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Introducing the GSX 2018 Community

Introducing the GSX 2018 Community

By Joe McDonald, CPP, PSP Hello, everyone! On behalf of the Las Vegas Chapter of ASIS International, we look forward to welcoming you to the industry’s flagship event, Global Security Exchange (GSX). I am especially pleased to be able to kick off the GSX Community…

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Bradley D. Spacy and K.T. McFarland Announced for Global Security Exchange Keynote Lineup

Bradley D. Spacy and K.T. McFarland Announced for Global Security Exchange Keynote Lineup

Air Force Major General Bradley D. Spacy and former Trump Administration Deputy National Security Advisor K.T. McFarland are joining CNN host Fareed Zakaria and futurist Scott Klososky in next month’s GSX keynote lineup. As Commander of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, General…

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An Australian Perspective on a Security Systems Installation Project

An Australian Perspective on a Security Systems Installation Project

By Paul Ducker  Integrating security projects within a large public transport department in a state the size of Texas with just one law enforcement agency is challenging at the best of times. There are so many hurdles to negotiate whilst managing competing priorities. When…

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Cybersmart Buildings: Investments in Connectivity and Automation

Cybersmart Buildings: Investments in Connectivity and Automation

By Jason Rosselot, CPP, CISSP  Your building is talking. Can you quiet it down before hackers hear? “Door held open.” “Object left behind.” “Access granted.” Building systems—from security and life safety systems to building automation and controls—generate and process data 24/7/365. Today’s buildings and…

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OSPAs Finalists Announced

OSPAs Finalists Announced

OSPAs Finalists Announced Now in their third year, the U.S. 2018 U.S. Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) are part of a global awards program to recognize and reward companies, teams, and individuals who have performed at an exceptional level within the security sector. The full…

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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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