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November 2015

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ASIS International in the News


Renew Your Membership Early for 2016

Renewing members will be entered into a drawing for a $100 VISA gift card monthly through December. The earlier you renew, the better chance you have to win.

New Members Receive Full Benefits Through 2016

New members joining now receive 14 months of benefits! Reach out and invite colleagues to join this month. Learn more about our member-get-a-member campaign online now.

Third Quarter MGM Winners Announced

Congratulations to these three, lucky ASIS members who were randomly selected to win a $500 VISA gift card for their new member recruitment activities:

        • Yan Byalik, CPP, Hampton Roads
        • Rosanne Manghisi, Central New Jersey
        • Ronald O. Powers, Providence

Global Conferences

ASIS China  

ASIS China Conference

3-4 December 2015 | Shanghai, China

The ASIS China Conference is the first full-scale educational and networking event for security management professionals in Mainland China held under the auspices of ASIS International.

For information and to register, visit:

ASIS Asia-Pacific Logo  

ASIS 7th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition

21-23 February 2016 | Dubai, UAE

Registration for the ASIS 7th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition is now open. The event will address a full spectrum of security topics including: supply chain security, intellectual property, maritime piracy, terrorism, brand protection, and global business issues.

For further information click here or contact

Professional Development Programs

Limited Time Only! New Online Leadership Development Classes

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 for purchase include Building Team Pride and Purpose, Negotiating Resources for Your Team, Clarifying Performance Expectation, and Correcting Performance Problems. Act now to reserve your space!

Classroom Programs

Executive Protection*
November 16-17, 2015 | Providence, Rhode Island

ASIS Assets Protection Course: Principles of Security (APC I)*
November 16-19, 2015 | Providence, Rhode Island

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

*Certificate Program

See what else is on the calendar.

Executive Education Program

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


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. Not only can you view upcoming webinars live, but for those already held in 2015, streaming is available. Details.

Free The Future of Security Education, Research and Training (SERT)
November 9, 2015 | 2:00 pm Eastern U.S.

Using Your Guard Force to Create Organizational-Wide Value
November 18, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Free Putting it All Together: Applied Predictive Analytics
November 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm Eastern U.S.

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

Retail Crime and Loss Prevention: 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. Find out more information about the credit recommendations and how to order your transcript.

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.

Standards and Guidelines

Three New ASIS Standards Competency Exams Introduced

Update or prove your knowledge of security industry standards in the areas of physical asset protection, supply chain risk management, or workplace violence. Learn more.

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

Learn more about the latest ANSI/ASIS standard initiative—Security and Resilience in Organizations and their Supply Chains.

        • Register for a free upcoming informational webinar on this new Standard
     &nbsnbsp;    November 16, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.


Featured Books

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

Crime Prevention for Houses of Worship

Physical Security Principles

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)

Banking & Financial Services Council (3rd Quarter) (PDF)

Crime Prevention & Loss Prevention Council (September) (PDF)

Physical Security Council (October) (PDF)

Retail Loss Prevention Council (September) (PDF)

School Safety & Security Council (October) (PDF)

Utilities Security Council (October) (PDF)


University of Phoenix—Jeff Greipp Secure Your Future Scholarship

ASIS Foundation and the University of Phoenix partnership awards ten full-tuition scholarships to security practitioners who want to enhance their careers through higher education. Application deadline is December 1, 2015. Apply.

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. Apply.

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 Plan for Polite Protection

Customer service is an integral part of security and crucial to an organization’s reputation and bottom line. Also featured this month are articles on profiling in retail, hospital security, campus access control, resilience, fusion centers, 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 November issue is ready for download on your device.

ASIS Dynamics

In the November-December issue of ASIS Dynamics, 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 double issue in mid-November.

ASIS Government Affairs

Third Quarter ASISPAC Newsletter Released

Learn more about the ASISPAC. Read the latest quarterly newsletter (PDF).

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.

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Information Resources Center

Updated Directories (Login Required)

ASIS Publications in Full Text Online
HQ Staff and Information Directory by Subject

Updated Resource Guide (Login Required)

Retail Security and Loss Prevention (PDF)

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