Past Meetings

ASIS Phoenix April Chapter Meeting

April 18, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Gladly
2201 E Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Place holder for Aprils meeting

ASIS Phoenix Chapter February Meeting

February 21, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Gladly
2201 E Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Executive Summary - Presentation by Tony Gibson for ASIS

Collaborating on Contingency Planning

Do you agree with these statements?

  • Improving our capabilities to perceive a threat early or respond to a no-notice event is a constant work in progress
  • Transparency and collaboration between those teams minimizing risk for the enterprise and those trying to do business on behalf of the enterprise is an ongoing opportunity


Presentation Overview

  • Framing the current picture of your organization’s ability to perceive threats and respond to incidents
    • Current challenges and gaps
    • Selling the need
  • Identifying and winning over stakeholders
    • Understanding the business and their customers
    • Leveraging shared services supporting the business (Corp Security, Loss Prevention, HR, Facilities and IT)
  • Adopting a framework for preparation, mitigation, response and recovery
    • Institutionalizing some form of incident management
  • Leveraging technology
    • Threat assessment tools
    • Emergency Notification Systems
  • What does success look like?
    • Ensuring employee, contractor and visitor safety
    • Creating a “Common Operating Picture” prior to and during incidents
    • Protecting company assets, information and maintain critical business delivery


Tony Gibson, CPP

Tony has been responsible for leading corporate and public safety security engagements that include, crisis management, emergency preparedness and physical security.

He brings over 30 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. Tony has had opportunities to see first-hand how Fortune 500 companies such as Amazon, McKesson, AVNET and CVS Health uniquely handle crisis management issues.

Tony holds a CPP, is a trained facilitator in strategic planning through the Institute of Cultural Affairs and received his National Incident Management System instructor certification by attending the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

In the last 10 years he has focused on creating policy and processes that allow disparate teams with competing interests to work together during a crisis from response to recovery.