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How to Safeguard Children in Houses of Worship

Sex and crime are typically not activities we consider when we think about places of worship. However, churches, mosques, temples, and synagogues are not exempt from abusive clergy. Many abusers are never held accountable as they change memberships and move to another area, state, or country.

Houses of worship with nurseries, preschools, children’s programs, youth ministries, gymnasiums, and youth transportation have a responsibility to keep children in their care safe. And security professionals have a unique role to play.

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November 2020: Remote School Security Threats, Plus Retail Loss Prevention Amid Civil Unrest

In this month’s episode, Frank Straub of the National Police Foundation outlines the new potential warning signs of school violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, Joshua Skule and Craig Matsumoto from Allied Universal discuss retail loss prevention amid civil unrest, both in the storefront and along the supply chain.
Read more about these topics in the November issue of Security Management

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Automated Alerts on the Rise

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, investments were being made to advance autonomous technologies to make business processes—and life in general—more efficient and environmentally friendly.
With the rise of the coronavirus, however, came even more interest in using and developing these technologies to limit human interaction and the spread of disease.

Check out this month's issue of Security Technology.

Disease Outbreak Security Resources

Disease Outbreak Security Resources

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has had a major impact on the security and business continuity of organizations around the globe. In light of the outbreak, ASIS has curated useful resources for security professionals.

Hasty COVID-19 Responses Open Windows for Corruption

In the West Africa Ebola outbreak of 2014–2016, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) played a pivotal role in disease prevention. Teams of volunteers provided treatment and care, as well as burying victims of the disease, preventing as many as 10,500 additional cases, IFRC estimates. However, where there is money being spent on crisis response, there is opportunity for fraudsters to take action.

ASIS Calendar of Events

As the preeminent organization for security management professionals, ASIS International offers a dynamic calendar of events to advance your professional development. From executive education to global exchanges, our events work together to help you reach new heights in your career.

Book Review: Data Breaches: Crisis and Opportunity

Featured in the November Issue

Data Breaches: Crisis and Opportunity advises readers to mitigate the crisis early—pay attention to early warnings and take appropriate actions quickly.



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