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About ASIS

​​​ASIS International is the leading organization for security professionals worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities, and the public.

By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry's No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.

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Vision

Be the recognized leader advancing security worldwide.

Mission

Promote excellence and leadership in the security management profession. 

Purpose

What is ASIS International?
The security profession makes the world a safer place and has a positive impact on the future of the organizations and stakeholders we serve. We are the global leader in security professional development, education, and standards, transforming lives through the leadership we provide, the communities we create, and the products and services we deliver.

Promises

To Member Stakeholders
  • We promise best-in-class member services.
  • We promise opportunities to build relationships, exchange ideas, and share insights and best practices with peers around the globe.
  • We promise education and professional development opportunities that help you be more effective in your job and that support you at every stage of your career.
  • We promise you an opportunity to be involved in the direction and work of our Society.
  •  We promise to be a global advocate for and a positive impact on the profession.
To Employers of Member Stakeholders
  • We promise opportunities for your staff to access cutting-edge knowledge and to develop relationships with global and local industry experts that create value and reduce risk for your organization.
To Partners, Exhibitors, and Advertiser Stakeholders
  • We promise to be a good partner and work together for the best possible outcome for our respective interests.
To Staff Stakeholders
  • We promise to ensure an empowering work environment and a culture of diversity, inclusion, and transparency.
  • We promise clear strategic intent and will hold you to account and reward you for fulfilling that intent.
  • We promise to provide appropriate professional career development opportunities.
  • We promise the opportunity to work on significant challenges that have global impact.
To Worldwide Government Stakeholders
  • We promise to have open and transparent discussions with all interested governments about the importance of standards, professional development, and the furtherance of public-private partnerships

Key Offerings

ASIS International 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits

September 12-15, 2016, Orlando, Florida
The most comprehensive educational and networking event in the security industry.

Certifications

ASIS administers three internationally accredited board certifications: the Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), and the Physical Security Professional (PSP).

Standards and Guidelines

An ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization, ASIS works with national and international standards-setting organizations to advance security practices worldwide through the development of standards and guidelines within a voluntary, non-proprietary and consensus-based process. 

CSO Roundtable

The CSO Roundtable provides a dedicated forum for the most senior security professionals from the largest and most influential organizations in the world.

Professional Development

ASIS offers an unmatched scope of professional development opportunities to ensure security practitioners are prepared to meet any challenge. From webinars and online learning to classroom programs, ASIS programs are designed to support career advancement and success.  

Networking

Building relationships within the ASIS community is one of the most valued ASIS offerings. Our members connect globally, 24/7. The Seminar and Exhibits, our education programs, and local chapter meetings and events provide opportune times to connect and network face to face. Our thriving online communities also keep members and security practitioners connected.