Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) News

GSX 2018 continues 63-year tradition as an integrated trade show

GSX 2018 is both a new event for the security industry and the continuation of a 63-year tradition. Global Security Exchange (GSX) is the new branding for ASIS International’s annual seminar and exhibits, which have been held since 1955. In recent years, the ASIS event has joined forces with other organisations to expand its scope and to appeal to a broader audience. Partners include ISSA (Information Systems Security Association) and Infragard, a public-private partnership between U.S. b...

ASIS 2017 invites international visitors to join global network of security professionals

An expanding outreach and programming targeted especially to international visitors are among the ways ASIS International is seeking to attract more global attendance than ever to its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits, which will take place between 25-28 September in Dallas, Texas. In addition to returning, long-time international visitors, ASIS International is looking to expand global attendance. One initiative is the International Buyer Program (IBP), a joint government/industry effort, whic...

ASIS 2017 focuses on collaboration, education, and sharing security development opportunities with supporting organisations

ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, announced the current list of supporting organisations for its 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place 25-28 September in Dallas, TX. This new programme focuses on uniting organisations allied to security for greater collaboration, increased peer-to-peer sharing, and heightened professional development opportunities. The International Foundation for Protection O...

ASIS 2017 announces series of security education line-up to offer depth of expertise and learning

ASIS International (ASIS), an association for security management professionals worldwide, announced the education line-up for its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), convening September 25-28, 2017, in Dallas, Texas, USA. The conference program features innovative learning formats, ranging from 25-minute impact sessions to immersive deep dives, as well as expanded training opportunities across the exhibit floor.Robust security education line-up"ASIS is widely regarded as the gold stan...

ASIS 2017: Supporting organisations, official partners & changing traditions

The ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits, held between September 25th-28th in Dallas, will see several changes in 2017. The ASIS Board of Directors has directed ASIS staff members to look for new ways that the yearly show can provide more value, while continuing a 63-year tradition and demonstrated ability to serve the market. Under the general leadership of the Board, ASIS staff members have evaluated feedback from members, exhibitors and attendees to guide them as they seek to r...

Coming in 2017: More holistic security… and more lone wolf attacks

There will likely continue to be high numbers of lone wolf and soft target attacks in the year ahead. The drivers behind these tragedies are a confluence of self-radicalisation, social media, violent extremism, and mental illness. They will require our skills as security professionals — observation, investigation, interviewing, due diligence — like never before.   Looming in the background of these physical attacks is the prospect of combined physical and cyberatta...