Month: April 2009

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Why Security Matters?

SecurityMatters™ will not replace advisories of foreign consultancy firms that most corporations subscribe for their local assessments. Our website will supplement them by providing the context of the security landscape from the viewpoint of the readers and other protection professionals.

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AHSOP News

AHSOP News

The Second Hotel Security, Safety and Emergency Response Seminar-Workshop (HSSER SW) of the Department of Tourism was conducted at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, Olongapo City on 5-6 March 2009. Lecturers were from the Association of Hotel Security Officers of the Philippines (AHSOP). The venue and workshop logistics were...

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WAD Member Gets U.S. Air Force Hall of Fame Award

Current President and Managing Director of Orion Support Incorporated (OSI) and World Association of Detectives Ambassador to the Philippines Jeff Williams was inducted into the U.S. Air Force OSI Special Agent Hall of Fame at OSI’s Annual Awards Dinner in Washington D.C. on 16 April 2009.

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Career Moves 2008 Up To 1st Quarter 2009

Leodivico A. Bungubung Jr., CPP, CSP, CSMS From: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. as Security Operations Manager, Philippines To: ICT Marketing Services, Inc. as Director – Security, Asia Pacific Joseph Paul O. Puig, CPP, CSP, CSMS From: Shang Property Management Services as Security and Safety Manager To: Accenture Philippines as Protective Services Lead, Philippines Roberto Lardizabal...

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ASIS International-Philippine Chapter Officers installed

ASIS International-Philippine Chapter Officers installed

The ASIS International — Philippines Chapter formally introduced its new set of officers last year in Makati City. Coinciding with the organization’s celebration of the Christmas season on December 1, 2008 at the Pasay-A Function Room of the Makati Shangri-La Hotel, ASIS International – Philippine Chapter held the induction of its 2009 officers, namely, Gilbert...

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Background Check amid Talent Sourcing

Background Check amid Talent Sourcing

Many companies are tapping all available resources to identify suitable candidates and place on-board the 'elusive talents.' Quick response is vital in sourcing the vast arena of the corporate jungles that has been invaded by the headhunters keenly monitoring the trends in the global job market.

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Humor: Security Guard Jokes

Humor: Security Guard Jokes

(Based on true-to-life stories , told and retold by security guards) Floating Guard A guard narrated to his supervisor a very weird experience he had the previous night. He said he found himself floating in the air and just observing everything happening in his post from his vantage post in the ceiling. He said the...

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BCP: Ensuring Time is on your Side

BCP: Ensuring Time is on your Side

Business continuity program is designed for enterprises ensuring that the core business processes shall be effectively restored after a disaster. The program is for those who are ready to move beyond the reactive approach to their business.

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Hotel Keycard Options

Hotel Keycard Options

Tourists now have many options to access their hotel rooms. They may insert or swipe magnetic-stripe or smart cards, flash their RFID or proximity cards, or use their finger or palm to unlock their doors.

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Ensuring Safety in the Tourism Industry

Ensuring Safety in the Tourism Industry

Safety plans, procedures, and equipment should not only be present five-star hotels and commercial and office buildings. All visitors must have a standard safety protection from hazards at all times. With these, the hospitality industry is assured of a steady growth.