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Educational Sessions & Networking

Educational Sessions & Networking

Thursday 4th May 2017

10:00 - 12:00 | Terrorism in the Modern World – Cyber and Physical Security

ASIS Young Professionals GroupWhether the risk of terrorism is actually increasing globally is a topic for extended discussion with contrasting views held by most people.  That terrorism has evolved in the past decade cannot be disputed however.  This session will consider the global terrorism risk that business now face, with analysis of recent events and trends and a discussion around both physical and cyber security risks and mitigations and consideration of risk transfer.

This session is for young professionals and will discuss the following elements:

  1. Overview of evolving terrorism threat and discuss terrorism trends
  2. Consideration of the convergence of physical and cyber security around risks and mitigation and relevance to future practitioners
  3. A discussion on the evolving field of Cyber Insurance as companies look to use insurance to cover their potential losses
  4. Questions and answers


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12:00 | Coffee and Networking

13:00 - 15:00 | Women in Security

ASIS Women in SecurityASIS Women in Security (WIS) UK serves as a designated forum where like‐minded women can enjoy social networking, form mentoring relationships, provide support, discuss topics and share or explore issues that may affect your career.

Although the emphasis of this group is to provide a platform for women it is by no means at the exclusion of men. Gentlemen with an interest, opinion or ideas are very welcome.

The session for WiS will discuss the following:

ASIS WiS UK – About Us

  • Our Objectives
  • Events Planned for the Forthcoming Year
  • Training & Development
  • Mentoring Programme

Subject for Discussion

‘Women’s representation in managerial and senior leadership roles is slightly higher than the EU average. Over one-third (35%) of legislators, senior officials, and managers are women. ‘

How do the group feel that this statistic translates to the Security Industry?

The Fire Inside – Speaker Vanessa King delivers a session on developing your confidence in Public Speaking

The Fire Inside is public speaking training with a difference. Giving you practical tools to control your nerves and enable you to fully express yourself effectively, even if you have no preparation time.

(Followed by Q&A and Networking)

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