Security Experts to Educate Orlando Leaders on 9/11

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - September 08, 2016) - Security professionals from around the world will gather for a seminar on community preparedness and prevention. Given the recent violent events in Orlando and around the world, ASIS International is leading the charge to help communities become safer and more resilient. This FREE program will help educate small business owners, community leaders and those responsible for securing Orlando's organizations on the importance of security and prevention planning.

The seminar is held in conjunction with ASIS 2016, the collocated (ISC) 2 Security Congress and InfraGard's 20th anniversary Congress and Conference, which is expected to draw 20,000 cybersecurity and security management professionals from around the globe.

WHO: ASIS International, the world's largest association of security professionals.

WHAT: Community Preparedness and Prevention Seminar

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 from 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Expert panelists include:

  • Kevin Doss, CEO of Level 4 Security and author of Active Shooter: Preparing for and Responding to a Growing Threat
  • Paul Timm, President of RETA Security and author of School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Program
  • Dr. Jennifer Hesterman, Col. U.S. Air Force, Ret. and author of Soft Target Hardening: Protecting People From Attack
  • Marty Smith, Security Adviser for the Eastern and Central Florida District Five Department of Homeland Security

Orange County Sheriff Jerry L. Demings will be a special guest.

In addition to the seminar on Sunday, there will be free education and training for active duty law enforcement, first responders and military on Wednesday, Sept. 14. ASIS also held a short essay competition in Orlando and the winning school (Lake Brantley High School) will receive $22,000 for security upgrades. The award ceremony and check presentation will be on Friday, September 9 at Lake Brantley.

For a complete rundown of Security Week, and more information on ASIS International visit our website:

Contact Information:

Peggy O'Connor
Phone: +1.571.236.6172