ASIS announces expansive education program for GSX+

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International, a global association for security management professionals, has announced its educational lineup for Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) 2020, a virtual conference taking place Sept. 21-25.

The line-up includes more than 100 scheduled and on-demand sessions, organized into five subject matter areas. Through GSX+, attendees can earn up to 25 CPEs. Attendees with an All-Access pass will be able to access GSX+ sessions through Dec. 31.

“With GSX+, security professionals from across the globe can learn, network and connect with the latest ideas and technologies in the security management space,” said Mark Schreiber, CPP, GSX+ 2020 Call for Presentations Selection Committee Chair. “This year has presented much disruption and some unique challenges for security professionals everywhere, and our committee has worked extremely hard to curate and develop the most informative educational lineup, while addressing the practical needs of global security management professionals — by security professionals for security professionals. This is a process that has been months in the making, and we continually adapted to address those subjects that resulted from the new environment we all find ourselves in.”

The GSX+ session lineup addresses the most pressing topics vital to today's security professional, delivered in a virtual format. The five subject matter areas include National Security, Physical and Operational Security, Risk Management, Digital Transformation/Information Security, and Leadership and Managing within Organizations—enabling attendees to find the sessions most relevant to their own educational and organizational needs.

Keynote presentations that have been announced include:

•    General Stanley McChrystal, 4-star general and former commander of U.S. and International forces in Afghanistan, will address the topic, Leading in a New World.
•    Keren Elazari, CISSP, a former hacker turned cybersecurity expert, is an internationally celebrated speaker, researcher, and author on all matters of cybersecurity. Her presentation, The Future of Cybersecurity, addresses how cybersecurity has evolved from protecting our secrets to becoming our way of life.

For more information about the GSX+, including a complete list of educational sessions and subject matter areas, please visit GSX.org.

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