Given the evolving situation of the COVID-19 coronavirus, TrackTik has put together a primer on the available resources from our Security Industry Associations that you can access during this global public health emergency. We will continue to provide you with additional resources as they become available.

ASIS International/SIA: ASIS International and SIA have partnered to jointly provide resources for security professionals and security industry businesses and organizations. The partnership focuses on business continuity, government advocacy, and the collaborative creation of educational material. Visit the ASIS Internal COVID-19 Resources page to view their collective resources.

ASIS UK: There is a diverse range of topics available on the ASIS Community Forum for members only including webinars on “The Role of the Security Professional during the COVID-19 Crisis” and “The COVID-19 Impact and Response: Supply Chain and Mass Transportation.”

IFMA: The International Facilities Management Association (IFMA) has created a Coronavirus Preparedness Resource Center. There is a variety of topical content in the center including “5 Ways to Curb Costly Employee Turnover for Your Cleaning Company,” “COVID-19 Next Steps: Robots for Social Distancing and Consumer Trust,” “COVID-19 Disinfection Support,” and much more. They also include the latest information from the CDC and the WHO.

IAHSS: The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) includes a list of Updates and Resources about COVID-19 on its Healthcare Security and Safety Discussion Forum. On their Healthcare Security & Safety Discussion Forum, members ask questions and share information about COVID-19.

IACLEA: The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Officers IACLEA) has created an extensive list of COVID-19 Resources & Information for Campus Public Safety on its website. The list includes tools for Communications, Employee Safety and Protection Resources, links to Federal & State Law Enforcement Agency Resources, and much more.

ASIAL: The Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) includes a list of COVID-19 Resources for its members on COVID-19 and work health and safety. They provide fact sheets on minimizing the risk of exposure for COVID-19 for industries including retail, taxis and rideshare companies, delivery drivers, office workers, building and construction, and public transport.

SIA (UK): The Security Industry Authority, responsible for regulating the private security industry in the UK, provides updates on the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic. It also includes a Q&A, updated regularly.

Our thoughts are with the wider security industry, and everyone, impacted by this ongoing crisis, especially our frontline workers. Don’t forget to share positive stories of security officers on social media using  #frontlinesecurity to show them you care.

Stay safe, stay secure.