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Career Opportunities in Security Management

Career Opportunities in Security Management

By Ron Martin, CPP  It is important to note that security is a business function, not a subset or spin-off of the criminal justice system. Therefore, security management is a distinct field of academic study, separate and apart from criminal justice. Entrants to the…

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Cryptocurrency Security Challenges

Cryptocurrency Security Challenges

By Brent Barker  Criminals are early adopters of new technology. They use it to create new crimes and improve old crimes. Law enforcement and the laws are always playing catch-up. This is especially true for cryptocurrencies. In 2017 the value of cryptocurrencies exploded. At…

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Fareed Zakaria, Scott Klososky to Kick-off GSX Keynote Lineup

Fareed Zakaria, Scott Klososky to Kick-off GSX Keynote Lineup

The Global Security Exchange (GSX) keynote lineup will kick off on Monday and Tuesday with presentations from Fareed Zakaria, global thinker, columnist and CNN host, and futurist and technology visionary Scott Klososky. Zakaria, host of CNN’s Peabody Award-winning “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” is former editor-at-large of…

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Exhibitor Profile: AMAG Technology, Inc. (Booth #1239)

Exhibitor Profile: AMAG Technology, Inc. (Booth #1239)

 AMAG Technology provides an end-to-end solution that includes access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, identity management, visitor management, and incident management. Products are powered by a robust policy-based platform to help security operations mitigate risk, reduce cost, and maintain compliance. At the heart of…

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Medical Cannabis Security: From Seed to Sale

Medical Cannabis Security: From Seed to Sale

By Tim Sutton, CPP In more states than not and in an increasing number of countries around the world, medical cannabis security has become a unique new challenge. In the U.S., twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws legalizing medical cannabis. Cultivation,…

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Exhibitor Profile: Orion Entrance Control, Inc. (Booth #521)

Exhibitor Profile: Orion Entrance Control, Inc. (Booth #521)

 Orion Entrance Control, Inc. manufactures optical turnstiles for corporate, government, and university lobbies. Orion’s turnstiles allow easy entry for employees and visitors. The turnstiles range from a high-security bi-parting full glass speed lane to a four-inch-wide pure optical pedestal. With an award-winning design coupled…

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Exhibitor Profile: Johnson Controls

Exhibitor Profile: Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls: Booth #2217 Johnson Controls, Security Products: Booth #2015  Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a range of customers in more than 150 countries. Its 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure, and next-generation transportation…

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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 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 place, but…

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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…

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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…

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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.”…

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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…

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