ASIS and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), a global organization of information security professionals and practitioners, have signed an event partnership that will see ISSA fully integrated into the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) taking place 25-28 September in Dallas.
Although current employees present significant ongoing organizational risk due to their access to company assets, customers and other employees, a survey found that 48% of employers do not rescreen their personnel post-hire.
According to a Security magazine poll, the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification from ASIS International is at the top of 30% of security leaders’ lists of what certifications they plan to obtain this year. The CPP was closely followed by the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional, from (ISC)2).
In today’s business environment, it is essential for all business managers to be able to speak the same language and collaborate across functional lines. Security management is a niche field that is tasked with safeguarding an organization from risk.
The 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, OK, changed the state of Oklahoma and the country as a whole forever, but it didn’t stop businesses and families from calling it home, including GE’s new Oil & Gas Technology Center (OGTC), in Oklahoma City. Learn how the OGTC is a shining example of high-tech security with GE’s historically customer centered beliefs and strategy. Also in this issue: why smart cards are increasingly being embedded into mobile devices and wearables, what role certifications play in your career, and much more!