Thursday, July 14, 2016

Educational and Networking Membership Benefits of ASIS

Joseph Sordi serves as managing director of Strategic Security Corporation, a security guard and risk management firm that operates nationwide. As a member of ASIS International, Joseph Sordi has access to various membership benefits that aid him in his career.

An organization dedicated to increasing effectiveness and productivity of security professionals, ASIS has operated for more than 60 years. The organization comprises a range of professionals, from entry-level employees to C-suite executives, working for companies across six continents.

ASIS members benefit from a broad array of knowledge and resources, including access to research and white papers, and a subscription to the monthly Security Management magazine. The organization also maintains an electronic library of all ASIS/ANSI standards and guidelines, available for free download to members.

Additionally, ASIS members may take part in career development opportunities with discounted access to educational programs, including face-to-face events and e-learning and Webinar engagements. Certificate programs offered by ASIS include various ASIS Assets Protection Courses (Principles of Security, Practical Applications, and Functional Management), Developing and Implementing an Insider Threat Program, Executive Protection, and Structured Analytic Thinking for Security Decision Making.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Strategic Security Corp. Retail Security FAQ

Joseph Sordi is a former NYPD sergeant who was with the force for over a decade. Currently, Joseph Sordi is the managing director at Strategic Security Corp., a nationwide risk management firm. One of the firm’s specialties is retail security. Several common queries about Strategic Security Corp.’s retail security operations are answered below.

Question: What do Strategic Security’s retail security guard’s do?
Answer: Their goal is to help monitor your store and prevent shoplifting, personal attacks, and vandalism. 

Q: What kind of guards do they offer?
A: Strategic Security provides a range of guard options, including armed or unarmed guards, patrol services, undercover store detectives, off-duty police officers, and shopping center security. The firm can provide foot or vehicle patrol, bilingual service, parking lot patrol, alarm response, and employee or customer escorts.

Q: Does Strategic Security cover other areas of retail loss prevention?
A: Yes, the firm helps protect against more than just shoplifting. Its guards keep an eye out for fraud and vendor or employee theft.