The size, scope, and frequency of recent natural disasters are pushing U.S. agencies to reevaluate their mass care preparedness.
In considering future trends and demands, focus on four key areas to increase adaptability enough no matter what lies beyond the horizon.
New research by the ASIS Foundation indicates that full convergence of physical security, cybersecurity, and business continuity is not commonplace.
Economic sanctions remain an oft-used security tool, but they are far from foolproof. Recent research examines what types of penalties usually get the best results.
Hotel security teams are dealing more and more with potentially damaging social media posts and videos, finding a way forward by relying on fundamental training and cooperation throughout an organization.
Tarah Wheeler shares her thoughts on convergence and responding to security incidents at GSX 2019.
Some employers are dropping marijuana testing from preemployment screening as research on impairment continues.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) releases a new strategic framework for countering terrorism and targeted violence.
School administrators and security leaders face increasingly complex and multidimensional bullying problems.
Some security professionals believe converging functions under one umbrella might save money, but it’s not the top benefit for departments that have taken the plunge.
The opioid crisis in the United States has crossed socioeconomic, geographic, and political lines, affecting a broad swath of the American population—including the workforce.
To avoid emotional, knee-jerk responses to tragic events, security professionals turn to research to ensure strategies are effective.
Adopting a successful ESRM program often requires a full understanding of ESRM – its components, contexts, and complementary strategies.
U.S. officials work with state and local partners to rebuild trust and enhance election security after Russian interference in 2016.
Working with studios, associations, and third-party providers, content creators and owners are constantly trying to prevent the next blockbuster breach.
As houses of worship face increasingly violent threats, faith-based organizations are getting creative in their pursuit of security resources.
Through focus, patience, and non-linear thinking, malicious actors create new paths into organizations. Defenders can use attackers’ tactics against them.
After mass shootings, bombings, cyberattacks, and more, is security fatigue starting to take its toll?
As security officers take on more proactive roles, they face potential legal ramifications from overstepping their bounds.
Not all security recruits need to be security experts. With the talent gap widening and necessary skill sets skewing toward business acumen, leaders are looking to other industries or departments to find fresh insight.
As natural disasters increase in frequency and force, supply chains lengthen, and interconnectivity raises complications, traditional business continuity doesn’t cut it anymore.
Transnational criminal organizations are using improved connectivity and technology to discover new pathways to profit and stymie investigators.
As the measles outbreak spreads in the U.S., security professionals and healthcare providers reassess how to keep business travelers healthy.
After disasters and conflict, culture can play an irreplaceable role in resilience and recovery for cities and organizations.
Department of Interior, military, other agencies cite security concerns with Chinese-made drones.
More than 20 students receiving military training in the United States will be sent back to Saudi Arabia following a Pentagon review of a December 2019 shooting at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida.
In response to catastrophic, ongoing bushfires, 3,000 reservists have been called up to assist in firefighting and evacuations in Australia—the largest military deployment on the continent since World War II.
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.
In new Hong Kong developments, Taiwan stands ready to assist those who want to leave Hong Kong and two homemade bombs with significant explosive capacity were found.
Uber released its first U.S. safety report this week—the only report of its kind for the rideshare industry, examining incidents of sexual assault, physical assault/murder, and motor vehicle fatalities in 2017 and 2018.
Tens of thousands of people protesting in Paris and other French cities led to a shut down of the Eiffel Tower and the country's high-speed train system, as well as clashes with police.
The world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “totally inadequate” so far, said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The impact of rising temperatures, such as more extreme weather and melting polar ice, is already affecting global populations.
International universities are recalling exchange students as Hong Kong protests escalate on college campuses.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation released the Lone Offender Terrorism Report, looking at the people and events surrounding the 52 attacks that have occurred since 1972.
U.S. federal officials say that foreign governments are trying to steal ideas, proprietary information, and research from American universities.
A new webinar discusses the importance of thinking about how security processes and systems are designed from a user experience perspective.
U.S. automaker General Motors claims that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' corrupt bargaining practices hurt its business, resulting in a loss of billions for GM. GM filed the lawsuit in the middle of Fiat's attempts to finalize a merger with a French automaker.
For days, residents of New Delhi, India, have been trapped in a toxic smog, fueled by transportation emissions and agricultural fires.
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.
A data breach compromised sensitive travel information on U.S. Department of Homeland Security and military personnel.
As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness month, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)—launched the “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.” campaign.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) authorized large increases in the production of painkillers despite the growing number of opioid-related deaths in the U.S., according to Justice Department review.