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US Permanent Representative to NATO to address outlook for the next 75 years

As we approach NATO’s 75th anniversary, Ambassador Smith’s keynote at ASIS Europe will focus on NATO’s outlook for the next 75 years and how it will adapt to meet the challenges of the future. NATO is facing the most complex security environment since the end of the Cold War.

How to mitigate geopolitical risk and gain competitive advantage with information intelligence

Geopolitical instability is running at levels unseen in nearly 20 years. The tensions in the Indo-Pacific, the war in Ukraine, and the conflict in Gaza are just three examples of the turbulence that is presenting substantial commercial risk to multinational enterprises (MNEs).

New: The DEI Breakfast – powered by the ASIS WiS Community

If you thought last year’s Comfortability Matrix was a challenge, think again! This year we are going to assess your crisis readiness in a table-top exercise like you’ve never seen. What’s the connection between “crisis and paralysis”? Join us just before the official opening session at ASIS Europe and you will be telling us in the end.

Making ASIS Europe a more sustainable event

With sustainability high on the agenda of many organisations in Europe, event organisers, exhibitors and attendees alike need to do their part. Have a look at what we are already doing to make the event more sustainable and explore how you can contribute.

Stay fit and network at the same time!

A tradition for many years, join fellow security professionals and industry partners for a morning run or walk on Friday 22 March. The route will take us through the famous Prater park.

Security Leaders Networking Dinner at the Palais Ferstel

The Security Leaders Networking Dinner , powered by Nedap, stands as the prime networking event for ASIS Europe 2024. This exclusive gathering is set to unfold on the 21st of March at the exquisite Palais Ferstel, a distinguished offsite venue nestled in the historical core of Vienna.

General Tom Middendorp to Address Climate Change as a Risk Multiplier in Opening Keynote

ASIS International is eagerly anticipating our opening keynote at ASIS Europe in Vienna on 21 March where General (ret) Tom Middendorp, Chairman, International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS) will explain the critical nexus of climate change and security risk and demonstrate how innovation and partnership can help mitigate the risk.

Introducing the ASIS Europe Responsible Exhibit Label

While events play a crucial role in the advancement and aspirations of industries, their environmental repercussions can be detrimental. Over the past years, ASIS Europe has been on a journey to reduce its environmental impact, with the aim of encouraging all event stakeholders to contribute to this collective effort. In this context, we are launching the ASIS Europe Responsible Exhibit label.

2024 European Salary Survey with Prize Draw

The SSR Personnel & Executive Profiles European Salary Survey supported by ASIS International is live now for 2024, and reviews more than 15,000 security professionals across all sectors such as financial services, manufacturing, extractives, big tech, service providers, transport and logistics.

Sponsor a Student at ASIS Europe 2024

Join ASIS International in empowering the next generation by sponsoring students at ASIS Europe 2024! For just EUR 115+VAT, you can provide a student with a coveted Leadership Pass, unlocking a world of educational opportunities.

U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO Julianne Smith to Keynote at ASIS Europe 2024

  ASIS International is honoured to announce that Ambassador Julianne Smith, U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO, will be our Keynote speaker at ASIS Europe in Vienna on 22 March. Ambassador Smith assumed her current position in November 2021. She previously served as a Senior Advisor…

The ASIS Europe 2023 pictures are now available

Pictures taken by our professional photographer at ASIS Europe 2023 are now available for viewing and download here

ASIS Europe 2023 Hosted 20 Students

We were delighted to host 20 students at ASIS Europe 2023 for the full educational experience as part of our efforts to support the next generation of security professionals. ASIS would like to thank the following individuals and companies whose generous support made this possible:…

ASIS Europe Puts the Spotlight on Public-Private Partnership

  ASIS Europe – From Risk to Resilience (Rotterdam, NL, 21-23 March) provided an ideal platform to engage and energise a community with the shared objective of making organisations more secure and resilient. From high level keynotes to deep dive case studies and interactive workshops…

Press Release: ASIS Europe Ready to Address Risk and Resilience in Rotterdam

  Brussels, 20 March 2023 ASIS International’s flagship regional event ASIS Europe – From Risk to Resilience is set to roll into Rotterdam, NL on 21-23 March. Gathering hundreds of security practitioners from the world’s leading companies, plus expert advisors and technology innovators, an intensive…

Visit the ASIS Hub at ASIS Europe 2023 and save 23% on eBooks!

Save 23% on eBooks! Our new eBook format gives you access to your most trusted ASIS International resources anytime, anywhere. We’ve rolled out all 32 ASIS titles in digital versions that you can add to your eBook library. This updated format gives you the capability…

Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Crisis Exercising

  When OpenAI released its December 2022 version of chatGPT, the risk landscape changed overnight and so too did crisis exercising. January 2023 saw the publication of Stanford’s report “Generative Language Models and Automated Influence Operations: Emerging Threats and Potential Mitigations”. The three primary take-aways…

Women in Security Breakfast – Dealing with uncomfortable topics in the workplace

The Women in Security Breakfast Meeting at ASIS Europe 2023 has been organised by the ASIS UK & Romania Chapters with the purpose of facilitating open and honest conversations around sensitive topics that often make people feel uncomfortable in the workplace. We believe that creating…

Meet the Authors

During the lunch break on 23 March you will have the opportunity to meet authors Glenn Schoen (Code Black: 50 Lessons in Crisis Management for Effective Leadership) and Andrew Sheves (The Consultant’s Handbook: How to Use Your Expertise to Deliver Client Success and Run a…

Help us make ASIS Europe 2023 more sustainable

With sustainability high on the agenda of many organisations in Europe, event organisers and attendees need to do their part. What does ASIS do to make the ASIS Europe Event 2023 more sustainable? The event location allows for a large proportion of attendees to travel…

ASIS Hub: Content is King, but Connections are Priceless

ASIS Europe offers the opportunity to learn from security professionals leading the advancements on some of security’s most difficult challenges. But the learning does not stop at the end of the conference, rather, it’s only the beginning. Regardless of where you are in your profession,…

Forecasting Four Security Trends for 2023

Our world is rapidly changing. Technology continues to grow, threats are becoming more complex – and as physical and digital lines blur, we can no longer talk about security in silos. As a response, more companies are evaluating their current approach to cyber-physical security and…

Virtual kick-off of ASIS Europe 2023

ASIS Europe 2023 kicked off on 2 March with the first online event. There was a fascinating presentation on the European Salary Survey by Peter French MBE CPP  followed by Q&A with Inge Huijbrechts, MBA and the audience. There were also presentations on: Understanding and Mitigating…

Session Preview: Cyber security essentials for physical security & business managers: key questions to ask

Cyber-attacks happen to the best. Organisations no longer just ‘throw the cyber challenge over the wall’, so the IT and/or IT Security department can deal with it. Physical Security professionals need to understand how they can optimally contribute, particularly in context of physically protecting on-premises…

Sponsor a Student at ASIS Europe 2023

ASIS International is inviting individual members and companies to sponsor the participation of one or several students at ASIS Europe 2023. For EUR 100+VAT you can already sponsor a student for a Leadership Pass. ASIS International is making 20 places available for students to take part in the full educational experience of ASIS Europe 2023.

Session Preview: Intelligence Paradigm | Improving Your Climate Security Resilience

The word of the day is #polycrisis. It has been popularized in Davos and it aims to describe the simultaneous and overlapping crises facing the world today: a health crisis, a mounting climate crisis, a war in Europe, energy and inflation crisis, cost of living crisis and so on. All of them are leading to mounting security issues with severe consequences like fragile states, rising poverty, hunger, violent protests, political instability and even state collapse. And all of them are interconnected.

Session preview: Complications of Corporate Evacuations

Have you or your staff ever worked overseas on assignment or do you have staff away on business trips? If so have you ever considered what happens if there is a major crisis, what happens to those affected persons and if you need to move them who, how and where do you move them?

Building a stronger relationship with your access control system

Cambridge Dictionary defines “obsolescence” as the process of becoming obsolete and no longer useful. But when it comes to access control systems, the consequences of obsolescence go beyond usefulness.

2023 European Salary Survey with prize draw

The SSR® Personnel & Executive Profiles salary survey supported by ASIS International is live now for 2023, and reviews more than 14,000 security professionals…

Introducing ASIS Europe’s new Co-Chairs – Let’s meet Inge & Gavin

We had the chance to ask a few key questions to Inge Huijbrechts and Gavin Henderson, the new ASIS Europe co-chairs…

ASIS Europe 2022 concludes after three intensive, interactive days in Prague

After three long years since the last in person event, ASIS Europe 2022 landed in Prague on 22-24 May 2022…