10/23/2014 - The ASIS Foundation and the University of Phoenix have released The Security Industry Survey of Risks and Professional Competencies, a security industry survey and research report that sheds light on the crucial talent and training needs of this high-growth industry. The survey was initiated to identify top enterprise security risks; to better understand the industry’s talent needs; and to generate actionable recommendations for strengthening the industry’s work force.
09/24/2014 - This quick read offers an introduction to employing analytic tools to correlate and analyze large amounts of data. This book is an excellent overview of using those tools to discover fraud. The book is not complicated by the overuse of technical terms; it is user friendly.
06/13/2014 - Two newly updated books on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, or CPTED, are available now from the ASIS Store. Look for item #2163, the third edition of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design by Timothy Crowe and updated by Lawrence Fennelly, and item number #2078, the second edition of 21st Century Security and CPTED by Randy Atlas, CPP.
05/20/2014 - The disclosures this past year of the National Security Agency’s massive data mining of telephone calls and Internet activity of individuals is yet another example of the “hot” nature of the issue of profiling.