ASIS celebrated Military and Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (MLEAD) on the final day of Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2022. As a thank you for their service, all law enforcement, military, and first responders received a free one-day pass to attend GSX.
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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.”
2020-2024 Strategic Plan
Learn more about the ASIS strategic plan, which includes a heightened focus on:
Achieving Recognition for the Profession
Accelerating Digital Transformation
Elevating the Security Function to Influence Organizational Success
Serving Global Needs
Keep Ahead of Crises by Planning for Complex Scenarios
By Anthony Hurley, CPP, PCI, PSP
Many organizations have gone to great lengths to secure their facilities, whether that is a single building or an entire compound. But as adversaries’ capabilities advance and attack planning cycles accelerate due to the increased availability of open-source information, the days when an organization’s physical security program started at the perimeter fence are behind us.
This new era requires security programs and initiatives that prevail both inside and outside of the perimeter. Security professionals need to think like an adversary, constantly envisioning how a current event—whether planned or unplanned—could be used to an attacker’s advantage.
Also In This Issue
▪ How to Improve Your Situational Awareness
▪ How to Keep High-Performance Security Teams Motivated
▪ Risk, Revisited: Societal Changes and Their Impact on Personnel Risk
▪ Solutions for Hangry Shoplifting
▪ Nation-States Leverage Outside Investigators for Transnational Repression
▪ The Pernicious Problem of Passwords