GSX, better known as Global Security Exchange….and still much better known as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits (sorry, couldn’t resist) is happening in Vegas this week.
It’s a production of ASIS, which many of us still pronounce as “As Is.” It seems that only the new staff and younger crowd within the security industry have been brow-beat into referring to it as A-S-I-S, like enunciating it at the local spelling bee. And, God forbid, anyone should answer the question of “What does ASIS stand for?” with the truth. It stands for The American Society of Industrial Security. Nope. Not for a long time if you press the issue with ASIS officials…..it just stands for A-S-I-S–no words. But, I digress. Continue reading
December 11, 2016 – Over my many years in the security industry I have developed several hundred great contacts – from ASIS, past employers, customers, industry colleagues, partners, suppliers, and and a host of other connections and venues.
I was professionally honored and humbled in May. At a very special event at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids, my ASIS International Chapter presented me with the 2016 “Security Practitioner of the Year” award. Continue reading
The 2014 ASIS Accolades offers me a chance to highlight a couple of Critical Infrastructure products that are innovative and great examples of creativity within the Physical security space. First, however, I think I quick primer is in order to better understand Critical Infrastructure. Continue reading
One of the security subjects I really get excited about includes efforts to showcase the security profession to a younger generation.
ASIS International has made great strides on that front in recent years and I find it quite admirable. Continue reading