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ASIS 2017 Delivers a Reinvigorated, More Modern Event Experience in Dallas 

Event attracted 22,000 Global Registrants and Significant Buzz for its Innovations and Enhancements

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-10-05 With a blockbuster keynote lineup, revamped education program, revitalized networking events, and a reimagined exhibit floor, ASIS International—the world's largest association for security management professionals—delivered the year’s most talked about security event with its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) last week in Dallas, Texas. Convening September 25-28 and attracting 22,000 global registrants from 96 countries, the event was produced in partnership with InfraGard and ISSA and drew rave reviews from attendees, exhibitors, and industry partners alike.

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Global Security Expo to Draw 20,000 Security Pros to Dallas, Sept. 25-28

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-09-21 With nearly two million American workers reporting being victims of workplace violence and small- to medium-sized businesses experiencing a 231% increase in ransomware attacks, the ability to plan for and respond to security incidents is paramount. The 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place Sept. 25-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, will bring together 20,000 security professionals from across the globe to address the most pressing issues for security management professionals, including sessions focused on active shooters, workplace violence, soft target protection, cybersecurity and terrorism and technology solutions leveraging machine learning, robotics and IoT.​

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Security Career Center to Offer Free Job Advice, Programming and Opportunities for Dallas-area Professionals

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-09-20 ​​ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, today announced that the Career Center, being held in conjunction with ASIS International's 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place Sept. 25-28 in Dallas, TX, will offer a prime venue for Dallas-area professionals to receive security-related job advice, programming and opportunities. Access to the Career Center is free for pre-registered attendees.​

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Top Security Organizations Collaborate to Bring Comprehensive Cybersecurity Education to Dallas

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-09-15 ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, in conjunction with InfraGard and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), today released the cyber​security focused sessions that will be featured during the 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), Sept. 25-28 in Dallas, TX. ASIS 2017 attendees not only will obtain best practices from security experts but also explore current issues, such as the recent Equifax breach. The newly added, "There's Been a Consumer Information Breach.  What Do I Do?" panel will examine the impact of data breaches on consumer confidence and businesses, as well as ways to address a data breach crisis. This is just one session of more than 180 education offerings taking place during ASIS 2017, the security industry's most robust conference, covering all aspects of security – from active shooter scenarios to asset protection. ​

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ASIS 2017 Offers Best Practices for Workplace Violence Prevention and Response

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-09-0​1 ​​ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, today unveiled the workplace violence focused education sessions that will be featured during its 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), Sept. 25-28 in Dallas, TX. With the U.S. Department of Labor reporting that nearly two million American workers report being victims of workplace violence—and that is just in the United States—the ability to identify, prepare for, and respond to the risk of violent incidents is paramount. ASIS 2017 has developed a program to provide best practices and education for organizations small and large.

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First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in U.S. Navy to Deliver Closing Keynote at ASIS 2017

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-08-11 ​​ASIS International today announced that Carey Lohrenz, the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy and author, Fearless Leadership: High-Performance Lessons from the Flight Deck, will deliver the closing keynote address at its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), Sept. 25–28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX. Attendees with all badge types (All-Access, Expo-Only, Exhibitor and Security Cares) have access to this inspiring session.

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Free Active Shooter, Small Business Security Program Coming to Dallas

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-08-08 ​ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, today reaffirmed its commitment to the individuals who make our communities and world a safer place with the announcement of the Law Enforcement and Military Appreciation Day, taking place on Wednesday, September 27 during the 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) in Dallas, TX. This program will focus on preparing law enforcement, military personnel and first responders for dealing with some of the most pressing challenges today, including sessions focused on active shooters, radical extremist attacks, workplace violence, investigations, surveillance and more.​

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ASIS 2017 Announces Law Enforcement and Military Appreciation Day

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-08-07 ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, today reaffirmed its commitment to the individuals who make our communities and world a safer place with the announcement of the Law Enforcement and Military Appreciation Day, taking place on Wednesday, September 27 during the 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) in Dallas, TX. This program will focus on preparing law enforcement, military personnel and first responders for dealing with some of the most pressing challenges today, including sessions focused on active shooters, radical extremist attacks, workplace violence, investigations, surveillance and more.

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ASIS Awards $22,000 Grant to Help Secure Dallas’ CityLab High School

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-07-31 ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, today announced that the CityLab High School in Dallas, TX is the winner of its School Security Grant Competition. In conjunction with the 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place 25-28 September in Dallas, TX, CityLab High School is receiving a $22,000 grant to pay for upgrades to the school's camera system, access control system, and classroom intercoms. In addition to the grant, Axis Communications is making an in-kind donation of fixed-dome cameras, access control, and other accessories in order to support the campus-wide upgrade.

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Business Icon Mark Cuban Joins ASIS 2017 Keynote Lineup

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-07-25 ASIS International today announced that entrepreneur, technology visionary, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will deliver the keynote address at the Monday, Sept. 25 luncheon at the organization’s 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place Sept. 25-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The premier event for security professionals worldwide, ASIS 2017 is expected to attract 22,000 operational and cybersecurity professionals from across the globe.

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ASIS International Announces Media Partners for ASIS 2017

Revamped program includes more global security segments and expanded audience reach

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-06-27 ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, today announced the current list of media partners for its 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place 25-28 September in Dallas, TX. This enhanced partnership program represents more global security segments and expanded audiences allied to security worldwide.

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ASIS International Announces Supporting Organizations for ASIS 2017

New program unites allied security organizations for increased collaboration, education, and sharing 

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-06-16 ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, today announced the current list of supporting organizations for its 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place 25-28 September in Dallas, TX. This new program focuses on uniting organizations allied to security for greater collaboration, increased peer-to-peer sharing, and heightened professional development opportunities.

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ASIS 2017 Accolades Now Accepting Applications

Awards recognize innovative security applications, solutions, and services at ASIS 2017

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-06-05 ASIS International, the leading association for security professionals worldwide, invites companies exhibiting at the ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) to enter the Accolades–Security’s Best awards competition. Now in its eighth year, Accolades recognizes the security industry’s newest, most ground-breaking products, services, and technology solutions featured at ASIS 2017.

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​​ASIS Announces Conference Program for Annual Seminar in Dallas

Education lineup includes new learning formats, expanded show floor programming

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-05-31 ASIS International (ASIS), the leading association for security management professionals worldwide, today announced the education lineup for its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), ​convening September 25-28 in Dallas, Texas, USA. The conference program features innovative learning formats, ranging from 25-minute impact sessions to immersive deep dives, as well as expanded training opportunities across the exhibit floor.

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​​​​​President George W. Bush to Kick Off ASIS 2017 Keynote Lineup

Top security event to showcase global thought-leaders and technology visionaries

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-05-09 ASIS International, the world's leading association for security management professionals, today announced that U.S. President George W. Bush will address attendees at the opening of the ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place 25-28 Sept. at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

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​​​ASIS Announces Enhancements for Top Networking Events at Annual Seminar in Dallas

Opening Night Celebration and President’s Reception Designed to Strengthen Connections at ASIS 2017

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-02-27 ASIS International, the leading association for security management professionals worldwide, today announced new schedule changes and enhancements to its lineup of top networking events at its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), convening 25-28 September in Dallas

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Registration Now Open for ASIS 2017

Global event to attract 22,000 operational and cybersecurity professionals to Dallas, Texas

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-02-27 Registration for the ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) and co-located InfraGard and ISSA conferences is officially open at www.securityexpo.org. ASIS 2017 will bring key players from across the security spectrum, to Dallas, Texas, 25-28 Sept., for industry-leading education, peer-to-peer relationship building, and product and solution evaluation.

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ASIS International and ISSA Announce Event Partnership  

Association Alliance Enhances the ASIS 2017 Commitment to Reinvestment and Excellence

Alexandria, Virginia 2017-02-27 ​ASIS International (ASIS), the leading association for security management professionals, and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), a global organization of information security professionals and practitioners, today announced an event partnership that will advance their shared missions—to heighten the knowledge, skills, and professional growth of security professionals across the globe.

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