Midwest Security Conference to Focus on Technology, Social Media and More

LISLE, Ill. – For security professionals wanting to learn how to effectively use social media and security technology to protect their organizations, the Midwest Security Conference, which will be held March 11-12, promises to deliver a wide array of sessions on those very topics.

The conference, which is in its 25th year, is a joint venture involving the Chicago Chapter of the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) and the Illinois Security Chiefs Association. In addition to the educational sessions (listed below), the event will also include exhibits featuring the latest products and services from some of our nation’s top vendors. Held in Lisle, Ill., one of the highlights of the event will be its keynote speaker, Erroll G. Southers, who is the associate director of research transition at the DHS National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) at the University of Southern California.

Some of the specific topics covered during the conference will include:

  • Use of Social Media When Preparing for and Hosting the NATO Conference – Chicago 2012
  • Implementation of an Integrated Tracking/Imaging and Recording System in a Major Multi-Facility Location
  • Challenges of Implementing Security Technology on a Global Scale
  • Counter Intelligence and Technology – How Technology Affects the Private Sector/Terrorist Use of Technology and Our Counter-Technology
  • Social Media – Risks and Solution in the Workplace
  • Litigation Issues in the Use of Technology in Private Security – What’s Changing and What’s Coming
  • Buyer Beware: The special considerations necessary to properly select, maintain and manage technology systems, including vendor selection and proper applications

To register for the conference, visit www.midwestsecurityconference.com or call (312) 983- 7886.

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