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The Fundamentals of Alerting Employees About Their Daily Commutes

An argument can be made that while employees are typically safe and secure within the confines of an office, one of the most dangerous times of any employee’s day occurs during his or her commute. An organization may not be responsible for what occurs while an employee is on a bus, riding in a subway car, or walking on the sidewalk while going to and from work, but it does raise the question: where does an organization’s duty of care start and end?

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Clipping Bird Flu’s Wings with Biosecurity in Zoos

A decade ago, zoo veterinary teams worked with public health officials to respond to the threat of avian influenza. Those exercises helped create a culture of biosecurity planning that leverages strong relationships between stakeholders to rapidly respond to emerging threats.

Security Technology: Will Security Meet the AI Moment?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is beginning to change the security industry. Read the April issue of Security Technology to explore new AI uses, emerging threats, and developing regulations impacting the security profession.

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May 2024: Friendlier Security, Nastier Workplaces, and Surprising Zoo Security

What if museum security personnel were also approachable, friendly, and able to answer questions about the art? Doug Beaver, CPP, from the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., walks SM Highlights host Brendan Howard through his concierge security program. But what if your workplace is anything but friendly and approachable? Sarah J. Powell explains what toxic workplaces are and what you can do about them. And finally, Steven Langton, director of safety and security at the Columbus Zoo, explains some of the risks, challenges, and surprises of managing security at a major zoo, including a major campuswide rekeying project.

Focus on Executive Protection

Illustration of a row of well-dress executive protection guards. The central figure, a woman, has a teal-blue spotlight shining down on her from above.

When Second Homes Are a Primary Concern

Vacation homes are supposed to be sanctuaries, and the people who decamp there usually treat it as such. Two experts offer advice on how executive protection teams can help make these places of refuge rejuvenating and safe for clients.

Security tips for guarding celebrities and high-profile clients.

Celebrity Protection in the Spotlight

Celebrities are constantly surrounded by cameras—from paparazzi to fans to livestreams on their own smartphones. This constant attention puts new pressure on personal protection professionals to manage public perception while mitigating escalating threats.

ASIS Calendar of Webinars & 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: Modern Management and Leadership: Best Practice Essentials with CISO/CSO Applications

In Modern Management and Leadership, Best Practice Essentials with CISO/CSO Applications, author Mark Tarallo has written a valuable guide to help a CSO be successful in their role.

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