ASIS 2015 Education Lineup Announced 200+ sessions in Operational and Information Security

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Terrorism, workplace violence, and cyber security are among the 200+ security topics to be covered at the ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits and colocated 5th Annual (ISC) 2 Security Congress. More than 20,000 security professionals from across the globe are expected to attend the four-day event, Sept. 28-Oct. 1 in Anaheim, Calif.

ASIS International is the largest organization of security management professionals worldwide. (ISC)² is the largest membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide.

The robust education lineup reflects trending security concerns including targeted violence, use of force, cyber fraud, counter terrorism strategies, and information security and privacy. On the business side attendees will examine security management issues such as customer service security, collecting and measuring the right data, and security master planning.

Concurrent sessions include

After the Data Breach, Sept. 28, 1:45-3:00 pm, will examine elements of an effective incident response plan and provide attendees with concepts they can apply to protect their core assets.
DAISH and the Islamic State: From the Levant to Charlie Hebdo, Sept. 28, 4:30-5:30 pm, will draw on case studies from attacks in Brussels, Canada, and Paris and provide attendees with an understanding of the nature of the IS threat on a local and global level, as well as the capabilities, characteristics, and motivations of the foreign fighters.
Fort Hood and Navy Yard Active Shooter Brief, Sept. 29, 11:00-12:00 pm, will examine the circumstances of each event, lessons learned, and recommendations from senior Army investigators.
The Media Did Us No Favors: Ebola and Outbreaks in the Real World, Sept. 29, 1:45-3:00pm, will examine disease outbreaks in 2015, identify resources businesses can use to make decisions in the event of an outbreak, and provide tips for utilizing the Overseas Security Advisory Council during times of crisis.
Are Millennials, Technology, and Impatience Catalysts for Fraud? Sept. 30, 1:45-2:45 pm, will examine security risks that arise as a result of this generation's trust in the information-sharing process.
Hacking the Internet of Things: Now Everything is Hackable, Sept. 30, 3:30-4:30 pm, will examine how malicious attacks work and review case studies of successful attacks including taking control of an automobile and hacking a medical device.

View the complete list of education sessions

Keynotes include Raymond W. Kelly, former commissioner of the New York City Police Department and General Michael Hayden, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency. The Closing Luncheon speaker is Gen. James Mattis, former Commander of the U.S. Joint Forces Command.

ASIS council members and speakers are available for media interviews on a range of security management topics including workplace violence, information security, privacy, terrorism, economic espionage, healthcare security, and more.

Media: Members of the media must pre-register for complimentary press credentials. To request credentials, please contact ASIS Marketing: Leigh McGuire at and +1.703.519.6200. Videotaping general sessions is not allowed, and keynote speakers are not available for media interviews. Contact ASIS Marketing for interviews with concurrent session speakers.

ASIS International is the leading organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities and the public. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry's No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.


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