Sunday, 28 April 2013

From the Archives

ASIS International Security Conference in Singapore, February 2007

Friday, 26 April 2013

Graduate Diploma in Homeland Security & Counter Terrorism

Registration for STEi Institute's June intake of the Graduate Diploma in Homeland Security & Counter Terrorism course is now OPEN!

ASIS members get a 10% discount. For more details about the course, you can visit the STEi website, or click on the e-flyer below:

Chapter Newsletter 01/2013 | Submission by 25 May

As part of our communications outreach, ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) is committed to producing two Chapter Newsletters each year.

The first Chapter newsletter for 2013 will be published in Jun 13. Other than updating members on past and upcoming events, we will also be publishing security-related articles of interest as part of education and knowledge sharing. The Singapore Chapter is 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. The article may relate to current or emerging issues, best practices or challenges facing security professionals who are responsible for securing people, property and information in their organisations.

Other than earning CPE credits for CPP/PSP/PCI holders, this would be a valuable platform to share your knowledge with fellow Chapter members and other security professionals. Your article should be submitted in word doc containing no more than 1,000 words, which can be accompanied with a photo.

Submissions close on Sat 25 May 13. We encourage all members to contribute actively towards "A more connected and learned Chapter".

Lim Choon Kwang, CPP
Hon Vice Chairman, 2013-14
Chair, Membership & Communications Sub-Committee

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Field Visit - Resorts World at Sentosa

ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) is hosting the second Field visit to Resorts World At Sentosa (RWS), Singapore's first integrated resort located on the resort island of Sentosa. The S$6.59 billion must-see destination, spanning 49 hectares, opened in January 2010 and welcomed over 30 million visitors in its first two years of opening. Resorts World At Sentosa is home to Southeast Asia's first-and-only Universal Studios theme park, the world's largest oceanarium - Marine Life Park, the Maritime Experiential Museum, a casino, luxurious accommodation in six unique hotels, the Resorts World Convention Center, celebrity chef restaurants, a world-class spa as well as specialty retail outlets.

Date: 26 Apr 2013 (Friday)
Time: 0900hrs to 1230hrs
Venue: Resorts World At Sentosa.
Meeting point: In front of Festive Grand Theatre, Basement 1 (near casino entrance)

· Presentation on Overview of RWS’s Security Protection Plan
· Question & Answer
· Tea-Break / Networking
· Site Walk

We have only 25 slots for this site visit and the fees are as follows:
$25 for ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) paid-up members
$50 for ASIS International members

You may register by sending this email and providing the following details:
Membership No:
ASIS Membership status: Singapore Chapter / International
Contact number:
Email address:

Invoice with instruction to pay online will be issued upon registration. Please note that refunds will not be issued for cancellation or no-shows.
Note: All registration is subject to security clearance by RWS Security.

Monday, 15 April 2013

Supported Event: CACS / ISRM 2013

Asia Pacific Computer Audit, Control and Security Conference 2013
Information Security & Risk Management Conference 2013 
The Sands Convention & Exhibition Center, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
6th - 7th May 2013 – CACS Conference
8th - 9th May 2013 – Post-Conference Workshops

ISACA Singapore Chapter is proud to be given the opportunity by ISACA to organize this year’s Asia-Pacific Computer Audit, Control and Security Conference (CACS) and the Information Security and Risk Management Conference (ISRM). The CACS/ISRM Team, which comprises most of the Singapore Chapter Board members, has put together a wonderful 2-day program of sharing, learning and networking for you.

Please click here for further Conference details.

Friday, 12 April 2013

Membership Benefits

Welcome again to another year of your ASIS International membership. For those who have yet to renew your local Chapter membership with ASIS International (Singapore Chapter), we would like you to do so without further delay in order to continue enjoying benefits of a local Chapter paid-up member. As for all other International members, we urge you to join us to maximize member benefits.
In case you are not aware, our Singapore Chapter hosts over 200 security professionals from both the public and private sectors who hold executive to regional director-level positions across various sectors. As a Singapore Chapter member, you will be plugged into the local network of these security professionals, and also enjoy free access and discounted rates to various local and partner events and programs throughout the year. Amongst others, the Singapore Chapter holds quarterly networking events each year as well as a series of other educational programs and field visits.
Other than standard benefits from ASIS International, Singapore Chapter members will also enjoy:
  • Up to 4x complimentary quarterly networking dinners annually (worth up to S$400) - International members will pay a subsidized fee of $60 for each networking dinner henceforth
  • Annual membership gift
  • Priority registration for events
  • Members’ rate for events by partners such as ISACA, ACFE, ISC(2) and TAPA Asia
  • 10% discount to BCM Institute courses or S$349 worth of books
  • Discounts for
  • SMF Institute of Higher Learning’s Professional Diploma in Security Management
  • ECU's Master of Security Management (to be confirmed)
  • CPP and PSP Review courses
  • Lecture Series
  • Site Visits
As it is, you will be pleased to note that the Management Committee is still working on improving and increasing members' benefits.
Joining Singapore Chapter membership is easy and fuss-free. Application and payment (membership of S$100 annually) can be made online at

There's no better time to be an ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) paid-up member. Delay no further and sign up today!

Leonard Ong, CPP
Honorary Chairman, 2013-14
ASIS International (Singapore Chapter)

Thursday, 11 April 2013

Q2 Networking Dinner

In conjunction with Security Industry Conference (SIC) 2013 on 7-8 May 2013, ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) will be hosting its second quarter Networking dinner and evening seminar on 7 May at The Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands. Participation in this event will qualify for 2 CPE hours towards recertification of CPP, PSP and PCI certification.

The Chapter has invited Mr. Alan Berman, President, DRI International Foundation, to share his experience and thoughts on Business Continuity Management. Alan Berman is a CBCP, a member of the ASIS BS25999 technical committee, a member of the Committee of Experts for ANSI-ANAB, a former member of the NY City Partnership for Security and Risk Management and the co-chair for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation committee to create the new standard for the US Private Sector Preparedness Act (PL 110-53). Over a career that has spanned 25 years, he has served as a President and CIO for a major financial institution, National Practice Leader for Operational Resiliency for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Global Business Continuity practice leader for Marsh.

The presentation is in line with SIC 2013's theme on Crisis Management. This will be an excellent opportunity for members, affiliated associations' members, and the public to gain insights from a well known, international keynote speaker. The Chapter is offering all ASIS International members the opportunity to join as a Singapore Chapter member by paying the membership dues of SGD 100 before 5 May. In doing so, you will be able to attend this event at Marina Bay Sands and subsequent events at preferential rates (complimentary, subsidised or discounted). The Chapter organises field visits and lecture series throughout the year to provide continuing education for security professionals.

Date: 7 May 2013
Time: 1730 – 2100hrs
Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands
Complimentary for ASIS International (Singapore Chapter) paid-up members
$60 for ASIS International and affiliated association members
$70 for Public
Affiliated associations: ACFE, ISACA, (ISC)2 Singapore Chapters and TAPA Asia

You may register by sending this email and providing the following details:
Associations (Select one): ASIS / ACFE / (ISC)2 / ISACA / TAPA Asia / Public
Membership No:
ASIS Membership status: Singapore Chapter / International / Not Applicable
Contact number:
Email address: