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CCPA Deep Dive: How California is Enforcing its Major Privacy Law

California’s attorney general began enforcing the first U.S. state-level comprehensive privacy law in summer 2020, creating opportunities and challenges for organizations subject to compliance.

“…as we battle a pandemic that has moved so much of life online, companies know more about us, our children, our habits than ever before,” California Attorney General Xavier Becerra explained. “That data is today’s gold. And as with gold, there’s been a rush to mine, use, and sell our personal information. Americans need robust tools that allow them to understand who has their data, what was collected, if it can be deleted, and how they can opt out of downstream selling.”

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The Evolving Nature of Travel

The travel and tourism industries—and those organizations looking to relaunch business travel—must be flexible enough to deal with the uncertainty of the virus as well as the constantly shifting regulatory landscape of every country.

Mobile Devices Ease Access

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals have been increasingly reliant on technology and their personal devices to order groceries, scan menus, track deliveries, turn on lights, and unlock vehicles and their homes. They are turning to their smartphones for more mobile—and hygienic—solutions. And they are starting to bring those expectations of convenience to access control.

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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

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: Executing Crisis: A C-Suite Crisis Leadership Survival Guide

Executing Crisis is a solid handbook for those new to crisis management and a useful reference for those looking to improve their crisis communication approaches.

Featured in the December Issue

Executing Crisis provides a novel approach to crisis planning and management.



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