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Critical Infrastructure, NYC Expo, and Security Buyers Forum

April 2015

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Security Spotlight

Protecting Our Most Vital AssetsSecurity

Explore how security leaders are protecting our world’s critical infrastructure against emerging threats. Directly access some of the top ASIS curated information resources in April’s Security Spotlight. Share the link with colleagues!


Ask a Peer to Join ASIS

There is no stronger testimony to the value of ASIS membership than your own. Connect and share the benefits and rewards you’ve appreciated with a peer…and ask them to join today.

Global Conferences

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25th ASIS New York City Security Conference & Expo
April 22-23, 2015 | New York, New York USA

Less than three weeks away! Don’t miss this opportunity to see innovative solutions from 100+ exhibitors; examine hot topics and emerging issues; and network with colleagues and peers.

And if you haven’t signed up for this special evening event and demonstration of the center’s state-of-the-art capabilities, act soon. Limited spots available. Lower Manhattan Security Coordination Center (LMSCC)

ASIS New York is your BEST two-day security investment of the year!

Register today! | Reserve hotel | Exhibit

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ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar & Exhibits
September 28-October 1, 2015 | Anaheim, California USA

Keynotes announced

  • Raymond W. Kelly
    Former Commissioner of the New York Police Department
    Tuesday, September 29

  • General Michael Hayden
    Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
    Former Director of the National Security Agency
    Wednesday, September 30

Closing Luncheon speaker

  • General James Mattis
    Former Commander of the United States Joint Forces Command
    Thursday, October 1

MEMBERS ONLY: Register for FREE exhibits admission when you register in advance! Includes admission to keynotes, Welcome Reception, learning opportunities in the exhibit hall, and career coaching/resume reviews.

Help us spread the word to your nonmember colleagues: Register by August 31 for FREE exhibits-only admission plus all the additional benefits!

International Buyer Program LogoInternational Buyer Program

If you are traveling to ASIS 2015 from outside the U.S. and are interested in security products and services from U.S. companies, consider joining a delegation as part of the U.S. Commercial Services International Buyer Program (IBP). Learn more. Plan now to step up your game in Anaheim!

Register | Reserve hotel | Exhibit

ASIS Diamond Club Security Buyers Forum
July 15-17, 2015 | Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami, FL

Looking for Solutions Partners to Take Your Business to the Next Level? How Does This Sound…

  • 48-hours of high-level presentations
  • One-on-one meetings with the providers you want to see
  • Collaboration with other top decision makers
  • All expenses paid for qualifying attendees

Interested? Take the pre-qualification survey today before it’s too late.

Professional Development Programs

Classroom Programs

Enhanced Violence Assessment and Management
April 27-28, 2015 | Indianapolis, IN

Active Shooter
April 29-30, 2015 | Indianapolis, IN

Security Practices in a High-Rise Environment
May 4-5, 2015 | Phoenix, AZ

ASIS Assets Protection Course™: Practical Applications (APCII)
Certificate Program
May 4-7, 2015 | Chicago, IL

Physical Security Systems
June 8-10, 2015 | San Antonio, TX
Early bird deadline: April 11

Facility Security Design
June 8-10, 2015 | San Antonio, TX
Early bird deadline: April 11

Security Force Management
June 10-11, 2015 | San Antonio, TX
Early bird deadline: April 11

ASIS Assets Protection Course™: Functional Management (APC III)
Certificate Program
June 15-18, 2015 | St. Pete Beach, FL
Early bird deadline: April 18

See what else is on the calendar.

Certification Reviews

April 20-21, 2015 | New York City, NY

May 7-8, 2015 | Westminster, CO

View all 2015 certification classroom review dates and locations.


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 CSO Roundtable: Next Generation Security Threats
April 3, 2015 | 11:00 am Eastern U.S.

Workplace Violence—Managing the Program
April 22, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Free Mitigating Risk While Building Your Brand with the SAFETY Act
May 13, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

So You Would Like to be a Writer…It’s Easy
May 20, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Contract is the Key: Protecting the Professional Security Provider from 3rd Party Liability of Negligent Armed Security Officer Claims
June 17, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Casino Robberies: Protecting the Casino and Guests
June 24, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Preview all upcoming ASIS webinars.

Webinar Archive

This month highlighting:

Budget and Finance Essentials for a Security Professional
Available for sale via streaming and on CD | 90 minutes

The Art and Science of Selling Security Guard Services
Available for sale via streaming and on CD | 90 minutes

Full list of titles

CSO Roundtable

Annual Summit Examines Business Strategy for the CSO

Senior security executives—learn how to manage risk with strategic insight at the 8th Annual CSO Roundtable Summit, May 18-19 in Miami, FL, USA. Go online to preview the full program of education sessions and speakers. Registration and housing are open. Interested in sponsorships? Please contact Peter Piazza.

Note: These events are only open to paid CSO Roundtable members and those who are eligible to join the CSO Roundtable. Eligibility criteria are outlined at the CSO Roundtable website.


Prepare to Succeed with the ASIS Board Certification Exam Handbook + Assessment Tool

Preparing for the CPP, PCI, and PSP Exams (PDF) provides information on each certification as well as a self-assessment tool to help structure your study efforts.

Make the commitment now to earn your board certification. View eligibility requirements and apply online.


What’s New

Protección de Activos: Investigación

Featured Books

Art of Investigative Interviewing (The), 3rd Ed
Blindsided: A Manager’s Guide to Crisis Leadership, 2nd Ed

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.


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School Safety & Security Council (PDF)

Security Services Council (PDF)

Utilities Security Council (PDF)

Young Professionals Council (PDF)


Visit the ASIS Booth

Pick up the latest information on ASIS as well as a CD with ASIS Standards and Guidelines, CRISP Reports, and select white papers—a $1,900+ value!

ISC West

April 15–17, 2015 | Las Vegas, NV
Booth 23145 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center

25th New York City Security Conference & Expo

April 22–23, 2015 | New York, NY
Booth 442 at the Jacob K. Javits Center

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

Security Manager
FHI 360
Washington, DC

Director of Security & Risk Management
Charlotte, NC

Manager, Global Security Operations
Seattle, Washington

Senior Cyber Security Consultant
Corporate Risk Solutions, Inc.
Lenexa, Kansas

Security Manager
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Beverly Hills, California

Area Security Lead
Paladin Security
Okanagan, British Columbia, CAN

Security Management

This Month's Cover Story: Intelligent Infrastructure

Smart buildings can save companies money by integrating systems, but there are security challenges to address. Also read about gaming security, body-worn cameras, Chinese corruption, executive buy-in, Western radicalization, and more.


Learn about the ASIS International Program for Security Executives at the Wharton School of Business in March/April ASIS Dynamics (PDF). Also featured in this issue are ASIS’ Diamond Anniversary, and the ASIS President’s address at the Annual Meeting of the Membership.


Deadline for University of Phoenix Scholarship—April 6

The application period for 10 University of Phoenix scholarships closes in just four days. The application period for two full-tuition scholarships to Webster University closes May 8.

Foundation Launches New Fundraising Event to ASIS 2015

The Foundation will host a Benefit (Motorcycle) Ride on Saturday, September 26. Registration is limited so register early and make appropriate travel plans. Learn more.

Call for Comments—Operational Security Competency Model Initiative

Go online to review the draft of a new Operational Security Competency model under development by the ASIS Foundation and CSO Roundtable in partnership with the University of Phoenix.

Information Resources Center

Updated Subject Guides

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Ebola Virus Disease (PDF)

New Lists of Information Sources

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Critical Infrastructure Security

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