ASIS announces education program for GSX+
By Canadian Security StaffNews
ASIS International has announced its educational lineup for Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) 2020, taking place Sept. 21-25.
The line-up includes more than 100 scheduled and on-demand sessions, organized into five subject matter areas: National Security, Physical and Operational Security, Risk Management, Digital Transformation/Information Security, and Leadership and Managing within Organization. According to ASIS, through GSX+, attendees can earn up to 25 CPEs and 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, in a statement. “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.”
Keynote presentations that have already 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, will present The Future of Cybersecurity, which will shed light on emerging security threats, attackers’ techniques, what we can learn from hackers, and practical ideas on how to build a safe future for any type of organization seeking to maintain business as normal in these unprecedented times.
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