ASIS joins the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the E.U. Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) in recognizing October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. ASIS is happy to offer information security and privacy resources that can help you, your organization, and your communities stay safe online.
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Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2020, taking place in Atlanta next 21-23 September, is the only event that brings together security professionals from all vertical markets throughout the world to network, learn, and re-invest in the industry.
4-5 November, Seattle, WA
Shots fired! What to do before, during and after.
The most frightening and compelling element of workplace violence is an active assailant. Current events across the country dramatically illustrate that no individual or group is immune to this tragic possibility.
In this program, you’ll learn the necessary components of preparation strategies that include planning, prevention, mitigation, and response to active assailants/shooters and incidents. Your company must embrace the importance of preparing for, and rehearsing, what is known as a "survival mindset." Best practices are discussed throughout the program.
All November classroom programs are sponsored by
November | Seattle, WA
- Active Assailant: Prevention, Intervention and Response (04 - 05 Nov)
- Strategy and Tactics in Crisis Management: From Prevention to Recovery (04 - 05 Nov)
- Violence Assessment and Intervention (04 - 05 Nov)
- Facility Security Design (04 - 06 Nov)
PSP Virtual Study Group—Interactive Study Tool
10 October through 14 November
Pursuing the Physical Security Professional (PSP®) certification?
The PSP Virtual Study Group provides the tools and support needed to successfully prepare for the certification exam by focusing on all three domains in the PSP exam. Join a group of your peers as you learn how as well as what to study, engage in discussions, share tips and tools, and assess your readiness for the PSP exam.
- 12 recorded modules
- Six live sessions
- Practice quizzes and more
Limited to 50 registrants.
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Certified Protection Professional (CPPⓇ)
The Certified Protection Professional (CPPⓇ) is considered the "gold standard" for security management professionals. This certification validates your knowledge in all areas of security management. Eligibility requirements include 7-9 years of security experience and 3 years in responsible charge of a security function.
Associate Protection Professional (APP)
The Associate Protection Professional (APP) designation provides the first "rung" on the security manager's career ladder. It is for those with 1-4 years of security management experience and measures the professional’s knowledge of security management fundamentals, business operations, risk management, and response management.
*The APP Certification was supported in part by a grant from the ASIS Foundation.
Professional Certified Investigator (PCIⓇ)
The professional Certified Investigator (PCIⓇ) certification provides demonstrable proof of an individual's knowledge and experience in case management, evidence collection, and preparation of reports and testimony to substantiate findings. Requirements include a high school diploma or GED equivalent and five years of investigations experience, with at least two years in case management.
Physical Security Professional (PSPⓇ)
The Physical Security Professional (PSPⓇ) demonstrates your knowledge in physical security assessments, application, design, and integration of physical security systems, and implementation of security measures. Eligibility requirements include a high school diploma, GED equivalent, or associate degree AND six years of progressive experience in the physical security field OR a Bachelor's degree or higher AND four years of progressive experience in the physical security field.
Myron Love is one of fewer than 200 professionals in the world who hold three ASIS certifications. While he serves as a mentor for aspiring ASIS security professionals today, at the onset of his security management journey he looked to ASIS International as a source for guidance.
“Having earned the ASIS certifications, I can be a better mentor for everyone on my team. The topical expertise I gained while preparing for my board certifications has made me a much more effective guide for their work."
Learn more about the new ASIS strategic plan which includes a heightened focus on:
Achieving recognition for the profession
Accelerating digital transformation
Elevating the Security Function to Influence Organizational Success
Serving Global Needs
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October 2019 | COVER STORY
Working with movie studios, associations, and third-party contractors, security teams in the entertainment industry are always striving to prevent the next blockbuster breach.
With the main goal of preventing spoilers and leaks—especially onto the Internet—content managers layer inventive and traditional security methods to protect the product from the script to the screen. Security teams merge threat intelligence with adaptable controls to keep the next great TV series under wraps.
Also In this Issue01 October 2019: Editor's Note: Manipulation 01 October 2019: Book Review: Internet of Things, for Things, and by Things 01 October 2019: Book Review: Some People Are No Damn Good: On Crime, Crooks, and Cops 01 October 2019: Book Review: No Off Season 01 October 2019: Book Review: Crime and Intelligence Analysis 01 October 2019: Certification Profile: Pamela Hosein, CPP 01 October 2019: Flashback to ASIS in 1993 01 October 2019: October 2019 Marketplace 01 October 2019: October 2019 SM Online
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