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2014-05-20 12:34:10

TREVOSE, Pa., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading medical and security services company, and ASIS International's CSO Roundtable, a membership group of the senior-most security executives in the world's largest companies, will host a complimentary Webinar, MERS-CoV - What Organizations Need to Know, looking at the latest on the cases as well as the "H" series of viruses. An unprecedented surge in cases of MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome...

2014-03-19 23:24:42

(ISC)² and ASIS Bring Together Renowned Speakers and Career Development Opportunities in the World’s Most Comprehensive Security Event in Atlanta in 2014 Clearwater, Fla. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Clearwater, Fla., U.S.A., March 19, 2014 – (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with nearly 100,000 members worldwide, today announced delegates can now register for its fourth annual...

2014-01-23 12:29:49

With 2014 shaping up to be a busy year for global travelers, expert panel will focus on avoiding unnecessary risks TREVOSE, Pa., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading medical and security services company, the global political and security risk consultancy Control Risks, its joint venture partner, and ASIS International's CSO Roundtable will host a complimentary webinar on how global organizations can prepare and manage their travelers in the year ahead--a year...

2013-12-19 23:21:18

Call for Presentations Open Through February 10, 2014 Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 More than 20,000 professionals worldwide from both the traditional and information security disciplines are anticipated to attend the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2014) and the colocated (ISC)2 Security Congress 2014, September 29-October 2, 2014 in Atlanta. ASIS International (ASIS) is the largest organization of security management professionals worldwide and...

2013-09-03 23:02:12

World’s Largest Security Event Includes 81 Education Sessions Led by Top Cyber Security Experts Clearwater, FL., U.S.A. (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced the line-up of speakers for its third annual Security Congress. (ISC)² received over 350 submissions and narrowed down the selection to 81, featuring insights from the industry’s...


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