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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...

Alice DiSanto, ASIS International, Mary Gamble, Security Industry Association (SIA), Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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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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On The Editor's Desk

In an ISC East state of mind

November 14, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

Yes, I quoted New York’s own Billy Joel to come up with a title for this week’s blog, and why not? We really are in a New York state of mind this week as more than 5,000 security industry professionals are gathering in the Big Apple for ISC East 2023 at the Javits Center. As the Northeast’s leading security & public safety event, ISC East partners with Security Industry Association (SIA) and ASIS NYC each year to bring together those responsible for keeping our communities...

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International Public Law Enforcement/Private Security Partnership Day announced

November 4, 2023SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International, the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA), and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) have announced the formation of the Annual International Public Law Enforcement/Private Security Partnership Day. Public-Private Partnership Day is a long-term collaborative effort between all three founding organizations and was approved by the boards of directors from all three partner organizations. It will occur on the fourth Thursday of April...

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Greg Ehrie

General News

ISC East announces Greg Ehrie as first keynote speaker for 2023 conference

September 25, 2023SSN Staff

NORWALK, Conn.—ISC East, one of the Northeast’s leading security and public safety events built by RX Global, announced that Greg Ehrie, chief security officer for the Woir, will kick off the Keynote Series on Wednesday, Nov. 15, in New York City. Ehrie’s presentation, “The Evolving Threat Landscape: Protecting New York and New Jersey’s Critical Transportation Assets,” is open to all badge holders at ISC East, which takes place Nov. 14-16 at the Jacob K....

ASIS International, Brian H. Reich, Don Erickson, Greg Ehrie, ISC East, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Mary Beth Shaughnessy, Mary Fetchit, New York City, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, RX Global, Thomas H. Kean, Voices Center for Resilience (VOICES), World Trade Center


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Tim McCreight

General News

GSX 2023 attracts nearly 16,000 registrants from 95 nations

September 22, 2023SSN Staff

DALLAS—Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2023 wrapped up during the week of Sept. 11 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Presented by ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, the event offered discussion and idea exchanges for the global security community. Attendance exceeded projections, according to ASIS, with nearly 16,000 registrants from 95 countries along with more than 470 exhibitors demonstrating the...

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DSI Security Services announces CPP certification of Kent Calhoun

September 5, 2023SSN Staff

DOTHAN, Ala.—DSI Security Services has announced that Electronic Security Solutions Manager Kent Calhoun has earned the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification through ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security) International. ASIS is one of the leading associations in advancing security worldwide, promoting excellence and leadership within the profession, and is deeply committed to advancing and reinvesting in the industry. CPP certification is considered the “gold...

ASIS International, Certified Protection Professional (CPP), DSI Security Services, Eddie Sorrells, Kent Calhoun


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ASIS International Announces 2023 ASIS Awards of Excellence Recipients

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ASIS International Announces 2023 ASIS Awards of Excellence Recipients

August 30, 2023SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, VA – ASIS International has revealed the 2023 class of recipients for its annual awards of excellence for organizations and individuals. ASIS said that their annual Awards of Excellence honor the important work and accomplishments of ASIS members worldwide. Recipients are honored not only for their accomplishments but also for setting standards for the industry to model across the globe. “ASIS award recipients model best-in-class behaviors, initiatives and programming...

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“Code Black” wins 2023 ASIS Security Industry Book of the Year award

August 24, 2023SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.– Author Glenn Schoen’s book, "Code Black: 50 Lessons in Crisis Management for Effective Leadership," was selected as the 2023 winner of the ASIS Security Industry Book of the Year award. In a release issued by ASIS, Kevin Cassidy, professor in the security, fire, and emergency management department at John Jay College, said, “'Code Black: 50 Lessons in Crisis Management for Effective Leadership' could not have been published at a better time. It discusses...

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Security LeadHER

Women in Security

Security LeadHER wraps groundbreaking inaugural conference for women in security

June 16, 2023SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va., and SILVER SPRING, Md.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) closed out the inaugural Security LeadHER conference this week, celebrating a successful and groundbreaking first event held June 12-13 in Nashville, Tenn. Approximately 300 current and future “LeadHERs” and attendees of all backgrounds and genders gathered for Security LeadHER 2023, an event dedicated to advancing, connecting, and empowering women in...

Antoinette King, ASIS International, Axis Communications, Charity Blackwell, Credo Cyber Consulting, Elaine Palome, Eliza VanCort, Security Industry Association (SIA), Security LeadHER


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