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Security professionals from across the entire supply chain and from around the globe come to the industry’s flagship event, Global Security Exchange/GSX to experience the most comprehensive education, networking and exposition in the market today. Save $100 on your All Access Pass when you register by 26 July. 8-12 SEPTEMBER 2019 MCCORMICK PLACE | CHICAGO, IL | #GSX19


Reports of cybersecurity leaks—and major scandals—have dominated headlines for years. Join us for the GSX Thursday, 12 September General Session with Tarah Wheeler—leading cybersecurity expert in the industry—who will talk about subjects ranging from cryptocurrency to how the Internet of Things might provide a gateway to hackers, and how a robust cybersecurity plan operates to covering security at live events. Open to ALL GSX registration types.

Choosing a Certification

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.

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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.

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*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.

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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.

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CPP Online Review

Covering all seven (7) domains in the CPP body of knowledge, this new online course is an exceptional tool for reviewing each key topic area and identifying knowledge gaps where you may want to focus further study. Features include:

  • New, easy to use format
  • Enhanced learning elements
  • Expanded reference resources

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Classroom programs

Featured program

The Courage to Lead – A Strategic Enabler

8 September  I  Chicago, IL

As the security industry evolves toward highly integrated enterprise models, the skills required to effectively lead, collaborate, and innovate mandate ongoing development of such leadership attributes. Through facilitated exercises using different leadership development frameworks, you will learn methods for improving critical interpersonal skills and derive insights to create breakthroughs for advancing your personal brand.

Certificant Spotlight

Myron Love, CPP, PCI, PSP

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."

2020-2024 Strategic Plan

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

ASIS Foundation

The ASIS Foundation supports our members through education, research, and providing scholarship and award opportunities to deserving professionals. Learn more about current initiatives and how you can contribute. 


ASIS Members are entitled to one (1) free download of each standard and guideline—a $2,500 member benefit.

The free member download is for personal use only; not for resale. No part of the publication may be copied, reproduced, duplicated or distributed, in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the copyright owner.

Security Management

In This Issue: Managing Team Wellness

How can you keep your overburdened security team from cracking up? Science shows us that stress can have a marked effect on performance, but recent research reveals paths forward for productive, creative, resilient teams.