ASIS International News

Optelecom-NKF reports third quarter 2009 results

Optelecom-NKF, Inc. announced its third quarter 2009 resultsOptelecom-NKF, Inc., (NASDAQ:OPTC-News) a leading global supplier of advanced video surveillance solutions, recently announced its third quarter 2009 results.Revenues for the third quarter ending September 30, 2009 totaled $8.3 million compared to $11.5 million for the same quarter in 2008. Operating expenses in the quarter declined 12%, falling to $5.6 million. Optelecom-NKF reported a net loss of $1.3 million, or $0.35 per share, comp...

Maine Senator receives first Leadership in Security award from ASIS International's CSO Roundtable

 The Leadership in Security award was given to Maine Senator Susan M. CollinsThe CSO Roundtable of ASIS International recently awarded its first Leadership in Security Award to Sen. Susan M. Collins, who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in reaching across the aisle to draft and pass several critical pieces of U.S. homeland security legislation. The Maine Republican, who currently serves as ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, boasts an impr...

Aramco Security Chief to speak at the 1st ASIS International Middle East Security Conference

Aramco Security Chief will be a keynote speaker at the first ASIS International Middle East Security ConferenceASIS International has announced that Mohammad G. Al-Zahrani, Executive Director, Safety & Industrial Security at Saudi Aramco, will be a keynote speaker at the first ASIS International Middle East Security Conference which will be held in Dubai, UAE on 6-8 December 2009.A 35-year veteran of Saudi Aramco Mohammad Al-Zahrani worked as an Oil & Gas Operator and later a Superv...

ASIS International wraps up successful seminar and exhibits in Anaheim, California

ASIS was the most comprehensive education and networking event in the security industryMore than 19,300 security professionals from industry, government and law enforcement, along with product manufacturers and service providers from around the world, turned out for the ASIS International 55th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, held in Anaheim, Calif., Sept. 21-24. Hosted by ASIS, the leading organisation for security management professionals worldwide, this annual forum is the most comprehensive educ...

Five organizations form Singapore's very first security alliance - Singapore Security Alliance (SSA)

  Edward Liu, Managing Director of CEMS gives his address at the Safety & Security Asia 2009Today marked a momentous occasion for Singapore's security industry with the formation of Singapore's very first security alliance. Spearheaded by five organizations, the Singapore Security Alliance (SSA) is a joint initiative formed to forge closer ties among the organizations to better promote the well-being of Singapore's security industry and its members. This alliance is anticipated to...

ASIS International calls for submissions for its 9th European Security Conference

ASIS International is now accepting abstract submissions for its 2010 European Security ConferenceASIS International has announced that it is now accepting abstract submissions for its 2010 European Security Conference.The 9th ASIS International European Security Conference will take place on 18-21 April 2010 in Lisbon, Portugal. The conference will feature more than 33 high-level educational sessions that will provide valuable new insights and perspectives on security challenges faced regionall...

Siqura® TrafficServer™ named Top Transformational Product in ASIS Accolades competition

Optelecom-NKF, Inc. selected as a winner of the ASIS Accolades - Security's Best competitionOptelecom-NKF, Inc., a leading global provider of Siqura advanced IP video network solutions, recently announced it has been selected as a winner of the ASIS Accolades - Security's Best competition recognising the security industry's best and most innovative products, services, and solutions.The Company's advanced Siqura TrafficServer, a high quality video server with embedded analytics for traffic manage...

Dubai Police Chief to open the 1st ASIS International Middle East Security Conference in December

Commander in Chief of the Dubai Police will be the opening keynote speaker at the 1st ASIS International Middle East Security Conference ASIS International has announced that His Excellency Lt General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Commander in Chief of the Dubai Police will be the opening keynote speaker at the First ASIS International Middle East Security Conference to be held in Dubai on 6-8 December 2009.General Tamim's distinguished 39-year career in law enforcement started after he graduat...

ASIS International successfully delivers the 8th European Security Conference

The recent ASIS International Security Conference took place in Montreux, Switzeralnd, in April 2009The ASIS International 8th European Security Conference took place on 26-29 April at Montreux Music & Convention Centre in Montreux, Switzerland. 312 security professionals, corporate executives, consultants, and officials from 44 different countries attended 30 high-level educational sessions on topics ranging from supply chain security to convergence of physical security and IT. Although due...

Dr. Sally Leivesley keynote at ASIS International European Security Conference

  Asis international announced Dr. Sally Leivesley will be keynote speaker at the 8th ASIS International European Security ConferenceASIS International has announced that Dr. Sally Leivesley, Managing Director of NewRisk Limited, will be the opening keynote speaker at the 8th ASIS International European Security Conference which will be held in Montreux, Switzerland on 26-29 April 2009.Dr. Leivesley PhD advises governments and companies on catastrophic risk, public protection, con...

Ambassador Kai Eide wins the ASIS International’s 2009 European Award for Distinguished Contributions to Societal Security

 Ambassador Kai Eide is winner of ASIS International's 2009 European Award for Distinguished Contributions to Societal SecurityASIS International has announced that Ambassador Kai Eide is the winner of ASIS International's 2009 European Award for Distinguished Contributions to Societal Security. Ambassador Eide, a Norwegian diplomat, is currently the Special Representative of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for Afghanistan and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mis...

Danish Intelligence Chief to speak at ASIS International European Security Conference

 The theme of the conference will be "Taking security management to the next level"ASIS International has announced that Mr. Jakob Scharf, Head of the Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET) will be a keynote speaker at the 8th ASIS International European Security conference which will be held in Montreux, Switzerland on 26-29 April 2009. Mr. Scharf will discuss the increased terrorist threat in his country following the publication in 2005 of cartoons depicting the prophet...