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William Tenney

General News

Industry veteran William Tenney named ASIS International CEO

June 11, 2024SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International has announced the appointment of William “Bill” Tenney as its new chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2024. Tenney brings close to 35 years of security leadership experience from both public and private sectors to his new role heading the acclaimed global security association.  As ASIS International’s CEO, Tenney will spearhead the organization's strategic vision, working closely with members, partners, and stakeholders...

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Yazmina Rawji

Women in Security

Women in Security Profile: ‘Diversity is needed to advance our industry,’ says Yazmina Rawji

June 5, 2024Kenneth Z. Chutchian, Contributing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Yazmina Rawji is extremely passionate about the importance of creating a more diverse security industry. “Diversity is needed to advance our industry and attract/retain the best talent,” said Rawji, the relationship manager for dormakaba Americas’ Access Automation Solutions division. “This in turn will increase engagement and trust amongst employees. Increased engagement can lead to better performance and stronger business results and profits. Diversity...

ASIS International, dormakaba Americas, Security LeadHER, Security Systems News (SSN), SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF), Yazmina Rawji


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Diana Concannon

General News

Education program announced for GSX 2024

May 1, 2024SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International has announced its programming lineup for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2024, with in-person and digital experiences taking place Sept. 23-25 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and via the online GSX event platform.  "Leading this year’s Selection Committee has been a privilege," said Dr. Diana M. Concannon, PsyD, PCI, CTM, 2024 GSX Selection Committee chair. "Our exceptional...

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Alison Wakefield

General News

ASIS Foundation releases findings on AV research for security industry

April 22, 2024SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The ASIS Foundation has announced its findings of a comprehensive research endeavor led by researchers Ishmael Bhila, Peter Lee, and Alison Wakefield, shedding light on the multifaceted landscape of autonomous vehicles (AVs) within security contexts. The report, titled "Autonomous Vehicles: Threats, Risks & Opportunities," serves as a beacon for security practitioners, according to the foundation, offering invaluable insights into the challenges and opportunities...

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ASIS announces revised SRA standard

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ASIS announces revised SRA standard

April 16, 2024SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, VA – ASIS International has shared the release of its new American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved standard dedicated to security risk assessments. The ASIS Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Standard has been revised and designed to change how organizations assess and manage security risks. Noting it was developed by a team of seasoned security professionals, ASIS said their SRA Standard offers an up-to-date and forward-looking comprehensive and systematic approach...

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Cy Oatridge

General News

ASIS International announces keynote lineup for GSX 2024

April 2, 2024SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International has announced its keynote lineup for the hybrid Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2024, taking place Sept. 23-25 in-person at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla., and online via the GSX 2024 digital platform.  "As security leaders, we're entrusted with the vital task of navigating complex challenges with integrity and resilience," said Cy A. Oatridge, CPP, 2024 President, ASIS International. "These keynote...

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Moms in Security announces fundraising event at ISC West 2024

March 29, 2024SSN Staff

WESTPORT, Ct.—Not-for-profit organization Moms in Security announced that it will host an exclusive Speak Easy party and fundraiser during ISC West 2024 on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at 7:30 p.m. PST. Once attendees have registered for the private event, they will receive additional details, including its location. The Speak Easy party will benefit Moms in Security Global Outreach (MISGO), the arm of Moms in Security dedicated to providing technology resources...

2024, ASIS International, Crusaders Program, Elisa Mula, Isabel Brady, ISC West, Millstone Project, Moms in Security Global Outreach (MISGO), Pelican Zero, Sandra Krager, Security Systems News (SSN), Speak Easy


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Don Erickson

General News

ASIS International, SIA release global security market report

February 26, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md., and ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have released a new research report, “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026.” This report provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. This exclusive report,...

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Alice DiSanto

Women in Security

ASIS International, SIA announce details for 2024 Security LeadHER conference

January 11, 2024SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va., and SILVER SPRING, Md.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have announced details for the 2024 Security LeadHER conference, a special event dedicated to advancing, connecting and empowering women in the security profession. The second annual Security LeadHER conference will be held Monday, June 24 – Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown in Arizona. Born of a need to effect change and create a more...

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DSI Security Services names Jamison Taff as Chicagoland regional sales manager

December 29, 2023SSN Staff

DOTHAN, Ala.—DSI Security Services has announced the addition of Jamison Taff as the new regional sales manager in Chicagoland. With an impressive track record and a wealth of experience, Taff brings a dynamic and strategic approach to the company's sales division. In his previous role, Taff provided consultative onsite security assessments across various verticals, with a primary focus on commercial real estate. His role involved generating technical security designs using proprietary...

ASIS International, BOMA, Boyd Clark, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, CoreNet International, DSI Security Services, IFMA, ISPA, Jamison Taff, The Humanity Share, University of Iowa


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