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Michael Chertoff, Former Secretary of Homeland Security, Is Featured Speaker at AlliedBarton Security Services' Executive Insight Event

March 6, 2013 - NEW YORK, NY

AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, was honored to present Michael Chertoff, former Secretary of Homeland Security and Chairman and Co-Founder of The Chertoff Group,, as the keynote speaker during an executive event in New York City on March 4, 2013.

"Michael Chertoff presented his unparalleled knowledge of national and international security issues at this event," said Bill Whitmore, President and CEO, AlliedBarton Security Services. "As the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, he led the efforts to fight terrorism on American soil and transformed the Federal Emergency Management Agency following Hurricane Katrina. His leadership and expertise is highly sought by the private sector and government leaders."

"Our audience of corporate security leaders was excited to hear Mr. Chertoff's perspective on the security issues we face today," said Caress Kennedy, AlliedBarton Vice President and General Manager. "AlliedBarton is proud to present the insight of respected leaders such as Michael Chertoff. Remaining in front of these critical issues is essential as we must all adapt to meet the evolving needs of this dynamic industry."

"It is impossible to eliminate risk completely without significantly disrupting the way we conduct business in today's global economy," said Chertoff. "Thoroughly understanding the threats an organization may face, where vulnerabilities may exist and the potential consequences should a crisis occur will help any organization put in place an effective strategy that informs security investments, protects critical operations and sensitive information, and creates a more resilient enterprise."

About AlliedBarton Security Services
For more than 50 years AlliedBarton Security Services has provided superior security officer services to protect people, homes and businesses. AlliedBarton tailors security programs to meet clients' needs with committed professionals who enhance clients' brands. The most honored security services provider, AlliedBarton consistently delivers exceptional service which creates a differentiated experience for clients and the people they serve. More than 55,000 employees and 120 offices serve thousands of clients with levels of protection that anticipate needs and build enduring relationships. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit


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