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29 June 2017

Security Management Highlights July 2017

A new report says the elderly in the United States are experiencing widespread sexual abuse. Security professionals should consider the different behavioral responses to terrorism. Plus, how Houston, Texas, made Super Bowl LI a security success.​

07 June 2017

Security Management Highlights June 2017

The challenges of building a continuous border wall between Mexico and the United States, a laboratory explores retail loss prevention techniques, plus - what we can learn about cybersecurity from the Ukraine power grid attack.

02 June 2017

Security Trends: Protecting Houses of Worship

Houses of worship are more vulnerable to attack than ever, but these properties must maintain the balance of being an open environment, as well as hardened against threats. ASIS Cultural Properties Council member Jim McGuffey, CPP, PSP, PCI joins us to talk about the latest trends in protecting these facilities.


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 ASIS Research and Reports

New Foundation CRISP Report focuses on Sports Team Travel Security (PDF) - This latest report in the series has been 'published' via a micro-site where the content is easier to access. Authored by Jacques Island and Peter Tarlow Ph.D, the report explores the unique risk that athletes and sports venues face and provides general mitigation recommendations.

The United States Security Industry: Size and Scope, Insights, Trends and Data - joint study with IOFM, this groundbreaking report serves as an benchmark study of the private security industry’s expansion over the past decade and its projected future growth. An analysis of the security products and services market, as well as the industry’s personnel market, is presented within the report.

Persuading Senior Management with Effective, Evaluated Security Metrics (PDF) - provides summaries of metrics used in the security field, as well as scores them against the Security Metrics Evaluation Tool (Security MET) to evaluate their effectiveness. The report also offers guidelines for using metrics with an emphasis on organizational risk and return on investment.

Security Industry Survey of Risks and Professional Competencies (PDF) - identifies the industry talent needs and generates actionable recommendations for strengthening the workforce. Key findings include cybersecurity, crime, mobile technology, natural disasters, and globalization were ranked as the top five risks most likely to affect an enterprise over the next five years.