Trina Sheets, executive director of the National Emergency Management Association, is interviewed.
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By Mike Moran
The latest ASIS salary survey finds past compensation trends holding and salaries rising steadily, if not dramatically.
Random Acts of Protection
By Matthew Harwood
Flexible, fast, and mobile, with multiple skills, VIPR teams hope that their random deployments are helping to keep terrorists from successfully attacking transit targets in the United States.
SNEAK PREVIEW: Learning from the Best
By Ann Longmore-Etheridge
The ASIS 58th Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Philadelphia will feature more than 200 educational sessions. Here’s a sneak peak at what a few of the sessions will offer attendees.
By Laura Spadanuta
A look at why crime statistics can be misleading and analysis of an appellate court verdict that exonerated an employee who stole proprietary code before leaving for another job.
By Teresa Anderson
Courts issue decisions clarifying when individuals can be compelled to turn over computer passwords to law enforcement, and lawmakers consider bills on cybersecurity, transportation, and whistleblowers.
By Ann Longmore-Etheridge
Security officers are being offered SAR training; CSO Roundtable holds events in London and New York City; and Jeff Higginson, CPP, PCI, is profiled.
Anyone familiar with history knows the perils of taking too literally—or perhaps at all—Nietzsche’s concept of the Superman, but recent news about problems with U.S. Secret Service agents offers a lesson in the more mundane pitfalls of thinking there is any such thing as an Übermensch.
A biennial report that looks at how well various industries manage risk and guard against cyberattacks has found that critical infrastructure, including the energy and utilities sectors, is among the lowest ranked of the group.
Companies can reduce the likelihood of harassment lawsuits stemming from romantic workplace relationships by preventing relationships between subordinates and managers and by having employees in romantic relationships sign Love Contracts.
There is no shortage of books available to help security managers deal comprehensively with creating, conducting, and evaluating emergency exercises. This is the latest to tackle this subject. And it does an excellent job of pulling together the key elements in this area.
By Kathleen McChesney & William Gavin; Reviewed by Kevin Siegmund CPP, PSP
The message is that supervisors and leaders who demonstrate by personal example that they’re not too busy or too self-important to bend over and pick up their own spent brass on the firing range are more effective than others who do not.