Private Security Companies and PSC.1

As follow-up to an earlier posting on this website, and to several requests for more information regarding information and background on the ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012: Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations standard, our staff would like to direct our readers to an article recently posted by James Schmitt from the Human Analytics group. As reported earlier, members of the Human Analytics group participate often as contributing writers to this website and with a rising interest in our readership of standard related activities and private security companies, Schmitt’s … [Read more...]

ASIS International — Invitation to Attend World’s Most Influential Security Events

ASIS International has led the security industry by providing up-to-the-minute education and strategic solutions to professionals around the world.  Both physical and information security professionals have benefited from these offerings for nearly sixty (60) years. Our staff supports ASIS International and encourages our readers to be aware of the following schedule of upcoming seminars and exhibits: ASIS-PAC in Macau, China – December 3-5, 2013 ASIS MIDDLE EAST in Dubai, UAE – February 16-18, 2014 ASIS EUROPE in The Hague, Netherlands – April 1-3, 2014 ASIS NYC in New York, … [Read more...]

ASIS 2012 — “Driving Security’s Future” — Sept 10-13 Reminder

Many of our readers are involved with risk management and business continuity responsibilities -- especially in the areas of information security and physical security. Many of those same readers will be attending this year’s ASIS 2012 -- 56th annual seminar and exhibits – which is being held at the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s Convention Center, and, this posting is a reminder for those readers and at the same time an opportunity to make other readers more aware of this event's offerings. The world is changing every day and ASIS 2012 is changing with it.  By attending ASIS 2012, you … [Read more...]

ASIS 2011 — Expanded Educational Offerings

As this year's ASIS 2011 Conference comes closer, and if your career path is related to the security industry, then you should consider attending this conference. To that point, security practitioners from across the industry will find some exciting new offerings at the ASIS International 57th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2011) in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 19-22. New partnerships with (ISC)2 (“ISC-squared”) and PSA Security Network among others, broaden the scope of the educational program and open valuable new networking opportunities. In total, this year’s Seminar will offer attendees … [Read more...]

Tips for Building an Executive Protection Program

For many years, one of the most referenced articles on the topic of executive protection has been that which was written by Daintry Duffy in the CSO magazine.  Originally organized from information received from discussions with security executives and protection specialists back in 2005, we believe that you will discover that this article remains totally relevant today.  The tips revealed in this article apply whether you are spending millions to protect all of your top executives or even if you hire the occasional security provider only when your CEO travels. A summary of the tips … [Read more...]