ASIS International Commends STOP School Violence Legislation
ASIS International hailed passage of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that will help increase school security by providing grant money for a variety of school safety measures.
2018 Public-Private Analytic Exchange Program (AEP) Underway
The AEP facilitates collaborative partnerships between members of the private sector and teams of experienced U.S government analysts to form subcommittees that work to create joint analytic products of interest to both the private sector and the U.S. government.
ASIS International Joins the Emergency Services Sector Coordinating Council (ESSCC)
ASIS has accepted an invitation from Sheriff Paul H. Fitzgerald, Chair of the Emergency Services Sector Coordinating Council (ESSCC), to join the growing list of organizations that belong to the ESSCC.
ASIS and ATF Sign Memorandum of Understanding
On 19 January 2018, ASIS and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) confirming their mutual intent to promote cooperation for public safety and security, and to develop education and information sharing programs.
New Tax Incentives for Security and Fire Protection Systems Fact Sheet
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law on 22 December, 2017, provides tax benefits on the implementation of certain commercial-use security systems. The fact sheet below was provided by our friends at the Security Industry Association (SIA) and explains the relevance of these new tax expensing provisions and opportunities for integrators and those with purchasing power within enterprises.