ASIS International News

ASIS International announces ProProctor remote proctoring for Certification Exams

ASIS International, the world’s association of security management professionals, offers the ability for security professionals to participate in remotely proctored exams for its board certifications. Following the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, this new option allows professionals who cannot-or would rather not-travel to their nearest Prometric test centre to sit for their exams in their own home or office: anytime, anywhere, at no increased cost. Taking exams remotely Using Prometric...

ASIS International announces security professionals and speakers for Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) 2020

ASIS International, the world’s association for security management professionals, has announced its educational lineup for Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) 2020, taking place 21-25-September. The impressive slate includes more than 100 scheduled and on-demand sessions, organised into five subject matter areas, and reinforces ASIS’s commitment to providing the most diverse, thought-provoking, educational programs for security professionals worldwide. Through GSX+, attendees can e...

US General Stan McChrystal to deliver keynote address on Military and Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at GSX+ virtual event

ASIS International, the globally renowned association for security management professionals, has announced that General Stan McChrystal, US Army (RET), will present a Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) keynote address on Military & Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at GSX+. The presentation, titled Leading in a New World, will take place on Wednesday, 23 September. Global Security Exchange Plus “GSX+ offers a unique opportunity to share the insights and guidance from global thought...

Global Security Exchange 2020 to be fully-virtual GSX+

ASIS International, the globally renowned association for security management professionals, has announced its decision to move Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2020 to a fully virtual experience, titled Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+), which includes more than 80 industry renowned education sessions, a robust exhibition marketplace, and unique peer-to-peer networking opportunities. Global Security Exchange Plus Following months of careful evaluation of the risks associated with convening a...

ASIS International shares details of the ongoing talks to host Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2020 online due to COVID-19

As the COVID‐19 pandemic continues to affect the way of life of security professionals and citizens around the globe, ASIS International is currently tirelessly exploring options for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2020, scheduled to take place 21‐23 September in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. At this stage, the company is evaluating their means of safely accommodating attendees at the Georgia World Congress Centre in accordance with health and safety recommendations, and their means of potentially movi...

ASIS International and SIA partner to provide best aid in the COVID-19 recovery

ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the membership associations for the security industry, have entered into a partnership to best aid in the COVID-19 recovery and rebuilding efforts of its diverse group of 34,000 member professionals and over 1,000 member companies respectively. The partnership will begin by addressing two primary areas of focus – business operations and advocacy – as well as content development and coordination. SIA will lead a team com...

PerpetuityARC Training announces a APP certification training program for security professionals

PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group - the provider of accredited security systems training courses and an ASIS Preferred CPE Provider – announces that it is the first and only organisation in the UK to offer training for the ASIS International Associate Protection Professional® (APP®) certification. The APP® exam assesses the knowledge of security management fundamentals - business operations, risk management and response management. This Board certificati...

ASIS International publishes State of Security Convergence research conducted by ASIS foundation

ASIS International, the association of security management professionals, is pleased to announce it has published new State of Security Convergence in the United States, Europe, and India research conducted by the ASIS Foundation. Using survey responses from more than 1,000 security leaders from around the globe—plus more than 20 follow-up interviews—the study analyses the relationship between physical security, cybersecurity, and business continuity in modern organisations. Physic...

ISC East 2019 Preview: Exhibition prepares to make its mark in New York

ISC East continues to flourish as the Northeast’s largest security trade show. Focused on the big Tri-State market and overall Northeast sector vs. the flagship ISC West event in Las Vegas in the spring, the International Security Conference & Exposition at New York’s Javits Center will be held Nov. 20 and 21. “Anybody who has been to the show has commented and seen the growth,” says Mary Beth Shaughnessy, Event Director, ISC Events at Reed Exhibitions. Ninety new ex...

What was the big news at GSX 2019 in Chicago?

While unpacking our bags from a trade show, it is interesting to consider the dominant themes and trends we heard and saw at the show. So it is with the recently concluded Global Security Exchange (GSX) show in Chicago, presented by ASIS International. Amid all the product promotion, training sessions, networking and tired feet at the show, what really stood out? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What was the big news at the GSX 2019 trade show in Chicago?

PerpetuityARC Training invites UAE security professionals to join its ASIS CPP accreditation program

PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group announces that security management professionals operating in Dubai and the wider UAE, will have the opportunity to train for the internationally recognised ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP®) accreditation, when it runs its renowned five-day intensive bootcamp from 3rd to 7th November 2019. ASIS International is an organisation for security professionals and its CPP® qualification is widely acknowledged at the ‘go...

GSX 2019 Review: Emphasising integration, focusing on customer outcomes

Many exhibitors at GSX 2019 saw the show as a success, despite slower booth traffic on the second and third days. According to show sponsor ASIS International, there were more than 20,000 registrants from 125 countries around the world, including those who attended the conference as well as the exhibition. Exhibitors definitely put their best feet forward, enthusiastically promoting their technology breakthroughs, but how convincing were they? The comments from at least one attendee – a l...