Security Newswire

Chairman Robert Aderholt (R-AL), Author Brad Thor to Speak at 2012 SIA Government Summit

The Security Industry Association announces two new speakers to the 2012 SIA Government Summit: Chairman Robert Aderholt (R-AL) and New York Times best-selling author Brad Thor.
 
The Summit will be held June 19-20 at the Embassy Suites Washington Convention Center Hotel in Washington DC.
 
Aderholt chairs the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, which has funding jurisdiction over many aspects of the security industry. According to his website, Chairman Aderholt supports greater transparency, accountability and oversight to the appropriations process.
 
Brad Thor is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Full Black, Foreign Influence, The Apostle, The Last Patriot, The First Commandment, Takedown, Blowback, State of the Union, Path of the Assassin, The Lions of Lucerne, and his New York Times bestselling spin-off series The Athena Project. In 2008, Thor shadowed a Black Ops team in Afghanistan to research his thriller, The Apostle. He has served as a member of the Department of Homeland Security's Analytic Red Cell Unit, and is a fellow of the Alexandrian Defense Group. He has spoken to law enforcement organizations on over-the-horizon/future threats and has been a keynote speaker for the National Tactical Officers Association annual conference.

Other speakers include: Representative Peter King, Senator Fred Thompson, Mark S. Borkowski of DHS, Michael Belarmino of the National Association of Counties, Charles Chambers of the National Safe Skies Alliance,  William F. Flynn of the Office of Infrastructure Protection, Jeremy Grant of NIST, Kevin Hay of George Washington University, Richard Greninger of BOMA, Roger Kilmer of MEP, Doug Morgan of C-SAM, John Moteff of Congressional Research Service, Gary Rogers of DHS FEMA Grant Programs, John Schwartz of TWIC Programs, Cara Sullivan of American Legislative Exchange Council, Amanda Wood of the Ferguson Group.

More information is available at: http://www.siaonline.org/content.aspx?id=9390

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

 






 

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Security Magazine. 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

Podcasts

Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

More Podcasts

Security Magazine

Security magazine February 2015 issue cover

2015 February

In the February 2015 issue of Security Magazine, see what other companies have learned from the massive data breach and what they are doing in the now and in the future. Also, what could adding thermal cameras to your operation do for you? and Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs prepares for the future with security decisions.
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
View Results Poll Archive

THE SECURITY STORE

Effective Security Management, 5th Edition.jpg
Effective Security Management, 5th Edition

 Effective Security Management, 5e, teaches practicing security professionals how to build their careers by mastering the fundamentals of good management. Charles Sennewald brings a time-tested blend of common sense, wisdom, and humor to this bestselling introduction to workplace dynamics. 

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook 40px 2-12-13 Twitter logo 40px 2-12-13  YouTube  LinkedIn logo 40px 2-12-13Google+

Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

Visit the Critical Infrastructure page to read more.