ASIS International News

Security industry must adapt to terror and cyber-crime in 2018

ASIS International continues to adapt, innovate, and grow at the high speed of the industry and profession. If 2016 represented a year for new CEO Peter J. O’Neil and his senior management team and volunteer leadership to explore, review, and assess, 2017 was the year when many new initiatives took wing. Career Pathing initiative For one, the Society is working on a new model that includes corporate membership. A Career Pathing initiative is under way, in which the knowledge, skills, and...

ASIS International announces results of Board of Directors election for 2018 leadership team

ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, has announced that Richard E. Chase, CPP, PCI, PSP, will serve as its 2018 president. Chase will be the Society’s 63rd president, succeeding Thomas J. Langer, CPP, who will serve as 2018 chairman of the board. In addition, at the society’s annual conference, Sept. 25-28 in Dallas, TX, the results of the recent board election were announced. Members re-elected incumbents Jaime P. Owens, C...

10 security market players share their top professional advice

Technology, products and services are vital to the security market, but so are the people behind them. This year, SourceSecurity.com has been highlighting some of the key characters who make up the security market. Along the way, we’ve discovered a broad spectrum of experiences and viewpoints that make up the industry. Many of the most insightful responses were to the question: What is the best professional advice you have received (and from whom)? Don’t underestima...

How UL helps security manufacturers comply to cybersecurity standards

Cybersecurity is a growing concern for manufacturers of life safety and security products, and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) wants to help solve the problem. Specifically, UL seeks to work with manufacturers to up their game on cybersecurity and to certify compliance to a minimum level of cybersecurity “hygiene.” UL cybersecurity certification UL is a familiar brand in consumer goods and in the security and life safety markets. UL certification is sought by manufacturers in a ran...

ASIS 2017 delivers reinvigorated security education and networking in Dallas

A blockbuster keynote lineup, revamped education programme, revitalised networking events, and a reimagined exhibit floor energised ASIS International’s 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) last week in Dallas, Texas. The show, organised by the association for security management professionals, convened September 25-28 and attracted 22,000 global registrants from 96 countries. The event was produced in partnership with InfraGard and ISSA and drew positive reviews from attendees, ex...

Cybersecurity and artificial intelligence key security themes at ASIS 2017

As the dust settles after ASIS 2017 in Dallas, most agree it was a good show. It was different in some respects from previous shows, but several of the changes seemed to work well. Launching the exhibition on Tuesday instead of Monday was a big hit, and who could fault the idea of happy hour drinks on the show floor? Attendance may not have broken records, but end user VIPs were among the crowd, and foot traffic held up fairly well, even on the final, shortened day. STANLEY Security virtual re...

ASIS: Vegas massacre follows common lone wolf pattern

ASIS International has made an official statement on the mass shooting tragedy that took place in Las Vegas on Sunday 1st October. “ASIS International condemns the horrific massacre of Las Vegas concertgoers on Sunday night. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the victims, families, and friends of those killed and wounded in this tragedy. We also salute all the first responders who so bravely rushed forward to help prevent even more loss of life. &nbs...

Pelco will showcase Spectra Network PTZ cameras at ASIS 2017

At ASIS 2017, Pelco by Schneider Electric will showcase the company’s line-up of Spectra Advanced PTZ cameras with technology that excels in challenging lighting situations. Designed for demanding mainstream applications, Spectra Enhanced IP Cameras feature Pelco’s exclusive SureVision 3.0 technology that delivers exceptional Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) performance for the most challenging lighting environments. Setting the benchmark in HD resolution “From a pure image capture...

Pelco to exhibit VideoXpert Video Management System at ASIS 2017

Pelco by Schneider Electric, a provider of surveillance and security products and technologies, is showcasing the latest enhancements to the company’s powerful, VideoXpert Enterprise and Professional Video Management System (VMS) solutions at ASIS, Booth 2309. Designed to deliver control with confidence, VideoXpert incorporates the latest advancements in system navigation to ensure simple set-up and ease of operation for any size deployment, along with numerous integrations that allow the...

Sielox to exhibit access control offerings from Altronix partnership at ASIS 2017

Sielox LLC has announced that at ASIS 2017, Booth 1533, they will enhance their offering of power and access control integration solutions from long-time partner Altronix. By expanding its offering of access control and emergency communication solutions with additional best-in-breed power solutions from Altronix, Sielox continues to build on its ability to offer reliable and effective layered security solutions. Sielox and Altronix partnership “As longstanding partners for more than ten...

Arecont Vision demonstrates MegaDome G3 and G3 RS MP camera series at ASIS 2017

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces important additions to the MegaDome indoor/outdoor dome camera series that bring new capabilities and easy installation. Both of the new MegaDome G3 and G3 RS (remote setup) dome camera series are Made in USA, and on display in booth 3221 at ASIS International, September 26 – 28, 2017 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, Texas. MegaDome G3 and G3 RS features Arecont Vision pioneered the megap...

Arecont Vision announces MegaVideo 4K box camera series availability at ASIS 2017

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces the availability of the full-featured MegaVideo 4K/1080p dual-mode day/night indoor box camera series. The Made in USA MegaVideo 4K camera series has received is on display in booth 3221 at ASIS International, September 26 – 28, 2017 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, Texas. MegaVideo 4K features and capabilities The MegaVideo 4K is the latest member of the customer-proven box-style camera...