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  • ASIS Awards of Excellence Winners Announced

    Celebrate the 2021 award recipients at the Gallery of Stars—the ASIS Awards of Excellence and Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) on Thursday, 23 September at 12:00 pm EDT. All are welcome!
  • Take you ASIS Membership to the next level!


    ASIS Subject Area Communities are currently recruiting volunteers to help lead community initiatives in 2022. Check out your communities of interest to review opportunities. Applications being accepted through 15 October.

    Visit the Communities:
    https://community.asisonline.org/subjectareacommunities

  • Sign up today!

    Join your security colleagues across the globe and focus on your fitness to support your ASIS Foundation. Run, bike, swim or walk --any activity counts-- from anywhere in the world. Track your steps to help us collectively reach our 34,000-kilometer goal in time for GSX2021, in honor of our 34,000 ASIS members. We will be moving around the map together to end in Orlando, FL , USA for GSX.
  • Robust Programming for its Hybrid GSX 2021 Experience!


    ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, has announced its programming lineup for the hybrid Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021, with in-person and digital experiences taking place 27-29 September at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, FL and via the online GSX event platform.

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    Jim, Great insights.  I really appreciate your response.  I am in agreement that it should not be up to the federal government to regulate the private security industry.  That being said; what do you think the industry can do to improve the level of training ...

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    Thanks for sharing!!! ------------------------------ Abraham Desantiago Young Professional Liaison / Newsletter Editor: ASIS Venezuela Chapter 032 Participant: Young Professional / Human Threat Management Steering Committees Communities E: desantiago1984abraham@gmail.com ...

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    The Federal Government already does this, to a great extent, on Federal properties. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/03/03/2020-04268/federal-management-regulation-physical-security  Nuclear energy is another example where the Federal Government ...

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    Absolutely!  The CMBC content is for everyone :) ------------------------------ Rachelle Loyear VP, Integrated Security Solutions G4S New York NY United States ------------------------------

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    Hi Mike, Could I get a copy of your template? I would love to see it. Thank you, Chris ------------------------------ Christopher Provan CPP, CISSP Chief Security Officer Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library Winterthur, DE cprovan@winterthur.org ...

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ASIS Blog Posts

  • ASIS President John A. Petruzzi, CPP, reflects on the tragic events of 11 September 2001 and the ways that the security profession has grown in the ensuing years. Increased collaboration between security professionals and law enforcement, and between security professionals and their peers, has helped our profession evolve to meet the ever-changing threats of our age.
  • What a year it has been! Despite the challenges of 2020 (and 2021), ASIS members around the globe doubled-down on their efforts over the past year to realize remarkable achievements and contributions to both ASIS and the security management profession. From individual volunteers assuming expanded leadership roles to chapters nimbly transitioning from in-person to virtual events to organizations reaffirming their commitment to certification programs, ASIS members demonstrated that we truly are #StrongerTogether. 
  • Workplace violence and active assailant threats have risen near the forefront of organizations' risk management concerns. Following a year that saw many organizations turn to remote work--leading to increased isolation for many employees--what considerations need to be made to keep facilities safe during the post-COVID return to work? CSO Center member Darcy Leutzinger discusses steps security professionals can take to prevent workplace violence in the current age.
  • In the wake of the Mumbai attack in November 2008, there was a concerted effort to prepare for and respond to Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks (CCTA). However, in the intervening years, focus on these low probability/high impact events has diminished. Dr. Peter Forster, professor emeritus at Penn State University and co-chair for the Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC)'s Combating Terrorism Working Group, sat down with the ASIS Blog to discuss these events.
  • #MyASIS: Andrew Bochman

    Andrew Bochman, senior grid strategist for Idaho National Lab, provides strategic guidance on topics at the intersection of grid security and infrastructure resilience to senior U.S. and international government and industry leaders. As a new ASIS member who joined earlier in 2021, he sat down with the ASIS Blog to discuss how his security journey led him to ASIS membership.

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