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- Australian Secret Intelligence Service
- Ada Semantic Interface Specification
- American Society for Information Science
- American Society for Industrial Security
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The security realm in the U.S. is a $100 billion industry, deploying protection in healthcare facilities, industrial plants, residential communities, universities, and other facilities, according to the American Society for Industrial Security ASIS, which is pushing for consistent minimum standards for the training of security guard.
Except they might be going by the name of ASIS now.
We've got a new head of our overseas security service, ASIS, we've got a new head of the Department of Defence.
Could you tell us whether or not ASIS has that type of information?
He led ASIS as Director-General at a time of great change and challenges, and he brought a steadying hand to the development of the Service.
Under his outstanding leadership, ASIS underwent significant development, including expanded relationships with regional and allied partners.
A year of reassessment: the ASIS annual employment survey looks at how 9-11 affected corporate security functions, staffing, budgets, and policies.
"I haven't heard of anything being successful that allows us to prevent something by flashing up on a screen somewhere a positive identification of someone on a terrorist database," said Jack Lichtenstein with ASIS international, a Washington-based organization of security officials.
He was Director-General of ASIS from 1998 to 2003 and has also held senior Government positions in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
The changes are necessary given the increasingly dangerous environment in which ASIS must operate and in the context of the intelligence challenges we now face including terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
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