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Translating Your Threat Assessment Approach

1121COVER.jpgNovember/December 2022 | COVER STORY

Threat assessment and management (TAM) procedures are not universally effective. What is considered common sense in the United States is often received in Europe with skepticism, resistance, and, in some situations, even disdain. A U.S. company’s workplace violence training programs and approaches can fail to find fertile soil in its European branches. Developing and setting up a threat management program to work internationally needs restructuring and reframing to make it more acceptable for different teams.

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ASIS CEO Peter J. O’Neil and ASIS President Malcolm C. Smith, CPP, present Danny Chan, director of regional security for Mastercard, with the President’s Award of Merit on stage at GSX 2022.

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