Magazine article Security Management

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Magazine article Security Management

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Whether evolutionary or revolutionary, change is an intrinsic aspect of the human condition and an inescapable part of the business world. And although time unfolds gently minute by minute, the changes it brings to bear can seem sudden. Even as the first millennium dawned, the Latin poet Ovid wrote of "a universe where nothing stays the same."

The markers we set to denote the passage of time, such as the turning of a millennium, are somewhat arbitrary, but it is still worthwhile to use these occasions to ponder the lessons of the road taken and the challenges of the path that lies ahead. From a professional standpoint, assessing progress and trying to anticipate the tectonic shifts that will change the landscape is critical.

To help cut through the mist in the crystal ball, Security Management looks this month at how developments in the business world at large are creating new risks and potential opportunities for security (see "A World of Possibilities," page 40). And because the year 2000 also marks the 45th anniversary for ASIS International, we invite readers to join us as we recognize the many contributions of all those who have helped the industry develop into a profession (see "A Time to Remember," page 48). …

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