11/29/2007 - The majority of respondents to an online Security Management poll approve of the government initiative to establish a National Intelligence Director (NID) and a National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). Opinion was divided, however, on the 9-11 Commission's call to make intelligence funding levels public.
11/14/2007 - Please take ten minutes to fill out the 24-question survey, by going to www.securitymanagement.com and clicking on the Salary Survey icon. (Members who have given their e-mail address to ASIS may have already received an e-mail with this link.) All information submitted is confidential. Results are only reported in the aggregate of industries and regions. The deadline for responses is February 28.
11/13/2007 - An associate professor of criminal justice, Mary Clifford has written a lengthy text that would be especially useful to students pursuing a career in security management. Chapters conclude with discussion and review questions designed to help readers understand the terms and concepts presented. These exercises and the practice scenarios contained in the book are best when considered in a group or classroom setting with an opportunity for feedback.
11/07/2007 - It’s a pleasant surprise, then, that this introductory book is tight and on point—an efficient use of reading time. Intended to assist in preparation for the CPP exam, the book introduces learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, followed by well-explained concepts and concise examples. Each chapter ends with a useful list of key terms and extremely beneficial discussion questions and exercises.