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What does ASIS stand for?


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​Founded in 1955 as the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), the organization officially changed its name in 2002 to ASIS International. This name more accurately reflects the global expansion of ASIS, which now includes members in more than 125 countries.

The name "American Society for Industrial Security" no longer exists except in historical legal documents and should not be used in any context. When referring to the organization verbally, simply state the four letters "A-S-I-S" International.