Background Bias in Risk Assessments

Sunday, September 26 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Location: ASIS Career HQ

Event Information

Title: Background Bias in Risk Assessments


Risk Assessments are fundamental to the security profession, but they are only as good as the person preforming them. Discover how an assessor’s background can influence their approach, findings, and recommendations. A panel of security experts share their diverse backgrounds and approach to performing risk assessments. Explore case studies together as they identify areas of concern along with their recommendations. They’ll look at how professional certifications, like the Physical Security Professional (PSP), aid in overcoming these biases. 

Type: Career HQ

Target Audience Experience Level: Mid-Career

Industry Application: Industry Agnostic

Globally Focused Session: Globally Applicable

Learning Objective #1: Understand how personal and professional backgrounds create a bias.

Learning Objective #2: Learn to look beyond the bias when hiring or preforming a risk assessment.

Learning Objective #3: Evaluate the positive and negative attributes of a professional’s background.