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ASIS Membership 2016, Global Conferences

December 2015

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Renew NOW for 2016

The earlier you renew your ASIS membership, the better chance you have to win a $100 VISA gift card. Congratulations to our October and November winners Jacklyn Cato (TN, USA) and Kenneth Scott, CPP (PA, USA).

Invite Colleagues to Join ASIS

Reach out and invite colleagues to join now and get a jump-start on achieving their professional goals in 2016. Learn more about our member-get-a-member campaign online now.

Global Conferences

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ASIS 7th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition

21-23 February 2016 | Dubai, UAE

Registration is now open. The event will address a full spectrum of security topics including: oil and gas, supply chain security, intellectual property, maritime piracy, terrorism, brand protection, and global business issues.

For further information, click here or contact


ASIS 26th New York City Security Conference & Expo

27-28 April 2016 | New York, New York USA

This event draws more than 2,200 security and law enforcement professionals from the Northeast and across the nation for high-quality education and the latest products and services. Registration and housing are open—make your plans now!

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ASIS International 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits

12-15 September 2016 | Orlando, Florida USA

Do you possess expertise in a timely security-related topic of interest to practitioners? Consider submitting a proposal for presentation at ASIS 2016. The Call for Presentations is open! Deadline for submissions: 8 February 2016.

Professional Development Programs

Don’t Miss Out: New Online Leadership Development Classes until December 31, 2015

Four new leadership development modules are available on myGPS at the special member rate of $79, nonmember rate of $109 until December 31, 2015. Topics include Building Team Pride and PurposeNegotiating Resources for Your TeamClarifying Performance Expectation, and Correcting Performance ProblemsAct now to reserve your space!

Classroom Programs

Crisis Management: Introduction to Program Planning and Crisis Plan Development
December 7-10, 2015 | Long Beach, CA

Structured Analytical Thinking for Security Decision Making*
December 9-10, 2015 | Long Beach, CA

CPP Review Program
February 22-23, 2016 | Fort Worth, TX

PSP Review Program
February 22-23, 2016 | Fort Worth, TX

Physical Security: Introductory Applications and Technology
February 22-23, 2016 | Fort Worth, TX

Facility Security Design
February 24-26, 2016 | Fort Worth, TX

ASIS Assets Protection Course™: Principles of Security (APC I)*
March 7-10, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN

*Certificate Program

See what else is on the calendar.


2016 Member exclusive! A $99 subscription gives you access to ALL 2016 webinars!
Purchase your subscription through the Store today, so you don’t miss a single webinar. Details on subscription information for 2016 are now available.

Are We Maintaining a Security Force that is Able to Handle the Challenging Healthcare Environment?
December 9, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Contract is the Key: Protecting the Professional Security Provider from 3rd Party Liability of Negligent Armed Security Officer Claims
February 10, 2016 | noon Eastern U.S.

Preview all upcoming ASIS webinars.

Security Spotlight

Protecting Soft Targets: Focus of this Month’s Spotlight

Security Spotlight—Free ASIS-curated information for security management professionals. Past Spotlights include InvestigationsSecurity SurveysInformation Security and PrivacyView all.


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.

ASIS International Earns ACE CREDIT for CPP, PCI, and PSP Programs

ACE CREDIT recommendations were implemented on September 1, 2015. ACE credit recommendation is a formal recommendation to colleges and universities, requesting they award college credit for certain courses, examinations, and certifications taken outside the college classroom. Find out more information about the credit recommendations and how to order your transcript.

Looking for a Challenge? Become an Item-writer.

The Professional Certification Board (PCB) is looking for seasoned practitioners, familiar with the domains of study, to help in the certification exam development process. Participants will have behind-the-scenes access and work one-on-one with the PCB in the development of a sound quality driven program. Practitioners will receive unique training on item-writing and the Remote Item Writing (RIW) software. Find out more about participating in this rewarding experience.

Get the Edge You Need to Advance Your Career

Earning your CPP, PCI, or PSP board certification distinguishes you as a leader in the security profession. Stand out among prospective clients and employers and take the next step in your professional development. Learn more about the eligibility requirements.

Standards and Guidelines

New Committee Forming for Security and Resilience in Organizations and their Supply Chains Standard

Learn more about the latest ANSI/ASIS standard initiative. Committee applications now being accepted online.


What’s New

Alarm Science Manual (The)

Executive Protection: Smarter. Faster. Better.

School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Program

Soft Target Hardening: Protecting People from Attack, Winner of ASIS 2015 Security Book of the Year

Nuevo en Kindle

NEWProtección de Activos: Dos Volúmenes. Disponible en Kindle dos volúmenes del POA en español en conjuntos de cuatro y tres libros, respectivamente.

Los títulos de los libros del POA son Volumen Uno y Volumen Dos.

Browse the clearance section.


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)

Fire and Life Safety Council (PDF)

School Safety & Security Council (PDF)

Security Services Council (PDF)

Utilities Security Council (PDF)

Women in Security (PDF)


Roy Bordes Award for Physical Security

The Roy Bordes Award for Physical Security provides an eligible chapter with a customized, two-day, locally delivered physical security education program each year. Chapters may submit an application November 5 through December 21, 2015.

New Transitions Council Certification Scholarship

A new certification scholarship with the Transitions Ad Hoc Council has been added to the expanding offerings from the Foundation.

See all scholarship opportunities.

Security Management

This Month’s Cover Story: A Threat in the Crowd

Although there’s no certain way to spot a suicide bomber, certain behaviors manifest themselves when a person is being deceptive and can serve as telltale indicators. Also in this issue are articles on building a culture of security, restaurant security issues, ransomware, domestic terror, modern slavery, 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 December issue is ready for download on your device.

ASIS Dynamics

In the November-December issue of ASIS Dynamics (PDF), we recount the educational, technological, and social events of the ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Other articles include news about new ASIS Board and Board Management Committee members, online leadership courses, the 2016 Open Space Forum, awards bestowed, and much more. Look for the special Seminar PDF that accompanies the regular issue.

ASIS 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

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View all jobs.

Information Resources Center

Updated Resource Guide (Login Required)

Social Media, Security, and Crisis Communications

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