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Remote Work Considerations in the COVID-19 Age

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many organizations to suddenly task their employees with working from home, giving them greater data security responsibility with less direct oversight. In most instances, these remote work programs were rapidly launched without the luxury of traditional lengthy design and testing processes.
However, this situation now offers enterprise risk managers the opportunity to strengthen those programs against a series of new vulnerabilities and threats unique to the remote workplace.

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Patch Management

Prioritizing a Patch

Microsoft released a major fix on the first Patch Tuesday of 2020 after the NSA told the company about a widespread vulnerability in its software systems.

April 2020 Legal Report

British legislators want to remove an automatic early release option for convicted terrorists; New York is considering banning use of taxpayer funds to meet ransomware demands.

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.

ESRM and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The preparation involved in enterprise security risk management (ESRM) enables organizations to act decisively and confidently in times of crisis.

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Security Management Podcast

April 2020: Cultures of Workplace Harassment; Cultivating Stronger Security First Impressions

In this month’s podcast, Victoria Lipnic, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Commissioner, discusses how to create a workplace culture that prevents sexual harassment, being aware of “superstar harassers,” and not falling into the trap that the #MeToo Movement is over. Also, Burke Sigurdur Brownfeld, Director of Security and Global Safety for Visa, Inc., talks about how the importance of first impressions and how they can affect assumptions about the organization security officers represent.

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: The Militarization of the Police? Ideology Versus Reality

Featured in the April Issue

The Militarization of the Police? takes on the myth that police departments are building a militarized policing philosophy that will be used against the citizens they serve.



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