A Case for Better Governance of Canadian National Security

Governance of the national security function in Canada has grown exponentially more significant and more complex in the two decades since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Despite major changes earlier in the century to the machinery of government in Ottawa, sweeping legislative overhauls and a series of public inquiries, there remain persistent organizational…

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Registration is open for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021

Alexandria, VA (29 April 2021)—ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, has opened registration for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021, a hybrid event taking place 27-29 September that will offer a digital experience on the GSX online platform as well as an in-person event at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, FL. “Building…

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One Members Journey

One Member’s Journey – Sloane Newton, CPP 03 March 2021 Sloane Newton, CPP, the ARVP of ASIS Canada Chapter Region 6B, shares her #MyASIS story and how membership has helped her throughout her career. In honor of Membership Appreciation Month, she also expressed her gratitude to those members who have helped her along the way.…

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Gender Balance in Security in America, the EU, and Ukraine

Many nations have international obligations to ensure equal rights and opportunities for both women and men working in the security field. For example, Resolution 1325, On Women, Peace and Security, adopted by the United Nations Security Council in 2000, has been an effective tool reformatting the issues of women’s rights in this area. However, despite…

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Security Industry Groups Find Collaboration Can Boost Both

ASIS International and the Security Industry Association aren’t rivals but they do have areas where they sometimes compete, such as their trade shows. Once COVID-19 hit, competition gave way to collaboration. Last year the two associations agreed to share staff and resources to bolster the security industry’s overall advocacy presence and response to the pandemic.…

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