The coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19) has had a major impact on the security and business continuity of organizations with significant ties to China. It has also created global travel issues, and its potential spread is a good reason for organizations to re-examine their plans in case a pandemic hits a geographic region vital to that organization’s business interests.
In considering future trends and demands, focus on four key areas to increase adaptability enough no matter what lies beyond the horizon.
Incoming ASIS President Godfried Hendriks, CPP, shares advice for incoming security professionals, education opportunities, and the unique community within the security industry—and the role ASIS plays moving forward.
Interviews with two security managers, one in Nigeria and one in Ghana, reveal the progress that the profession has made in the region—and the challenges ahead.
Diversity, an all-encompassing safety focus, and leaders who champion wellness are a few of the initiatives that Jacobs CEO Steve Demetriou stresses.
Adopting a successful ESRM program often requires a full understanding of ESRM – its components, contexts, and complementary strategies.
Scenario analysis helps security leaders manage business threats by accounting for all possible uncertainties.
When Nóirín O’Sullivan, currently the United Nation’s assistant secretary-general for safety and security, began her career with Ireland’s police force back in 1981, the uniform code for female officers was rather strict.
Management practices around the world have failed in maximizing human potential, a recent study found. The result is a bleak global workplace situation—just 15 percent of employees are engaged at work.
The ability to adapt and stay flexible in one’s thinking is crucial for success as a leader or manager.
A security manager’s personal and professional journey can be the basis for compelling stories that educate, inspire, and make emotional connections.
"How can I keep my overburdened team from cracking up?" The question has increasing relevancy for security managers in the contemporary business world. Continually bombarded with information, these managers also face a growing number of security threats. The collective effect can be serious stress overload.
After disasters and conflict, culture can play an irreplaceable role in resilience and recovery for cities and organizations.
A leader’s first 90 days are crucial, often auguring one’s ultimate success or failure.
The project-based economy is on the rise. Global consultant Marko Cabric explains the ramifications for the security industry.
An ASIS leader, devoted parent, and Super Team tennis player details the typical day of a manager of physical security operations at Capital One.
After the second militant attack in two months, the British government plans to announce new rules for the imprisonment of people convicted of terrorist offenses.
Boeing released an embarrassing cache of emails to congressional investigators that call into question the culture of safety the company says it promotes in air transportation.
The internationalization of far-right threats and tension between the Persian Gulf countries rank as the top two security risks for companies in 2020, according to a new risk forecast.
ASIS Foundation study researches the degree to which physical security, cybersecurity, and business continuity have converged into a single department.
The most recent ASIS Mentoring Committee Security Management podcast looks at how careers often flow in unexpected directions.
A new study of the U.S. private security services market predicts continued growth in overall guarding revenue for the next few years.
We Work risk manager shares what he thinks are the outcomes of a successful risk management plan.
A new webinar discusses the importance of thinking about how security processes and systems are designed from a user experience perspective.
Nearly every racial and ethnic group, and people of all ages, saw an increase in opioid-involved and synthetic opioid-involved overdose death rates, CNN reports.
While the budget for cybersecurity is seeing larger increases, both cyber and physical security budgets are on the rise, new research shows.
Systems of sensors, monitors, and data analysis have led warehouses to reorient jobs to find the absolute most efficient way to pick and assemble orders. Safety and security implications abound.