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ASIS International HQ Closed 4 July

ASIS International Headquarters is closed Monday 4 July 2022 in observance of the Fourth of July federal holiday. ASIS will resume normal business hours on Tuesday 5 July 2022 (Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET). For assistance, please send an email to [email protected] or leave a voicemail at +1.703.519.6200. Response time will vary due to our official closure, and we thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

Save 50% off on ASIS Membership

Join today save 50% off membership dues—that’s half the price for all the perks, including professional development, certifications, and global connections with thought leaders representing every sector of the security profession.

Introducing the Workplace Violence and Intervention Certificate

The new Essentials of Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention Programs Certificate is designed to strategies and techniques your organization can implement to prevent the risk of workplace violence.

Earn 3.5 CPEs in our new, self-paced online course.

Add the industry’s #1 reference to your professional library

To keep pace with the ever-evolving security industry, ASIS International has released an update to the Protection of Assets (POA) reference set. ASIS members receive a discount of $200 off the list price. Learn more about the new POA

Newly Updated Preemployment Background Screening Guideline

Hiring a new employee is an important responsibility. This Guideline aids employers in developing, implementing and maintaining a preemployment background screening and vetting program to bring into the organization individuals who will be effective assets. Learn more about the updated Preemployment Background Screening Guideline

Certificant Spotlight

Kevin Smith, CPP, PCI, PSP

Kevin Smith transitioned into a security management career after seven years in law enforcement. Now an enterprise security specialist for a utilities pro­vider in Colorado, he finds himself drawn to the security function’s ability to create positive out­comes for an organization—from top to bottom.

“Part of the value of becoming certified is the invaluable knowledge you gain from your study and preparations. My organization supported me in pursuing my certifications because they understand the value this knowledge brings to the organization.”

2020-2024 Strategic Plan

Learn more about the 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

Security Management Magazine

July/August 2022 Issue

0722-Cover.jpgBattle Ready: Maintaining Operations in Conflict Zones
By RC Miles

Si vis pacem, para bellam.
“If you want peace, prepare for war.” This phrase, passed down from the time of the Roman Empire, serves as a reminder of the dangers a nation can face, admonishing us that it is through preparedness and a willingness to defend oneself that a country can expect to keep its populace at peace.

War is without question the most catastrophic and difficult man-made disaster known. Its impact is felt at every level of a society, and its duration always exceeds the actual fighting. There will be impacts that a security professional cannot negate, regardless of the level of preparation; however, there are steps that can be taken to improve the chances of success.

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