ASIS International today announced Principles of of Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centers, 2nd Edition, as its 2022 Security Industry Book of the Year. In their book, Michael J. Fagel, Ph.D., CEM, Rick C. Mathews, MS, NRP (ret.) and J. Howard Murphy, PhD, FacEM, CEM, NRP offer an insightful look into the world of emergency management. Selection committee members found the book to be an invaluable tool in understanding and directing a variety of emergency operations.
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Introducing the Executive Protection Certificate
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To keep pace with the ever-evolving security industry, ASIS International has released an update to the Protection of Assets (POA) reference set. ASIS members receive a discount of $200 off the list price. Learn more about the new POA
Newly Updated Preemployment Background Screening Guideline
Hiring a new employee is an important responsibility. This Guideline aids employers in developing, implementing and maintaining a preemployment background screening and vetting program to bring into the organization individuals who will be effective assets. Learn more about the updated Preemployment Background Screening Guideline
While studying for a criminal justice degree from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Mark Cole spent his summers working for a commercial printing firm. Today, this firm is a major printing and marketing enterprise with approximately 15,000 employees.
“Security management provides the opportunity to assist in managing day-to-day activities but also provides direction to leadership and others in times of crisis,” Cole says. “I gain satisfaction in knowing I can assist people and provide direction in times of need.”
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