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Resources to Be Safer and More Secure Online

This October, ASIS is working to strengthen our community against cybersecurity threats during Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Help your team become safer and more secure online throughout the month with our cybersecurity resources that features articles on AI and machine learning, ransomware and the NIST cybersecurity framework.

Introducing the Executive Protection Certificate

The new Essentials of Executive Protection Certificate is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to ensure the safety of high-threat individuals and respond to high-risk situations.

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

Call for Volunteers

Discover how you can use your voice and experience to make a meaningful contribution to fellow members and professionals across the field—locally, regionally, and globally—and actively engage with the security management community. If you’re passionate about what you do, this is your chance to share that spark with others.

Review the volunteer opportunities available and apply by 15 October for consideration.

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

Mark Cole, CPP, PCI, PSP

While studying for a criminal justice degree from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Mark Cole spent his summers working for a commercial printing firm. Today, this firm is a major printing and marketing enterprise with approximately 15,000 employees. 

“Security management provides the opportunity to assist in managing day-to-day activities but also provides direction to leadership and others in times of crisis,” Cole says. “I gain satisfaction in knowing I can assist people and provide direction in times of need.”

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

Close up photo of a typewriting with the phrase "Are you Ready" typed on a piece of paper. There is an light blue overlay with circuit imagery over the image. How to recover after a cybersecurity hack.

Security Technology: Strengthening Your Cybersecurity Posture

In 2021, there were several high-profile incidents of security technology being compromised due to poor cybersecurity hygiene, increasingly aggressive nation-state actors, and a growing attack surface with the adoption of IoT and OT. These trends have only continued in 2022, suggesting a new normal for the threat landscape. The October issue of Security Technology will look at how the security industry is incorporating cybersecurity risk into the technology and systems it relies on.