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Come together, right now

March 24, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

It was just two weeks ago when my blog offered a cautionary tale about the Verkada security breach and stressed the importance of making the necessary investment to prevent cyberattacks like that from happening to other businesses. Fast forward to today, and while I have no idea if my blog ignited a spark, I have been extremely pleased by the overwhelming response of the security industry recently in the battle against cyber threats. Let’s start with the first collaboration announced...

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ESA, ASIS and SIA partner with InfraGard in support of national security

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ESA, ASIS and SIA partner with InfraGard in support of national security

March 22, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

WASHINGTON—The Electronic Security Association (ESA), ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) recently announced a Memorandum of Understanding with The InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) in support of the InfraGard Electronic Security Industry Cross Sector Council (ESI-CSC). The INMA leads the private sector side of the InfraGard public-private partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and is comprised of professionals in critical infrastructure...

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Security industry creates coalition to fight war on cyber crime

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Security industry creates coalition to fight war on cyber crime

March 19, 2021SSN Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine—With so much that has been going on in the cybersecurity space the past few months, leading global security industry organizations ASIS International, the Electronic Security Association (ESA), The Monitoring Association (TMA), PSA Security Network and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have come together to fight the war on cybersecurity threats with a unified strategy. “As representatives of the security practitioners and security solutions providers responsible...

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ASIS announces hybrid format for GSX 2021

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ASIS announces hybrid format for GSX 2021

March 19, 2021SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International 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 Sept. 27-29. The three-day event features daily global keynote and game-changer presenters as well as concurrent education sessions focusing on the most pressing issues faced by the security profession. This integrated event will be hosted in-person at the Orange County Convention Center located in Orlando,...

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Security spending on the rise, new Brivo-ASIS report finds

March 3, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

Brivo and ASIS International released their fifth annual Physical Security Industry Survey, based on responses from more than 500 U.S.-based physical security and facility management professionals, fielded from November 2020–January 2021. Results reveal that more than half of respondents see increases in spending on security in the near future.  The Brivo Smart Security Trends Report: Physical Security Disruption in the COVID Era focuses on physical security impacts from COVID,...

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ASIS Foundation awards more than 120 COVID-19 support grants

January 27, 2021SSN Staff

Alexandria, VA—ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, announced that the ASIS Foundation has awarded more than 120 COVID-19 Support Grants to its global membership since the launch of the program in November 2020. 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...

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ASIS and SIA to hold event on diversity, equity and inclusion in security

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ASIS and SIA to hold event on diversity, equity and inclusion in security

November 10, 2020SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and SILVER SPRING, Md.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have announced a partnership to produce an event designed to help security organizations 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 Dec. 10, 2020, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET. “This event’s...

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GSX+ 2020 virtual forum attracts thousands

September 29, 2020SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The virtual doors have closed on the inaugural Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+), but the event drew more than 4,500 registrants from 82 countries, along with 88 exhibitors populating the virtual Marketplace. Presented by ASIS International, a global association for security management professionals, GSX+ offered five days filled with live and on-demand education and networking for the global security community. "GSX+ was a bold, positive statement to the world that...

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Global Security Exchange (GSX) goes virtual

June 22, 2020SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International announced today that its Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2020 will move to a fully virtual experience called Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) and will include more than 80 education sessions, an exhibition marketplace and peer-to-peer networking opportunities. GSX+ will take place September 21-25 with live and on-demand features. “Launching GSX+ as a virtual-only experience will provide our members, exhibitors, sponsors and others with a one-of-a-kind...

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GSX 2020 considering virtual event

May 8, 2020SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International President Godfried Hendriks and CEO Peter J. O’Neil sent a joint letter to members today, providing an update on the what the organization is considering for the upcoming Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2020, scheduled to take place Sept. 21-23 in Atlanta, Ga., including the possibility of a virtual event.ASIS International said it is currently “tirelessly exploring options” for GSX 2020. “At this stage, we are evaluating our means of safely accommodating...

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