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Converging Event Security

Recent active assailant attacks on cultural festivals, entertainment districts, and event venues are causing Americans to second-guess attending large-scale public events, and terrorist incidents and mass attacks are driving concerns globally as well. Worldwide, 57 percent of survey respondents report being seriously concerned that a criminal attack may affect attendees.

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Industry News, November 2019

Avigilon Corporation announced that the New Bedford Housing Authority in Massachusetts, USA, selected Avigilon video security solutions to help improve safety and reduce crime within its community.

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Focus on Active Assailant

Active Assailant, Unarmed Officer

Active shooter attacks often end when the perpetrator is apprehended or killed by law enforcement, or when the attacker commits suicide—rarely do assailants run or escape. Having security guards onsite may mitigate the chances of an attack, but this type of embedded response is no guarantee that the attacker will be deterred or stopped.

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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 Operational Security Risk Management

Featured in the November Issue

The book discusses the history of security risk management, as well as the direction the field is heading. It covers essential information on topics including operational security systems, legal issues, workplace violence and aggression, and emergency management.



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