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Neighborhood Watch Security Program & Mobile Patrol Guards

What is a “Citizen-run Neighborhood Watch Security Program”? By standard definition, a citizen neighborhood watch security program consists of an organized group of civilians that collectively agree to devote their time, energy, abilities, and resources to protecting their local community against crime, such as vandalism, theft, burglary, trespassing, assault, and other offences. In Canada, there … EXPLORE >>

Neighborhood Watch Security Program & Mobile Patrol Guards

What is a “Citizen-run Neighborhood Watch Security Program”? By standard definition, a citizen neighborhood watch security program consists of an organized group of civilians that collectively agree to devote their time, energy, abilities, and resources to protecting their local community against crime, such as vandalism, theft, burglary, trespassing, assault, and other offences. In Canada, there … EXPLORE >>

Free Security Guard Training in Toronto

Do you want to be a Security Guard in the Toronto area and need your Security License? Getting a Security Guard License in the province of Ontario requires an applicant to complete a few steps, explained in this guide, How to Become a Security Guard. Free Security Training Condor Security provides free security guard license … EXPLORE >>

Canine Romeo’s Fight With Cancer

Romeo, a Cane Corso, has been a much-loved member of the Condor family since 2012. He’s a highly social dog, quick to make friends and gentle with kids. He’s become a vital part of Condor’s Team and participated in some of the social commitment programs — particularly in terms of raising awareness of cancer. You … EXPLORE >>

Condor Exercise Series with Cory Myles

After all the positive feedback we received on our previous workout series, we had to come back with another! This time, Cory Myles, personal online trainer and health coach has created a customized two-part series, just for us. To ensure the constant well being of our employees and community, we are continuing to develop programs … EXPLORE >>

Condor Exercise Series – Lower Body Workout

We’re back and ready to share the last video in this exercise series by Chris Brown from CGBFitness who has once again created a customized routine that you can do from the comfort of your home, with no equipment. This time focused on your lower body! Although this is the last video of this series, … EXPLORE >>

How to be a Concierge in Ontario

What is a concierge? A Condominium Concierge is a relatively new job, growing in both popularity and opportunity.   The condominium market has experienced continually upward trending growth.  There is an ever-increasing volume of new condominium developments in Toronto, Mississauga, Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, and other cities in the Greater Toronto Area.   An explosion in … EXPLORE >>

Condor Exercise Series – Upper Body Workout

We’re excited to share the second video in our exercise series. We’re back with Chris Brown from CGBFitness who has once again created a customized routine that you can do from the comfort and safety of your home, with no equipment. This time focused on your upper body! As we continue to stay safe at … EXPLORE >>

Condor Exercise Series – Core Workout Routine

We’re back with a new series, continuing our focus on health and wellness. As we’ve mentioned before we are constantly looking for ways to engage our employees by developing new programs to progress, support, and contribute to our team’s health and career. Today, we’d like to introduce our new Exercise Series with Chris Brown from … EXPLORE >>

Downtown Toronto Condo Fire Emergency April 2020

A High Risk Night – Literally a “Trial by Fire” It was late at night when the fire alarm began loudly sounding from the speakers everywhere in the building.  Ready for such emergencies, the Condor concierge who was at the front desk at the time immediately began the fire alarm procedure. Just a few hours … EXPLORE >>

COVID-19 Response Plan In Action

At Condor Security, we stand by and act on our Statement of Purpose every day. We pride ourselves on being forward-thinking, industry-leading and customer-focused. We are committed to developing specialized training for our employees to ensure we are constantly providing our clients with the support they need at all times and under all conditions. That … EXPLORE >>

Mindfulness Series – Session No.3: The First Foundation of Mindfulness – The Body

Please enjoy the third and final video of our Mindfulness Series. We hope you enjoyed the series and that watching these videos has given you moments of clarity. Our employees and their well-being are of utmost importance to us. We are constantly developing programs to progress,  support and contribute to our team’s health and career.  … EXPLORE >>

Mindfulness Series – Session No.2: The Breath – A Powerful Ally

Please enjoy the second video of three to be shared over the next few weeks: Our employees and their well-being are of utmost importance to us. We are constantly developing programs to progress,  support and contribute to our team’s health and career.  We have invited Sarah Kinsley, a Registered Clinical Counsellor, BA (Hons.), Bed (Primary) … EXPLORE >>

Virtual Interviews

At Condor Security we pride ourselves on being leading edge when it comes to our processes, with an emphasis on our recruitment processes and tools.  As we’re navigating through these new waters it’s important that we maintain our integrity, level of service and quality in our hiring process while we still follow COVID-19 guidelines. We’ve … EXPLORE >>

Mindfulness Series – Session No.1: Three Minute Breathing Space

Our employees and their well-being are of utmost importance to us. We are constantly developing programs to progress,  support and contribute to our team’s health and career.  We have invited Sarah Kinsley, a Registered Clinical Counsellor, BA (Hons.), Bed (Primary) Med (counseling), to create a short series of Mindful Consultation videos for our staff and … EXPLORE >>

Virtual Interviews

At Condor Security we pride ourselves on being leading edge when it comes to our processes, with an emphasis on our recruitment processes and tools.  As we’re navigating through these new waters it’s important that we maintain our integrity, level of service and quality in our hiring process while we still follow COVID-19 guidelines. We’ve … EXPLORE >>

Thank You To Our Healthcare Workers

From all of us at Condor Security Canada, we’d like to thank the amazing Canadian Healthcare workers and community and all those on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. As we are typically used to our freedom of movement, socialization and group activities we know the importance of social distancing and doing our part … EXPLORE >>

COVID-19 RESOURCES

NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESS CLOSURE As of March 24th at midnight – all non-essential business in Ontario will shut down due to COVID-19. Condor Security will remain open – as it is a critical service, especially in these times. “Businesses providing security services including private security guards; monitoring or surveillance equipment and services.” For the full list, … EXPLORE >>

A Message From Our CEO

In these difficult and challenging times, I want to call on you, as a community to come together so we can win this fight against COVID-19. The virus does not differentiate between race, gender, nor religion, and that following the prevention guidelines is our ONLY possibility to STOP THE SPREAD. Therefore, I am CALLING ON … EXPLORE >>

COVID-19 & Our Action Plan

In these times of uncertainty, we wanted to reach out to our community and inform you of the precautions and actions we have taken at Condor Security since the first case of COVID-19 was announced in January. January In January, our contingency plan was put in place, we announced immediate additional security and sanitary measures … EXPLORE >>

5 Things You Should Know Before Getting Your Ontario Security Guard License

If you’re looking for a rewarding career, you may want to consider a job in the security sector. Security guards get to face new challenges each day and interact with a variety of interesting people. Becoming a professional security guard requires hard work and commitment. Here are just some of the duties that guards are … EXPLORE >>

5 Essentials to Be a Professional Security Guard

Security guards are responsible for ensuring the safety of facilities and their occupants. Whether these officers are stationed in a condo lobby or an airport terminal, they must remain vigilant about protecting their clientele. All security agencies must be cautious about who they hire for these important roles. In Ontario, security guards must hold a … EXPLORE >>

How Much Commercial Security Do You Need?

Whether you are building a new facility, moving into a new retail space, or have been operating at the same location for years, having the right security measures in place is imperative to protect your assets and staff. Regardless of what type of business you run, there are always potential threats, such as the theft … EXPLORE >>

6 Key Points to Effective Commercial Security

If you are responsible for a commercial property, keeping the property secure should be your top priority. In today’s climate, you have responsibilities that include keeping your property safe, protecting your assets and the safety of your staff. The Occupier’s Liability Act of Ontario declares that any “person who has responsibility for and control over … EXPLORE >>

What to Expect from a Career as a Security Guard

A job as a security guard can provide you with a dynamic workplace, career advancement opportunity, and depending on the employer can include advantages like paid vacation and full medical benefits. There are companies hiring entry-level job seekers with no experience in the field, providing that you complete the required training. A more seasoned job … EXPLORE >>

Threat and Risk Assessment: What You Need to Know

In today’s day and age, a detailed and comprehensive Threat and Risk Assessment (TRA) is necessary for developing and implementing an effective physical security program. With more sophisticated crime operations spreading across North America every year, security management needs to keep up and address the risks. A TRA provides a more thorough assessment of security … EXPLORE >>

A Guide to Condor Security Training Programs

What is Condor Security? Condor Security is a private security company that deals with hiring, training, and supporting security guards and condominium concierge personnel. Our security teams are responsible for the protection and supervision of multiple commercial, residential, institutional, and other types of properties and communities. Not only do we offer the services of trained … EXPLORE >>

6 Benefits of Getting a Security Audit

What is a Security Audit? A security audit is a process used by trained security professionals to assess and analyze your property to locate weak points in your security, and then offer a plan of action to help improve your safety and security. Security audits are ideal for commercial buildings and complexes, office towers, condominiums, … EXPLORE >>

Top 10 Reasons to Have Security at Your Event

If you are planning on arranging a big event, then you will need to be prepared for a worst-case scenario. Unfortunately, potentially serious issues may arise and it is better to be safe than sorry, especially when people’s lives are involved. Provide Comfort Evidently, the event should be designed to be a comfortable venue for … EXPLORE >>

Benefits of 24-Hour Concierge Services

Some condominiums provide services that go above and beyond the standard fare, such as 24-hour concierge services. These services can make a great impression on visitors, who often share their positive experiences with friends and family. But more importantly, concierge services can provide a number of valuable benefits to condominium residents. Not only can they … EXPLORE >>

Terry Fox Run 2018: Come Join the Run and the Fun!

Dear all Condor Staff !!! The annual Terry Fox Run is taking place next Sunday September 16th. “TEAM CONDOR” will be running and participating in this important cause! If you want to help support the fight against cancer, you can do any of the following: JOIN THE RUN AND THE FUN!!! Come out and run … EXPLORE >>

7 Things to Think About If You’re Considering a Career in Security

Security is a field that requires a lot of thought before entering. Security professionals provide a necessary function in many aspects of modern business, from different businesses and retail to personal safety. It’s not always for everyone, so here are some things you need to consider before putting on that security guard uniform. Time and … EXPLORE >>

4 Reasons Why You Need Commercial Security Services

What is Commercial Security? Commercial security services offer more comprehensive protection compared to residential services, as they often are required to cover larger spaces. For small and large businesses alike, commercial security services range from video surveillance to onsite security guards. Commercial properties are unique in that they often house a large number of people … EXPLORE >>

10 Questions to Ask When Considering Hiring a Security Guard

When it comes to your business, it is essential that you cover your bases as far as safety and security are concerned. From petty theft to personal physical threat, these are concerns that can be taken care of by employing a properly trained, licensed and reputable security company. The very presence of a security guard … EXPLORE >>

Feeling Safe in the Workplace Is a Necessity

Employees in any type of workplace need to feel that they are safe from injury, bullying, theft and violence. If they do not feel a sense of security, this damages your business in the way that employees may not be carrying out their work optimally, or worse, they’re calling in sick to avoid the dangers. … EXPLORE >>

The rise of food delivery services are a challenge for condo security

“Tailgating” is a common security term for when an unauthorized or unknown person follows a resident into an apartment or condominium to bypass the security on the doors. This has long been a problem for corporations owning apartments and condos. Even if the resident notices that they are being followed, they don’t tend to feel … EXPLORE >>

5 Condo Security Hacks To Know Before You Go On Your Next Vacation

If you are planning on going on vacation soon, then one thing that you could be worried about is a break-in in your condo while you’re gone. It is natural to be concerned that your home might be broken into while you’re on vacation, but you should not let this get in the way of … EXPLORE >>

What Do Mobile Patrol Security Officers Do?

Have you ever thought of ways to secure your home or office? Are you concerned that your home or office could be at risk of robbery or invasion? Realistically, almost any home is at risk for robberies and are home invasions. Any home that does not have a defense system in place. It is important … EXPLORE >>

How to Choose the Best Security System

Securing your home should be one of your top priorities as a homeowner. There is nothing more important than ensuring the safety and the security of your loved ones. In addition, spending some money now on a good security system will save you a lot of money in the long run by protecting you from … EXPLORE >>

Five Ways to be a Successful Security Officer

As a security officer, your first goal at your job is to keep your post and the people inside of it safe. You may not think that good customer service is one of the attributes that a security guard ought to have. No matter whether your post is at a plant, office building, or in … EXPLORE >>

The 3 Essentials of Condominium Security

In society today, one thing people need take seriously is their personal safety. One place that is often overlooked is their condominium. There is a false sense of security when you come home and close the front door to the world, but this is one place where you need to make sure there are proper … EXPLORE >>

Why Your Business Should Have A Security Audit

“Hackers Steal Millions of Customer’s Personal Information” “New Computer Virus Infects Millions of Computers Worldwide” You see the headlines all the time. Hackers, viruses and Trojan worms have the ability to wreak havoc and cause substantial monetary, competitive and emotional damage for every company that conducts business online. The increased prevalence of cyber-security attacks has … EXPLORE >>

Condor Ascent #7: PPCT DT Training

The primary focus of Condor Ascent Issue No.7 is PPCT Management Systems, an internationally recognized authority on research-based non-lethal force subject control, tactical firearms…

March 2016 Verbal Judo Tactical Communications

Learning Verbal Judo requires a student to engage in honest self-reflection. Looking at one’s successes and failures in dealing with people brings awareness to what works and what doesn’t.

Condor Evolution – Jake Q

Completing the Condor Evolution program feels revolutionary in that I feel very capable and able to take on and have the confidence to conquer all that comes my way. My favorite course…

Terry Fox Run 2017: Support Condor Security’s Team!

April 13, 2017 By Condor’s Team Condor’s 2nd Annual Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research:  Sept 17, 2017 Join Condor’s professional security staff in a fundraising run and help fight cancer! On Sunday, September 17, Condor Security’s staff and their family and friends who wish to join will be participating in the annual Terry Fox Run. … EXPLORE >>

Ride to Conquer Cancer 2017 with Ben Tabesh, Condor’s CEO

April 13, 2017 By Condor’s Teanm Condor Security’s 2nd Ride to Conquer Cancer Condor Security’s CEO, Benjamin Tabesh, will be joining the 200 kilometer 2017 Ride to Conquer Cancer event! The ride raises funds which contribute directly to research at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, widely considered one of the most prominent and top 5 cancer … EXPLORE >>

Terry Fox Run 2016 Toronto

A team comprised of Condor staff and any of their family and friends who wish to join will be participating in the upcoming annual Terry Fox Run on Sept. 18, 2016. Many organizations and groups participate every year…

Ride to Conquer Cancer 2016 Social Commitment

April 7, 2016 By Condor’s Team Condor CEO Benjamin Tabesh in Ride to Conquer Cancer Condor Security’s CEO, Benjamin Tabesh, is participating in the 2016 Ride to Conquer Cancer event benefitting cancer research at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre on June 11th and 12th.  Condor Security believes strongly in the value of social commitment and has … EXPLORE >>

Why is Customer Service Different in Security?

Professionals in the security field understand that customer service for security personnel is different from standard customer service positions for a number of important reasons: The majority of people do not like being told what to do…

International Women’s Day: the Professional Potential of Women

March 8, 2016 In Honour of International Women’s Day: Reflections on the ASIS Women in Security Event from Two Women in the Private Security Field Condor Security proudly celebrates International Women’s Day; borne out of the aspiration for women’s independence and equality, International Women’s Day celebrates and advocates women’s rights and freedoms worldwide.   In … EXPLORE >>

International Women’s Day: the Professional Potential of Women

Condor Security proudly celebrates International Women’s Day; borne out of the aspiration for women’s independence and equality, International Women’s Day celebrates and advocates women’s rights and freedoms worldwide….

Women in Security

On June 10th, 2015 I attened the ASIS Toronto “Women In Security” event. It was a new and inspiring experience, and it was my very first time being in the same room with other women who are involved in numerous aspects…

What is Bill C-51?

Bill C-51, is “an act to enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to amend the Criminal Code, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts.”

Implementing Security Guard Services in Schools

June 5, 2015 By Condor’s Team One of Condor’s private school clients recently published an article in their school newspaper which contained an interview with the school’s Executive Director on implementing a security guard. Following is a summary of the article:   Up until recently, our school had an “open door” policy.  Anyone who felt … EXPLORE >>

Benjamin Tabesh CPP – Bespoke Concierge Services

For more than 30 years, Canadian Security Magazine has been an active voice for the security industry in Canada. It is the leading publication in Canada for corporate security directors, life safety managers and loss prevention professionals as well as integrators and service providers.

How to Advance in a Security Career

A career in the security field is often misunderstood. The demands of more secure environments in private sectors and public places keep increasing, therefore security has now grown into a multi million dollar industry, providing multitudes of opportunities or anyone pursuing a career…

Avital Zeisler’s Soteria Method Seminar

February 7, 2015 CONDOR SECURITY to host AVITAL ZEISLER for a series of women’s self-defence seminars on March 6 and March 8, 2015! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER via Condor’s Course Calendar! (women only) THE SOTERIA METHOD Named after the goddess of safety, The Soteria Method brings women a unique and exclusive method of self-defence, fitness, … EXPLORE >>

PSISA Regulations and Fines

All security guards and concierge staff in working in the private security field in Ontario are required to be in full compliance with all regulations set by the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Regardless of whether a Security Guard works…

Blood Drive: Helping Save Lives 2014 Results

June 27, 2014 B y Condor’s Team One of Condor’s 2014 Social Commitment Programs, the Helping Save Lives 2014 Blood Drive event, occurred on Tuesday May 6th, 2014.  Blood donation is an important cause, and every 1 unit of blood donated can save up to 3 people! Turnout was strong, with attendance from Condor Staff, … EXPLORE >>

The Art of Developing Condos

June 9, 2014 By Benjamin H. Tabesh, CPP, Condor Security CEO The Art of Developing Condos in Condo Business Magazine For centuries, public art has been used to demonstrate the vibrancy of civilizations, influencing the Ancient Romans and Greeks, the Italian Renaissance, and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.  In modern times, public art … EXPLORE >>

The SMART Generation

June 9, 2014 By Benjamin H. Tabesh, CPP, Condor Security CEO The SMART Generation in Condominium Manager Magazine Welcome to the smart generation! With the combination of creativity and ever improving technology we have propelled ourselves forward into the future. We have created solutions to everyday problems that in the past were on dreams of … EXPLORE >>

Best Security Certifications

Best Security Certifications: How to Improve your Professional Career with Security Training APRIL 23, 2014 BY ROB BAYLEY, PSP, TRAINING MANAGER AT CONDOR SECURITY INC., TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA   As the security industry continues to grow, Security Training and Security Certifications are becoming a popular topic of discussion among both Security Guards, Security Managers, and clients … EXPLORE >>

Level 3 April 2014 Update

April 15, 2014 By Condor’s Team All participants demonstrated excellent effort, determination, perseverance, teamwork, and confidence in the recent Level 3 course over the April 5th and 6th weekend.  There were many memorable experiences, and we would like to share some of them with you in the pictures below. Condor’s management was impressed by the … EXPLORE >>

“Help us Feed the Future” Social Commitment Campaign 2011 Results

December 16, 2013 By Condor’s Team In continuation with its value of Social Commitment, Condor Security once again partnered with Show Kids You Care in 2011 with a focus on assisting the local communities in addressing realistic concerns faced by the community members. In 2010 the “Stuff that Car, Stuff those Tummies” Campaign raised 36 … EXPLORE >>

On Combat

December 16, 2013 By MPS Boris B. Book Publication Date:  August 16, 2007 On Combat looks at what happens to the human body under the stresses of combat.  It discusses new research findings as to what measures law enforcement “warriors” can take to prevent such debilitations so they can stay in the fight, survive, and … EXPLORE >>

Gift of Fear

December 16, 2013 By Tysei L. Publication Date:  October 1, 1995 The Gift of Fear is a provocative read that challenges the idea that violent behavior is random and unpredictable.  Using thriller-like narrations of actual violent incidents, the author shows that the brain subconsciously picks up on subtle cues that act as precursors to a … EXPLORE >>

Sharpening the Warrior’s Edge

December 16, 2013 By Nanci J. Publication Date:  October 1, 1995 Sharpening the Warrior’s Edge is the first text which examines survival and combat performance from a scientific perspective. Author Bruce K. Siddle methodically brings together one hundred years of research which identifies the relationship between survival stress, the heart rate and combat performance. Most … EXPLORE >>

Who Moved my Cheese?

December 16, 2013 By Boris B. Publication Date:  September 1, 1998 Although more analytical and skeptical readers may find the tale a little too simplistic, its beauty is that it sums up all natural history in just 94 pages: Things change. They always have changed and always will change. And while there’s no single way … EXPLORE >>

NEW COURSE: FireSafe

December 13, 2013 By Condor’s Team Condor Security is proud to present its newest course on the role of private security personnel in first response to fire related emergencies. Condor Security will utilize the experience of Mike Cadote, Master Training Facilitator with the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office and active Fire Captain.  As head instructor of … EXPLORE >>

Canadian Security Magazine – 2013 Salary Survey

November 1, 2013 By Condor’s Team Canadian Security Magazine conducted a survey in October to collect information related to average salaries in the security field. The survey also explored overall job satisfaction ratings, company loyalty and staff retention, training opportunities, and level of expertise. Condor Security CEO Ben Tabesh was interviewed in the Canadian Security … EXPLORE >>

Condor Ascent #10: Commitment

July 7, 2013 CLICK THE PICTURE BELOW TO READ THE FULL ISSUE ONLINE

Condor Ascent Issue #9: A New One Just Begun

January 1, 2013 CLICK THE PICTURE BELOW TO READ THE FULL ISSUE ONLINE

Condor Ascent Issue #8: Yoga: Body and Mind Training

October 10, 2012 CLICK THE PICTURE BELOW TO READ THE FULL ISSUE ONLINE

Condor Ascent #6: 2011: A Year in Perspective

January 1, 2012 The Condor Ascent Issue No.6 reflects on the company’s programs and updates in 2011 and demonstrates an emphasis on quality, training, and its human resources.  The results of the “Help us Feed the Future” Social Commitment Campaign are summarized and resulted in donations of over 215 bags of non-perishable food items and … EXPLORE >>

Condor Ascent #5: Tactical Awareness

October 10, 2011 Condor is proud to present another addition to its training curriculum, “Tactical Awareness,” which is a highly important subject for private security and law enforcement personnel.  Recognition and response to threat cues and the skill of articulation are the main focus of this course, serving to increase safety and professionalism in the … EXPLORE >>

Security Licence Changes – Aug 2011

August 11, 2011 By Condor’s Team The Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services is proposing to increase the term of licence to two years from one year. Many Ontario-based Security Guards find it a hassle to renew their licences each year. The Ministry is also proposing that individual licenses will expire on the … EXPLORE >>

Condor Ascent #4: www.CondorSecurity.ca

August 8, 2011 In this issue the company announces the launch of its new website and new Facebook page. The new website was designed to help Condor’s clients and employees to find information in a faster, easier, and more enjoyable experience.  As well, in Condor Ascent # 4 the results of the “Helping to Save … EXPLORE >>

Dr. George Thompson, 1942 – 2011

June 18, 2011 B y Condor’s Team Sadly, Dr. George Thompson, the creator of the highly effective and internationally recognized system of tactical communications, Verbal Judo, passed away at his home in Auburn, New York on June 7th, 2011. A true innovator in the law enforcement field, Dr. Thompson originally created Verbal Judo to give … EXPLORE >>

Condor Ascent #2: Because We Care

Condor Employees rose to the challenge and donated 36 full bags of food in one night, stuffing the patrol vehicle so much that the driver had to unload some of the items at the office in the middle of the night to make room for more donations…

Condor Ascent #2: Because We Care

January 11, 2011 The “Stuff that Car, Stuff those Tummies 2010” project began in the mind of a Condor Security Level 3 Guard.  She envisioned a goal for Condor Employees to bring as much non-perishable food items as possible to their sites for donation to Show Kids You Care.  The challenge was to gather enough … EXPLORE >>

Condor Ascent #3: Pushing for a Higher Standard

January 11, 2011 The successful implementation of the international ISO9001:2008 Quality Management System standard is announced.  Condor also announces a partnership with Canadian Blood Services in hosting an annual blood drive.  Security professional John Baillargeon is interviewed on security training and on ASIS as a platform for professional development. CLICK THE PICTURE BELOW TO READ … EXPLORE >>