Smart cities, connected devices, digitized records, as well as smart cars and homes have become a new reality. While there are tremendous benefits of this technology, it is critical to understand how to use these cutting-edge innovations in safe and secure ways.
For Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, we spoke with Brian Harrell, Vice President of Security, Alert Enterprise and Former Director of Critical Infrastructure Protection for NERC, where he started the biennial GridEx testing program.
ASIS Europe 2019—From Risk to Resilience attracted more than 900 attendees and 45 vendors from 60+ countries – the most attendees and exhibitors of any ASIS European conference to date. ASIS Europe was held in the lively port town of Rotterdam, Netherlands on 27-29 March and provided a scenic backdrop for security industry leaders to discuss the management of security initiatives and future industry trends.
Security Journal brings new perspective to the theory and practice of security management, with evaluations of the latest innovations in security technology, and insight on new practices and initiatives. Topics covered include new security management techniques, as well as news, analysis, and advice regarding current research.
Microsoft and Accenture recently conducted a pivotal Future of Physical Security: Extending Converged Digital Capabilities Across Logical & Physical Environments survey, and the results will challenge the security industry to embrace a new frontier of digital transformation as our society continues to evolve with the rapidly shifting technological landscape.
Board of Directors member Tim McCreight, CPP, shares his takeaways from the ASIS Montevideo, Uruguay Chapter's recent Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) workshop.
ASIS salutes these newly board-certified security practitioners
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, providing new authority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to “mitigate” threats from unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or “drones” using counter-UAS (C-UAS) measures. The new law also makes changes, additions and clarifications to the current rules regulating the private and commercial use of drones.
As stated in the Executive Summary of the new version, “The Framework enables organizations — regardless of size, degree of cybersecurity risk, or cybersecurity sophistication — to apply the principles and best practices of risk management to improving security and resilience.” And business and industry groups fully agree.
To learn more about the FBI’s private sector coordinators in the field, please visit the FBI’s website and listen to a FBI radio public service announcement by clicking on the Strengthening Partnerships with America’s Business Community radio feature.