ASIS International News

GSX keynotes and game changer sessions to equip security professionals with strategies to address an ever-changing landscape

ASIS International, an association for security management professionals announced its keynote and game-changer lineup for the hybrid Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021, taking place 27-29 September in-person at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, and online via the GSX digital platform. Game changer sessions  The education lineup, addressing the most pressing security challenges, kicks off with the launch of the GSX digital platfor...

ASIS International announces their programming lineup for the hybrid Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021

ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, announces its programming lineup for the hybrid Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021, with in-person and digital experiences taking place 27-29 September at the Orange County Convention Centre (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida and via the online GSX event platform. Tackling vital issues Encompassing 80+ sessions tackling vital issues in the security profession, the GSX education lineup will be staged across six learning theatre...

Everbridge focuses on active shooter preparedness by listing out best practices and recommendations

In most cases, active shooter incidents are predatory in nature, involving planning and preparation, as they are not impulsive. They often begin with a personal grievance, real or imagined, and are the endpoint of a smoldering crisis, rather than a sudden crisis, in which the perpetrator simply snaps. COVID-19 pandemic effects It is difficult to imagine a better example of a smoldering crisis than the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The catastrophic event has now taken the lives of more than 3 mill...

ASIS International opens registration for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021

ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, has opened registration for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021, a hybrid event taking place 27-29 September that will offer a digital experience on the GSX online platform as well as an in-person event at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, FL. Online and digital experience “Building resilience among security professionals begins with knowledge, and GSX is where global security p...

G4S and ASIS International partner to co-host Security Summit 2021

Rachelle Loyear, Vice President of Innovation and Product Management, G4S Americas and Marko Šukilović CPP, Business Development Director and G4S Academy Partner, G4S Serbia, will be sharing their expertise and hosting a discussion on Enterprise Security Risk Management, on Tuesday, 4th May, at the Security Summit 2021. “The summit is a welcome opportunity after a difficult year to actively engage with our fellow security professionals and share our experiences and expertise,&rdquo...

ASIS International announces plan for hybrid of digital and in-person experience of Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021

ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, has announced its decision to move its Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021 to a hybrid experience with in-person and digital features that will take place 27-29 September, 2021. Hybrid event experience The three-day event features daily global keynote and game-changer presenters, as well as concurrent education sessions that focus on the most pressing issues faced by the security profession. This integra...

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 now offers remotely proctored certification exams

It is with great pleasure that ASIS International is now offering remotely proctored certification exams! This means that those who do not have a Prometric test centre nearby can now take the ASIS certification exams in their home or office! This option will now allow the members throughout the world to take the exams anytime, anywhere! ASIS started investigating remote proctoring at the start of the worldwide pandemic and Prometric test centres started shutting down. Before they could offer th...

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...