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01 December 2017

December 2017: Corruption, Ransomware, and Women in Security Study

Corruption cases demonstrate new uses of technology, hackers ramp up ransomware attacks, plus Rose Littlejohn, managing director of business services at PricewaterhouseCoopers, shares her study on women in security.

01 November 2017

November 2017: Zero-Day Attacks, Military Supply Chain, and Telecommuting

The NSA’s practice of storing zero-day vulnerabilities is questioned, a government watchdog finds flaws in a program that distributes surplus military gear, plus the benefits of a strong telecommuting policy. ​​​

​20 October 2017

BONUS: ​Security and the Las Vegas Shooting​

How will security at gaming properties and hotels in Las Vegas change in light of the tragic October 1st shooting? Will other venues reconsider current measures? Chuck Barry, Vice President of Security and Surveillance at Tropicana Entertainment, joins to answer these and other pressing questions.​

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 ASIS Research and Reports

New Foundation CRISP Report focuses on Sports Team Travel Security (PDF) - This latest report in the series has been 'published' via a micro-site where the content is easier to access. Authored by Jacques Island and Peter Tarlow Ph.D, the report explores the unique risk that athletes and sports venues face and provides general mitigation recommendations.

The United States Security Industry: Size and Scope, Insights, Trends and Data - joint study with IOFM, this groundbreaking report serves as an benchmark study of the private security industry’s expansion over the past decade and its projected future growth. An analysis of the security products and services market, as well as the industry’s personnel market, is presented within the report.

Persuading Senior Management with Effective, Evaluated Security Metrics (PDF) - provides summaries of metrics used in the security field, as well as scores them against the Security Metrics Evaluation Tool (Security MET) to evaluate their effectiveness. The report also offers guidelines for using metrics with an emphasis on organizational risk and return on investment.

Security Industry Survey of Risks and Professional Competencies (PDF) - identifies the industry talent needs and generates actionable recommendations for strengthening the workforce. Key findings include cybersecurity, crime, mobile technology, natural disasters, and globalization were ranked as the top five risks most likely to affect an enterprise over the next five years.