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Extremism in Plain Sight: Recognizing and Responding to Symbols and Threats

We live in a world filled with visual images, and their meanings often changed based on context--benign in one case but inflammatory in another. So what does this mean for monitoring signs of extremism in the workplace?

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The Insider Threat and Extremist Rhetoric

While the growth of polarizing and extremist rhetoric may be most commonly attributed to an advancing Internet, the traditional approaches to mitigating insider threat risks may also be effective in reducing the incendiary quality of extremist rhetoric before it results in harm or destruction.

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July 2021: Global Organized Crime Evolution; Integrating Community Outreach into Baseball Security

Adam Darrah from Vigilante explains how pandemic closures, stressors, and funding triggered changes in organized crime worldwide, including criminals blatantly advertising their skills and wares on social media. Then, Phil Melcher, CPP, from the St. Louis Cardinals, explains how Busch Stadium integrates its security efforts with the local community to address crime, develop strategies, and be good neighbors.

Learn more about these topics in the July/August issue of Security Management.


“To play it safe is why there’s so much inertia in business,” says Mike Howard, former CSO for Microsoft and author of the new book The Art of Ronin Leadership. In this Snapshot, Howard shares his top leadership lessons, decision-making guidance, and mentoring tips gleaned from his career across the public and private sectors.

Looking to find a mentor? ASIS members can join the Security Leaders Mentoring Program here.

The Rise of the Surveillance State

China has figured out how to entwine surveillance with digital governance. Understanding this dynamic has become even more critical as surveillance technology used in China begins to be adopted elsewhere in the world—in at least 80 different countries as of 2019.

Check out this month's issue of Security Technology.

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.

How to Avoid Pandemic-Related Litigation Risks

Worries over workplace safety in the COVID-19 era, as well as concerns about the impacts of business closings, plant shutdowns and mandatory stay-at-home orders, spawned more than 2,000 lawsuits from January 2020 through March 2021.

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 Professional Protection Officer

Featured in the July/August Issue

The one single factor whose presence or absence can predict the success of a professional protection officer is training. A diverse profession requires investment in knowledge, skills, and experience.



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