ASIS International has announced it has changed the name of its annual security conference from the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits to the Global Security Exchange (GSX). Building on a 60+ year legacy of security event distinction, the newly branded GSX will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from September 23-27, 2018, in partnership with InfraGard and ISSA.
The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance’s (PSIA) will demonstrate an important use case of its Physical Logical Access Interoperability specification (PLAI) at ASIS 2017 – Access Control. Another technology that will be demonstrated at the ASIS event will be a commercial PLAI Agent, developed by Software House. The PLAI Agent acts as an enterprise communication hub —essentially a digital traffic controller— for information coming and going between different PACS systems.
ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, announced that the CityLab High School in Dallas, TX is the winner of its School Security Grant Competition. CityLab High School is receiving a $22,000 grant to pay for upgrades to the school’s camera system, access control system, and classroom intercoms. In addition to the grant, Axis Communications is making an in-kind donation of fixed-dome cameras, access control, and other accessories in order to support the campus-wide upgrade.