security Exchange (GSX) Exhibit Hall to Spotlight Innovations and Trends Shaping Security

Global Security Exchange (GSX) Exhibit Hall to Spotlight Innovations and Trends Shaping Security

ASIS International unveiled plans for enhanced learning, career development opportunities, and access to the groundbreaking technologies shaping the future of the security industry, as part of an exhibit hall like no other at the 2018 Global Security Exchange (GSX). In the first year of its...

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A Zero Trust Approach to Information Security

A Zero Trust Approach to Information Security

By Christopher Frenz With the pandemic ransomware attacks of both WannaCry and NotPetya devastating companies around the globe, ransomware was a prominent headline in 2017. It’s estimated that in 2017, companies recovering from these and other ransomware attacks incurred $5 billion in damages. One of...

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