Friday, 18 April 2014

Security Management App

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Security Management has launched its brand new app for tablet devices. The full-color app, which features all of the content from the award-winning print magazine plus extras, is available for free download on the iTunes App Store or Google Play. Each month a new issue will be available for download shortly after the publication of the print issue. The March and April issues are now available, and the May issue will be ready soon.

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Call for Articles - Security Professional Newsletter

ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) will be publishing security-related articles of interest as part of education and knowledge sharing in our next Chapter Newsletter - Security Professional.

We are seeking articles of interest from all members, which may relate to terrorism, physical security, executive protection, investigations, product counterfeiting, supply chain security, crisis management or business continuity management. Articles may relate to current or emerging issues, best practices or challenges faced by security professionals responsible for the protection of people, property, and information in their organisations.

This will be a valuable platform to share your knowledge with fellow Chapter members. CPP/PSP/PCI board certified members will also be pleased to note that published articles may earn up to 9 CPE credits in recertification.

Your article should be submitted in word document format containing no more than 1,000 words, which can be accompanied with illustrations such as diagram and/or photo.

Submissions close on 31 May 2014, and can be sent to I encourage all members to contribute actively towards "A more connected and learned Chapter".

Stefan Shih, CPP
Honorary Secretary, 2013-2014
Chair, Membership & Communications Sub-Committee
ASIS International (Singapore Chapter)

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Member-Get-A-Member Campaign

ASIS International - Be a Part of the Member-Get-a-Member Campaign

Extend a personal invitation to join ASIS
Nothing speaks louder or leaves a more lasting impression than a personal, peer-to-peer referral. As you go about your daily business, meeting with colleagues and conversing with professional peers, remember to take the opportunity to extend an invitation to join ASIS.
Don’t forget! Those within the security services community (i.e. consultants, systems integrators, architects, and engineers) that you know and work closely with will also realize great value from engaging with security management professionals and other service providers.
Take a moment in the course of your day to share the value of your membership in ASIS when the opportunity presents itself…and, as a bonus, you may win a prize!
You and your chapter have the potential to earn valuable awards, including:
  • Free registration and four days lodging to the Annual Seminar and Exhibits
  • Credit toward registration fees on ASIS professional development programs or ASIS-published books
  • Cash awards
Visit the website for more details.
It’s a WIN-WIN proposition for you and your colleague. REACH OUT and share the personal and professional benefits of ASIS membership…networking, information, education, and certification.

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Singapore's 1st Security Systems 2-Days Workshop now open for registration

For the very first time in Singapore, SSAS (Security Systems Association of Singapore) is pleased to hold a 2-Day Security Systems Workshop titled "CCTV - From Light to Pixels". 

As the only association in Singapore which aims to lead and support the electronic security industry in the provision of security products and services, the Workshop covers comprehensive CCTV topics, from analog CCTV basics to digital video and CCTV system design.

Who Should Attend?
  • Operational personnel and Managers who are involved in facility management and security
  • Product and Service Providers in security, electrical, and IT systems who would like to have a deeper understanding of CCTV &
  • Educational Institutions who would like to have latest updates on CCTV technology

Workshop Outline
·        Optics in CCTV
·        Analog Video Processing

·        CCTV cameras
·        Video Management Systems

·        Displays
·        Transmission Media

·        Digital CCTV
·        Networking in CCTV

PARTICIPATION RATE: $380/delegate for 2-Days Workshop  

Please complete the registration form to secure your seats!

Bios of the Trainer: Mr Vlado Damjanovski, Founder, ViDi Labs

Vlado has a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University “Kiril & Metodij” in Skopje (Macedonia), specializing in broadcast television and CCTV. His 1982 thesis on the subject of charge-coupled devices (CCD) pre-empted their wide commercial use by 10 years.
In 1995 Vlado published his first technical reference book – simply called “CCTV”. This was, and still is, one of the first and complete reference manual on the subject of CCTV. Covering all that a CCTV expert, installer and consultant should require, this book was accepted and translated in to four languages, Vlado’s book continues to have a 5-star rating.

Vlado conducts easy-to-understand CCTV training seminars.  He demystifies and explains all the tricks and technologies of the CCTV industry.   In addition, Vlado has designed and commissioned a number of CCTV Systems around Australia and overseas.  These include large scale projects such as the Darling Harbour CCTV system, the Downing Centre CCTV system and the Sydney City Council system.  

In 1997 Vlado was the chief consultant and designer for the Start City Casino digital CCTV system. In 2003 Vlado was instrumental in winning the system design for the Sands Casino (Macau) – another world-first in utilizing Digital Virtual Matrix switching of over 2,500 digital recorders – costing in excess of $5 million.

Thursday, 20 March 2014

AP Dynamics - March Issue

ASIS International's AP Dynamics, the monthly newsletter for ASIS members in the Asia-Pacific region covering ASIS news, chapter news, and important Asia-Pacific headlines, has just published its March 2014 edition. You can access it here.

Thursday, 13 March 2014

ASIS Asia-Pacific 2014: Submit Your Abstract Now

Be a Speaker at ASIS Asia-Pacific 2014 in Singapore (Deadline: 2 May 2014) 
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Opportunities to raise the visibility of your company at ASIS regional conferences are available now.

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There are many reasons to submit a proposal for a presentation at ASIS Asia-Pacific 2014. What's yours?
  • Share your expertise and knowledge with your peers.
  • Give something back to the security management profession.
  • Help shape the programme of the main educational event for security professionals in Asia-Pacific.
  • Enhance your profile as a thought leader in your area of expertise

The deadline for submission for the ASIS 8th Asia-Pacific Security Forum & Exhibition is 2 May 2014.


The event will take place in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands on 7-9 December 2014 and will provide high-quality educational sessions, networking opportunities, and valuable sector updates for security professionals. The multiple track format of ASIS Asia-Pacifc 2014 allows for a self-directed learning environment with sessions from keynote speakers, breakouts, interactive forums, and an exhibition featuring the latest in security
services and technology.

The educational sessions, will focus on current and emerging issues, best practices, and the challenges facing security practitioners and those responsible for security. Given presentations are designed for those of all levels of experience - covering fundamental to intermediate to advanced topics.

Proposals on all security related topics are welcome. Topics of particular interest are:
  • Critical infrastructure protection,
  • Physical security,
  • Cyber security,
  • Supply chain security,
  • Intellectual property,
  • Loss prevention,
  • Hotel security and soft targets protection,
  • Maritime piracy,
  • Terrorism,
  • Executive protection,
  • Internal theft and fraud,
  • Competitive intelligence,
  • Brand protection,
  • Investigations,
  • Due diligence,
  • and global business issues.

The event is expected to gather senior security professionals, corporate executives, consultants and government officials from throughout the Asia-Pacific. The programme will also feature three keynote presentations and a summit for Chief Security Officers (CSOs) organised by the CSO Roundtable of ASIS.

In addition to the educational programme, ASIS Asia-Pacific will feature:
  • Ample networking opportunities during lunches, coffee breaks and receptions, for delegates to discuss the latest challenges, and exchange best practices and ideas.
  • A trade exhibition attracting leading security companies that will present the latest security products and services to delegates in the exhibition area, and the Technology & Solutions Theatre. 

General submission guidelines:
  • Commercial presentations will not be selected (though 20 minutes speaking slots in the exhibition area are available as part of the exhibitor package).
  • ASIS International does not pay per diem, honoraria, or expenses.
  • Presentation slots are 50 minutes including time for Q&A.
  • Proposals must be in English only.
  • Proposals should describe original work.
  • All submissions must be received no later than Friday 2 May 2014.
Please click here to submit your abstract.

For more information
ASIS International
Asia-Pacific Bureau
300, avenue de Tervueren
1150 Brussels, Belgium
Tel +32 2 645 2674 

Sunday, 9 March 2014

PSP Review Course

The next Physical Security Professional (PSP®) Review course is scheduled to run from 5 to 7 May 2014. All ASIS International and Singapore Chapter members are entitled to a discount off the registration fee. Please see the course brochure for full details.

Applying for the PSP® Certification Exam
The PSP® professional qualification is by computer-based examination. Applications to sit the examination, which costs USD300 for ASIS International members and USD450 for non-members, should be made direct to ASIS International via the ASIS website.

The PSP® examination is conducted by ASIS International and is computer-based at a number of Prometric Test Centre in Singapore and globally. Prospective candidates can check their eligibility to sit the examination and register online directly with ASIS International. Further details of the PSP reference materials, examination entry criteria and application form, and Prometric Test Centres can be found on the ASIS website.

The examination fee is not included in the PSP® Review Course package fee, nor are the PSP reference materials – details of which can be found on the ASIS website.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Kind Regards,
Member Services
ASIS International (Singapore Chapter)