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61st Annual Seminar, Pre-Seminar Programs

August 2015

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ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar & Exhibits

ASIS 2015 logoSeptember 28-October 1, 2015 | Anaheim, California USA

Next month 20,000 operational and information security professionals—representing all industry sectors—will come together for four days of high energy education, networking, and industry-leading innovations at ASIS 2015 and the colocated (ISC)² Security Congress. Learn More!

If you’ve registered—smart move! If not, spread the word to your colleagues and friends.

The deadline for advance registration savings is Monday, August 31. After this date, most fees go up $100 and the free exhibits pass becomes $125 for nonmembers. The free pass for members ends September 25.

Need help convincing your boss?

Register Now. Don’t miss this must-attend security event of the year.

Professional Development Programs

Certification Reviews

CPP, PCI, PSP Reviews
September 26-27, 2015 | Anaheim, CA

Pre-Seminar Programs

All Pre-Seminar programs will be held Sunday, September 27, 2015, except where noted.

New Frontiers: Legal and Operational Principles for Evaluating and Managing Emergent Security Technologies
Saturday-Sunday, September 26-27, 2015

Banking and Financial Program

Certified System Engineer ICAM PACS, CSEIP: Requirements for Next Generation Physical Access Control Systems in the Federal Market

Developing a School Security and Safety Plan for the Next Five Years

Media, Money, and the Anti-Establishment: Using Social Media and Open Sources to Locate Assets of Terrorists and Opposition Groups

Reducing Security Vulnerability—Mitigation Strategies

A Risk Assessment Approach to Facility Security Design

Securing Healthcare Facilities with Future Expectations, New Programs, and Security Officer Implementations

Security Management Program Development: A Critical Infrastructure Model

Successful Security Consulting

Classroom Programs

Corporate Investigations: How to Conduct Proper and Effective Internal Investigations
October 19-20, 2015 | New Orleans, LA

Physical Systems Master Planning
October 19-20, 2015 | New Orleans, LA

Risk, Threat and Vulnerability Assessment
October 21-22, 2015 | New Orleans, LA

The Investigative Interviewing Method
October 21-22, 2015 | New Orleans, LA

Intelligent Command Centers
October 23, 2015 | New Orleans, LA

Executive Education Programs

Wharton/ASIS Program for Security Executives
November 15-20, 2015 | Philadelphia, PA

American Military University/ASIS Business Essentials for the Security Executive
New online classes begin monthly.

See what else is on the calendar.


Member exclusive! A $99 subscription gives you access to ALL 2015 webinars!
Purchase your subscription through the Store today, so you don’t miss a single webinar. Details.

Free PSP® & CSPM®: The Power of Dual Certifications
August 6, 2015 | 3:00 pm Eastern U.S.

Managing Project Scope Creep: Identifying, Preventing, and Recovering from It
August 13, 2015 | 3:00 pm Eastern U.S.

Emergency Management Interface with Public Safety Responders
August 19, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Getting Things Done: Mastering Security Project Scheduling
August 20, 2015 | 3:00 pm Eastern U.S.

“It Won’t Happen Here” - Security’s Integral Role in Workplace Violence Preparedness
August 26, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Free Telling Your Story: How to Write a Winning Resume
August 27, 2015 | 1:00 pm Eastern U.S.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Security Measures
August 27, 2015 | 3:00 pm Eastern U.S.

Bullying, Harassment, Hazing & Domestic School Violence
September 16, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Ready, Steady, Engage! Affordable & Effective Tips for Reducing Turnover
September 23, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Retail Data Security—Intersection of the Physical and Digital Worlds
October 21, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Soft Targets: Hardening & Protecting People from Attack
October 28, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Preview all upcoming ASIS webinars.

CSO Roundtable

NEW! Ukraine and Russia: Impact on Business and Executive Travel Webinar

September 1, 2015 | 11:30 am Eastern U.S.

This webinar addresses the choices Moscow faces in Ukraine, its objectives in the Donbas, the challenges facing Kyiv, and the broader impact events in the area will have on the Kremlin's relationship with the United States and Europe. Please note: this webinar is open only to CSO Roundtable Members and those eligible for membership.

CSO Roundtable Member Exclusive: Meet the ASIS 2015 Keynotes

September 28-October 1, 2015 | Anaheim, CA USA

CSO Roundtable members: meet ASIS 2015 keynote speakers Ray Kelly, former commissioner of the New York Police Department, and Michael Hayden, former director of the CIA and NSA. View the complete CSO Roundtable ASIS 2015 education track. Some sessions are open to paid attendees.

Not yet a member? If you meet the eligibility criteria, we invite you to join now at special half-year pricing.


Get the Very Latest ASIS Foundation News and Events in Foundation Frontlines

The 3rd quarter edition of the NEW online e-newsletter is available now on the Foundation website.

ASIS Foundation and MLC Present Five Certification Scholarships

Five ASIS members currently serving on active-duty have the opportunity to earn an ASIS board certification of their choice on full scholarship from the ASIS Foundation and Military Liaison Council (MLC). See the winners who’ll be formally recognized at ASIS 2015.

Make Lasting, Valuable Connections at ASIS 2015 Foundation Fundraising Events

Mix business with a little pleasure and uncover the career-enhancing opportunities and connections to be made at the annual golf tournament, Foundation Night, and the NEW Benefit Ride. Register now.

Foundation’s Groundbreaking Research to Be Explored in ASIS 2015 Sessions

• "Am I Collecting and Measuring Data That Really Matters?"
Session 2102, Monday, September 28 at 11:00 am

• “ASIS Enterprise Security Competency Model—What Do You Need to Learn?”
Session 4103, Wednesday, September 30 at 11:00 am


Attend the ASISPAC Fundraising Dinner at ASIS 2015

September 27, 2015 | Anaheim, CA

Connect with contributors and invited Members of Congress at the ASISPAC’s annual fundraising event at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Tickets are $150 per person and all proceeds are contributed directly to the ASISPAC. RSVP by September 14. (Note: Only ASIS members who are U.S. citizens or their spouses can contribute to ASISPAC.)

ASIS Career Center

Get Tips on Creating a Winning Resume

Join executive recruiter Kathy Lavinder and career development expert David Meintrup for a complimentary August 27 webinar focused on the security job market and how security professionals can best position themselves for their next career move.

Attention ASIS 2015 attendees: This webinar can help ensure you are able to take full advantage of the free career coaching and resume review sessions offered in the onsite career center.

Ask the Expert—Get Answers to Your Career, Job, and Interview Questions

Need resume or job advice? Submit your question to Kathy Lavinder.

Just Listed in the Career Center

Security Systems Engineer
Littleton, Colorado

Client Service Manager
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Paladin Security

Safety and Protection Services Manager
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Security Design Consultant
Columbus, Ohio

Security Branch Manager
Honolulu, Hawaii
Universal Protection Service

Operations Manager
Troy, Michigan
Huffmaster Crisis Response

Security Analyst, Critical Infrastructure Protection
New York, New York
The Port Authority of NY & NJ

View all jobs.


It’s Half-priced Dues Time! Invite Your Peers to Join

Now is the ideal time for practitioners to get engaged in our community and to discover the value of membership in ASIS. Professionals can join ASIS for $117.50 ($97.50 dues and $20 application fee) through September and receive full benefits till the end of 2015.

Security Spotlight

Security Surveys: Focus of this Month’s Spotlight

Security Spotlight—Free ASIS curated information for security management professionals. Past Spotlights include Business Case for Security. TransitioningInformation SecurityView all.

Standards and Guidelines

Don’t-miss Sessions on NEW Risk Management and Investigations Standards at ASIS 2015

• Risk Management—Learn how to see security and risk management from a business perspective in Session 3201, Tuesday, September 29 at 1:45 pm

• Investigations—Learn how to maximize investment return of time and resources in Session 4101, Wednesday, September 30 at 11:00 am


Congratulations to the Professional Certification Board (PCB) Winners

The Professional Certification Board (PCB) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 certification awards. Award winners will be honored at ASIS 2015 in Anaheim.

New CPP Exam to Launch March 2016

CPP exam domains have been modified as a result of a worldwide analysis of security management jobs. Revised domains will be reflected in updated exams that will be administered beginning March 1, 2016.

Please note: If you are scheduled to test after February 29, 2016, you will be taking the updated exam. Read FAQs. View Revised CPP Domains.

The Path to a More Rewarding Career Starts Here

In today’s competitive marketplace, hard work alone is not enough. Earning your CPP, PCI, or PSP board certification is a milestone accomplishment that will help you reach your career goals. Review eligibility requirements.

Security Management

This Month’s Cover Story: Proper Persuasion

A successful interrogation depends on both art and science; persuasive techniques can make the person being questioned want to tell the truth. Also featured this month are articles on better performance reviews, access control, selling a security project, officer suicides, bug bounty programs, and more.

Download Your Security Management Magazine Library Today onto Your iPad or Android Tablet!

Learn more about our digital version. Apple users download the app from iTunes, and Android users go to Google Play. If you already have our app, your August issue is ready for download on your device.

ASIS Dynamics

The July/August issue of ASIS Dynamics (PDF) features coverage of two major ASIS conferences, an ASIS cosponsored certificate program, and a CSO Roundtable conference. Readers will also find book reviews, member and chapter news, and much more.


Get Involved

A members-only benefit, ASIS Councils provide expertise and leadership across all industry sectors. Find out more about them and how you can get involved. To apply for membership, click here.

Newsletters (Login Required)

Retail Loss Prevention Council (PDF)

School Safety and Security Council (PDF)

Commercial Real Estate Council (PDF)

Utilities Security Council (PDF)

Physical Security Council (PDF)

Banking and Financial Services Council (PDF)

Security Services Council (PDF)

Crime Prevention and Loss Prevention Council (PDF)


Featured Books

Measuring and Communicating Security's Value: A Compendium of Metrics for Enterprise Protection

Protección de Activos (POA)

The Process of Investigation: Concepts and Strategies for Investigators in the Private Sector, 4th Ed

Browse the clearance section.

Information Resources Center

Updated Resource Guides (Login Required)

Security Consulting

Security Observances

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