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Q&A: An Unusual Season

“If you’d asked me six months ago if it’s easy to make decisions whether to go forward with a game or an event based on threats, I’d say no, it’s terribly hard. But now, I think the decisions on whether to go forward with an event are easy compared with what we’re facing today.”
Cathy Lanier, senior vice president of security for the National Football League discusses how the coronavirus pandemic redefined the phrase “game changer” and how she’s already looking at what lies ahead.

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Intellectual Property

An Unfair Advantage

The United States is taking a multiprong approach to preventing intellectual property theft. But it needs international partners to succeed.

Designing Better School Lockdown Drills

Should lockdown drills in schools be as commonplace as fire drills? New guidance from the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) shares tips for lockdown drill design, content, and variables.

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.

Virtualization and Empowerment


When disaster strikes, can you take your security operations to-go? A long-term push toward digital transformation paid off for Microsoft’s security department when COVID-19 hit, putting business continuity and security monitoring plans to the test.

Security Management Podcast

July 2020: Intellectual Property Protection; Improving Guard Training

In this episode of SM Highlights, Sandra Stibbards explains security hygiene basics to avoid intellectual property theft attempts, and Glen Kitteringham, CPP, breaks down active versus passive learning within security guard training programs.

Read more about the topics discussed in this month’s podcast in the July issue of Security Management.

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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: An Introduction to Celebrity Protection and Touring

Featured in the July Issue

An Introduction to Celebrity Protection and Touring offers a look into the specifics of protecting celebrities in the music and film businesses.



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