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Remote Learning Heightens Ransomware Threats

In 2020, more than 1,600 schools in the United States were targeted by ransomware. Nearly 60 percent of these incidents involved K-12 schools, and the FBI has noted an increase in attacks on districts in fall 2020 when the academic year began.

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cannabis industry security

Securing the Green Rush

The variability of security requirements in regulations makes cannabis industry security challenging—if not confusing—for entrepreneurs.
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No Clean Break for Brexit

After a tumultuous four-year battle over Brexit, the UK and EU finally reached a trade agreement. But it leaves supply chains and workforce pools in uncharted territory.

Security Management Podcast

May: Synthetic Identity Fraud, Convergence, Global Management

Helena Wood joins SM Highlights host Chuck Harold to discuss the rising and evolving threat of synthetic identity fraud and how fraud threatens national security; Mark Weatherford shares an update on the state of cyber–physical convergence; and James Morris, CPP, explores changes in global security management over the past year.

This episode of SM Highlights is sponsored by AlertEnterprise.

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The AI Race is On

We are living in the middle of a new arms race between global powers as technologists, scientists, and military leaders work to develop artificial intelligence (AI) applications. AI is still in its early stages, but already researchers know that it can be used to solve problems and tasks, sometimes at levels that would outperform humans. This poses a great advantage, but also a potential danger depending on how AI is developed and implemented over time.

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Are you protecting your intellectual property along the supply chain? James Acevedo, CPP, from the ASIS Supply Chain & Transportation Security Community, explains how IP is targeted in development and transit and how organizations can better identify security lapses—both physical and cyber—through in-depth due diligence.

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.

The Vaccine Is Here, Are You Ready?

Organizations need to begin to plan now for the wider rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine and what policies and procedures they need to have in place.

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: U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century

 U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century

Featured in the May/June Issue

U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century examines recent hurricanes, tornadoes, and wildfires in the context of larger analysis of policy and population impacts.



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