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ASIS | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Vetting contractors and temporary workers helps plug the “holes” in a facility security safety net. Plus, the Security Awareness American National Standard.

Site Security: Background Checks

Site Security: Background Checks

Vetting contractors and temporary workers helps plug the “holes” in a facility security safety net. Plus, the Security Awareness American National Standard.

Question Of The Week: Physical Security… Lessons Learned?

Implementing physical security systems is not simple, but the decision-making may be simplified with a common sense approach.

Security Trends: Elevating Safeguards

Security tools broaden access control capabilities, with an eye on increased mobility. From the August 2013 issue.

ASIS International And BICSI Sign MOU

Privacy, workforce development and federal resources among top issues to be addressed.

FM Issue: Cutting Perimeter Security Corners

The decision to scale back protective measures may come at a significant cost to facilities.

New Standard Supports Security Providers' Code of Conduct

ASIS will develop two American National Standards to support the recently signed International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers.

Effects Of Fatigue In 24/7 Security Operations

The ASIS Foundation has released Fatigue Effects and Countermeasures in 24/7 Security Operations—the latest of its Connecting Research In Security to Practice (CRISP) Report series.

Business Continuity Management ANSI Standard Released

ASIS International and BSI have released a joint American National Standard, Business Continuity Management Systems: Requirements with Guidance for Use (ANSI/ASIS/BSI BCM.1-2010).

ASIS to Recognize Heroic Acts by Security Officers

The ASIS Foundation, in partnership with the Brownyard Group, has re-established the W.H. Brownyard Meritorious Award--nominations will be accepted until 8/31/10.

Standard Adopted by Department of Homeland Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced the adoption of the ASIS American National Standard for Organizational Resilience for the DHS’s Private Sector Preparedness (PS-Prep) Program.

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