GSX 2022 Security Product Roundup

Held Sept. 12-14 in Atlanta and hosted by ASIS International, the 2022 Global Security Exchange (GSX) attracted thousands of security professionals from around the world and showcased hundreds of new products. If you weren’t able to attend or didn’t get to see everything on the showroom floor, we at Total Security Advisor have rounded up […]

Continuing Education for Security Professionals

Whether it’s necessary to gain a promotion, maintain a security-related (and hard-earned) certification, finish a college or university degree program, or continue to demonstrate competence in their particular fields or industries, security professionals must go to live programs or take security education online courses on an ongoing basis.

Is There a Value to Professional Security Certifications?

The security world is full of professional certifications, ranging from the plethora of initials offered by ASIS, to homeland security designations, to a fraud examiner’s certification, to others related to crisis management, threat management, and even critical incident stress. Do the examination costs, recertification fees and costs, and study time make sense for security professionals […]

Security Podcaster Blazes the Trail for Information, Awareness

Chuck Harold’s career took him from law enforcement to the security industry, and he now works as a security consultant and pioneering podcaster. He hosts his national “Security Guy Radio” podcast every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Pacific time. Harold has recorded over 600 episodes, and his guests have included a wide range of security experts […]

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Packing Heat at Work: Balancing Laws, Rights, and Security

Dozens of states have laws that protect workers when taking guns to work. How far, though, do those rights extend? An informative session at BLR’s upcoming Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium in Savannah, Georgia, will address this complicated issue.

Security Industry Gears Up to Convene at ASIS in Dallas

Security industry representatives from around the globe are making final preparations to attend the 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place September 25–28 in Dallas, Texas. Look for new schedule changes and enhancements to the lineup of top networking events.