ASIS International News

Security officials share their views on keeping alert fatigue at bay by planning strategic notification during crisis

The inauguration of the U.S. president always requires vast preparation and a large security presence. The ceremony is one of a few American traditions that is designated as a National Special Security Event by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and overseen by the U.S. Secret Service. Traditionally it’s a peaceful transition of power from one presidential administration to the next, but the inauguration of Joe Biden on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building as the 46th president was...

ASIS Foundation awards COVID-19 support grants to security professionals impacted by pandemic

ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, announces that since the launch of the program in November 2020, the ASIS Foundation has awarded more than 120 COVID-19 support grants to its global membership. This is a major component of the association’s efforts to address the global economic climate and those security communities hit hardest by the pandemic. The ASIS Foundation Board of Trustees approved $100,000 in grants to be awarded to ASIS members in need...

ASIS International announces the full slate of directors for their 2021 Global Board

ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, announces the full slate of directors for their 2021 Global Board. The Global Board of Directors, first installed in 2020, is a major step in the association’s transition to a new global governance structure that allows ASIS to better provide service to its members at the local, regional, and global levels. Global Board director Timothy M. McCreight, CPP, of Canada, was selected by the board to serve as Secretary-T...

Dahua Technology announces success in hosting online Dahua Technology Partner Day 2020 event

Dahua Technology, the globally renowned video-centric smart IoT solutions and services provider, announced that the company successfully held the online Dahua Technology Partner Day 2020 event on December 1, 2020 with 26 technology partners. IoT and security solutions Dahua showcased its ecosystem in the EMEA region, while the partners brought solutions in the field of security and IoT, taking interoperability to the next level. Openness and cooperation is always Dahua's core values. Together...

ASIS and Security Industry Association to host a virtual event on Global DE&I Strategy

ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the membership associations for the security industry, announce a partnership to produce an event designed to help security organisations and businesses around the world develop and implement diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) strategies. The free virtual event, titled Global DE&I Strategy: Policy and Practices that Produce Positive Business Outcomes, will be held 10 December 2020, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET. Gener...

ASIS International partners with Loss Prevention Foundation to develop Essentials of Retail Asset Protection Certificate

Theft, fraud, and losses cost the retail industry $61.7 billion in 2019, according to the annual National Retail Security Survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, security executives reported a steep increase in incidences of shoplifting, organised retail crime, and employee theft over the year prior. The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF), a pioneer in educating and certifying retail loss prevention and asset protection professionals, and ASIS International, the membership organisatio...

Johnson Controls to showcase digital security solutions aimed at a safer, healthier future at GSX+ conference

Johnson Controls will showcase solutions and thought leadership critical to safe building reopening during the virtual Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) conference. From Sept. 21 to Sept. 25, 2020, Johnson Controls experts will demonstrate and discuss the latest security innovations that have become integral to intelligent security during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Attendees can interact with Johnson Controls leaders during keynote event sessions, technology demos and a thought leader i...

Boon Edam to feature Speedlane Compact and present the inaugural episode of BoonTV at GSX+ Virtual Event

Boon Edam Inc., a global provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced they are showcasing a new optical turnstile, the Speedlane Compact, as well as presenting the inaugural first episode of BoonTV about “Scalable Security” at the Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) virtual exhibition hosted by ASIS International. Security professionals from across the globe are converging online to participate in over 100 educational sessions, network with peers, and...

ASIS International announces GSX+ virtual platform with Marketplace and peer-to-peer networking

ASIS International, the world's association for security management professionals, opens their annual conference on an entirely new virtual platform to provide maximum value for association members during the unprecedented global pandemic. The new virtual experience, branded GSX+, builds on the annual Global Security Exchange (GSX) event and promises to be a large virtual gathering of global security professionals. GSX+ is delivering a fully virtual experience that includes CPE-eligible educati...

ISC East 2020 announces the in-person event being cancelled due to COVID-19

ISC East 2020, scheduled for November 18-19, 2020, in New York City, has been cancelled due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 as further discussed below, and continued restrictions on large events. While the in-person event for 2020 cannot convene, Reed Exhibitions, along with Premier Sponsor SIA (Security Industry Association), announced that ISC East in partnership with ASIS NYC Chapter, will collaborate to host a virtual event on November 18. The ISC East 2021 event will take place at the Jav...

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...