Emergency services and law enforcement personnel are getting a workout this year in California, between droughts, wildfires and heavy flooding. However, through cross-departmental training, preparedness exercises and more, the Orange County area is up for the task.
The ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2015) is westward bound this year. Set for September 28 – October 1 at the Anaheim Convention Center, this year’s event is shaping up to be one no security management practitioner will want to miss. The event is anticipated to welcome more than 19,000 global security professionals from both the operational and cybersecurity disciplines for three days of education, technology and service exhibits, and networking.
Meeting Between U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Security Task Force Held at ASIS International
September 29, 2014
Governor Tom Ridge, Chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce National Security Task Force, led a dynamic and interactive discussion with a panel of senior security executives from some of the world’s largest organizations at the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2014). The discussion looked at the threats facing multinational organizations, from cyber attacks to supply chain risks. This session, was held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. on Monday, Sept. 29.
Supply chain risk management is vital for organizations that rely on extended operations, both internal and external, for their success. It involves the assessment and control of risk events at all points in an end-to-end supply chain, from sources of raw materials to end use by customers and consumers.
Not all employees are saboteurs or malicious actors, but without education, unwitting employees could cause just as much damage as a targeted data theft in the long run. Read how to prevent this in the August 2015 issue of Security. Also read how building stronger relationships with local and national law enforcement can aid in school security awareness and response, learn about the dangers of continuing to use old credit card terminals, and see the ASIS International 2015 product review.