The ANSI/ NASPO SA-2013 Security Assurance Standard has been approved for publication on Wednesday July 17, 2013
ANSI-HSSP Workshop and Plenary Focusing on Global Supply Chain Security
- Sean K. Moon, Director, Transportation and Cargo, Office of Transborder Policy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- Michael O’Neil, Executive Director, North American Security Products Organization (NASPO)
The ANSI-HSSP Global Supply Chain Security Standards Workshop and Annual Plenary Meeting will be held on September 12, 2012 – September 13, 2012, and will take a close look at the current landscape as well as standardization needs and solutions for global supply chain security in the U.S. and internationally. A Keynote speaker will provide an overview of the national strategy for global supply chain security and its development.
Public- and private-sector experts will then present specific perspectives on international policy, U.S. federal programs and private sector programs. Anti-counterfeiting measures will also be addressed, along with standards and conformance solutions. Roundtable sessions will enable significant attendee participation and contribution to the discussions. The HSSP annual plenary meeting will also take place in conjunction with the Workshop. The ANSI-HSSP Plenary provides the unique opportunity for the homeland security, emergency preparedness, and business continuity communities (public sector, private sector and standards developing organizations) to come together to discuss current issues and challenges, strategic approaches, recent successes, and future outlooks. All ANSI and ANSI-HSSP members, constituents, and other interested stakeholders are welcome to attend. The meeting will take place at the FHI 360 Conference Center (1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 8th Floor – Academy Hall, Washington, DC). Attendance is free of charge, but all attendees must register by August 31, 2012, as space is limited. For more information or to register, please visit the event page.
Michelle M. Deane
Director, Homeland Security Standards
American National Standards Institute
Mike O’Neil, NASPO Executive Director, provides insight and guidance to Congressman Nunes regarding proposed legislation section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930. Comments were given on matters of counterfeit goods and the impact of these crimes on the economy and jobs.
US House Judiciary Committee – Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
Mike O’Neil, Executive Director and Richard Ward, Chairman of the North American Security Products Organization, NASPO submitted prepared comments on The REAL ID Act’s Minimum Standards for Driver’s Licenses and Identification Cards. The comments will become part of the committees record of a meeting held on March 21, 2012.
NASPO comments in favor of the use of the NASPO SA 2008 Security Assurance Standard as recommended in the DHS REAL ID Security Plan Handbook.
The North American Security Products Organization, NASPO and the Document Security Alliance DSA have convened a a consensus body for establishing a Minimum Standard for Security Documents. The body is open to members of the security community and interested parties in government and commerce. Contact the Convener Mike ONeil, Executive Director of NASPO firstname.lastname@example.org.