NEWS & ANALYSIS
Sep 25, 2013 -Kevin Donovan, vice president of global security for Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, New Jersey, has been a driving force in building partnerships on behalf of ASIS as well as in shaping the future of the CSO Roundtable.
Sep 25, 2013 -ASIS International President Geoff T. Craighead announced the winners of the Annual Accolades Awards at Tuesday’s networking luncheon. The awards are bestowed each year to innovative new security products that have been released during the previous year.
Sep 25, 2013 -The ASIS Foundation’s Donor of Distinction Award was presented at Tuesday’s luncheon to Joseph L. Rector, CPP, PCI, PSP. Rector serves as the deputy director for the 11th Security Forces Group at Andrews Air Force Base.
Sep 25, 2013 -Curious about where (ISC)² is headed in the future? How is (ISC)² working with academia? What is the organization doing to build the next generation of cybersecurity professionals? What educational opportunities are available for continuing professional education credits? All of these questions and more were posed to a panel consisting of board members and management at the annual Town Hall Meeting on Monday evening here in Chicago.
Sep 25, 2013 -Tuesday was a day of learning at the ASIS 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Attendees had plentiful choices—session topics covered the breadth of the security industry. Ahead lies reportage on just a few of the many expert presentations that occurred at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
Sep 21, 2013 -Cybercriminals are becoming increasingly adept at schemes to trick people into giving them money or financial information, an expert said in a Cyber-Extortion Webinar hosted by ASIS International’s Information Asset Protection and Pre-Employment Screening Council (IAPPES) and the Intangible Asset Finance Society (IAFS) Friday morning.
Sep 20, 2013 -The latest on the Navy Yard shooter, Apple's new operating system security flaw, and Egyptian security forces hunt militants.
Sep 19, 2013 -More is being learned about the chain of events leading up to the deadly Navy Yard shooting; President Obama calls for a sweeping review of the security clearance process; and the European Network and Information Security Agency issues a mid-year threat landscape report on global malicious cyber activity. Plus news about how authorities are dealing with gangs.
Sep 18, 2013 -Just how a person with as many red flags as Navy Yard Shooter Aaron Alexis received clearance to work as a federal government contractor is under investigation. At the same time, a Pentagon inspector general report on related but different contractor vetting issues cites problems with vetting that did not catch felonies. A child predator app is now available for the public to help law enforcement. FBI crime statistics show violent crime up slightly. Private Security patrols are expanding in Oakland, California, neighborhoods. DHS Inspector General issues report on border agents' use of force.
Sep 17, 2013 -Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis acted alone and has a record of abusing firearms, the ACLU has released a report on the FBI's abuse of power after 9-11, and Colorado's oil and gas infrastructure has been damaged by the region's floods.