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Just a Few Weeks Until Seminar; ASIS in the News

September 2015

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ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar & Exhibits

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

Just a few weeks until the world’s most influential security event of the year!

If you’re planning to attend but haven’t registered, there is still time—and so much to gain. What’s more, we have a bonus for you!

Full Program Registrants—Save 25% off an ASIS Classroom Program

Take advantage of a special 25% savings on registration fees for an ASIS classroom program of your choice from October 2015 through August 2016. Once the Seminar is completed, simply sign-up for the program of your choice and the savings will be automatically applied. (This offering does not apply to executive education, global conferences, CSO Roundtable, or ASIS 2016 registration).


More Good News! Members can still register for free exhibits admission in advance of the show, through September 25. Your exhibits pass includes three-day admission to the exhibit hall, the Welcome Reception and Opening Ceremony, Thursday’s General Sessions, and learning opportunities in the exhibit hall.

ASIS and (ISC)² to Hold 4th Annual Career Center

Stop by booth 174 on the exhibits floor for free career coaching and resume reviews, daily panel sessions on in-demand skillsets, interviewing tips, LinkedIn best practices, and CSOs sharing their path to the topSchedule your career coaching session now to ensure you get your desired time!

We look forward to seeing you in Anaheim!

ASIS International in the News


ASIS Foundation and LELC Present 2015 Simeone Award at ASIS 2015

The San Antonio, Texas Police Department will be honored by the ASIS Foundation and the ASIS Law Enforcement Liaison Council (LELC) for excellence in public-private partnerships.

Maximize Your ROI at ASIS 2015—Attend Foundation Fundraising Events

Mix business with 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.

ASIS 2015 Sessions Set to Discuss ASIS Foundation Research

• "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

Standards and Guidelines

New Private Security Officer Standard Kicks Off with September 10 Webinar

Learn more about the latest ANSI/ASIS standard initiative—Private Security Officer Selection and Training. Securitas Security Services Vice President Bernie Greenawalt, CPP, will provide an overview of the initiative’s scope in this free, 60-minute presentation.

Explore 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.

See all ASIS Standards education sessions at ASIS 2015.

ASIS Career Center

Visit the Career Center (Booth: 174) at ASIS 2015 to attend career development sessions and meet security leaders from companies such as Microsoft, Disney, Amazon, FedEx, and McDonald’s Corporation. The sessions include career coaching, resume reviews, educational career panels, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

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

Protection Specialist
Nationwide, United States
AT-RISK International

Director of Security
Nationwide, United States
Project Renewal, Inc.

Premises Security Expert
Denver or Chicago, Nationwide, United States
Robson Forensic, Inc.

National Security Operations Account Manager
Chicago, Illinois
Securitas USA

Program Manager-Security, Fire & Medical Services
Anchorage, Alaska
Ahtna Facility Services, Inc.

Security Specialist
New York, New York
Time Warner Cable

Regional Security Manager
Redmond, Washington
Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.

View all jobs.


Congratulations to the Professional Certification Board (PCB) Winners

The Professional Certification Board (PCB) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 certification awards. The PCB will announce the Organizational Award of Merit Winners on Tuesday, September 29 in the Certification Lounge (Room 304A) at 2:30 pm. Award recipients should plan to arrive no later than 2:15 pm.

Celebrations for New Certificants in Anaheim

The annual presentation of new CPPs, PCIs, and PSPs (those certified from September 2014 to present) will be held Tuesday, September 29 during the General Session at 8:00 am.

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.

CSO Roundtable

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.

9th Annual CSO Roundtable Summit to be held at Skywalker Ranch at Big Rock

May 22–24, 2016 | Skywalker Ranch at Big Rock USA

Register Early and Save!

Make plans now to participate in strategic-level discussions focused on what to expect from technology, demographics, management styles, digital intellectual property, and threats to the workplace in the coming decade. You will gain deeper personal and professional connections, as well as ideas to enable change.

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


Visit the ASIS Bookstore at the 2015 Annual Seminar & Exhibits in Anaheim, California

Receive a 25% discount on all printed ASIS Standards and Guidelines at the on-site store. Open Sunday through Thursday, September 27–October 1. Vea todos los libros disponibles en español en la tienda de ASIS. ¡Visite la Librería durante el Seminario ASIS 2015 y ahorre en el envió!

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.

ASIS Government Affairs

ASIS Government Affairs Hosts 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.)

Catch Up on the Latest Federal Legislative and Policy News

Learn more about current ASIS Government Affairs initiatives and how these efforts are impacting the security profession and industry.

Professional Development Programs

Certification Reviews

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

Pre-Seminar Programs

Maximize your ROI by attending one of these intensive 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

A Risk Assessment Approach to Facility Security Design

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

Protecting Critical Infrastructure—From Concept to Implementation

Reducing Security Vulnerability—Mitigation Strategies

Securing Healthcare Facilities—Bringing Physical, Cyber, and IT Security Together to Form a Comprehensive Program

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 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

Executive Education Programs

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

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

Free Security Management Webinar, sponsored by Quantum Secure
Mitigating Insider Threat without Aggravating Every Insider
September 9, 2015 | 2:00 pm Eastern U.S.

Join Security Management magazine and Quantum Secure in this 3rd event in the landmark series that explores the critical partnership between modern security and business operations. This webinar demonstrates approaches that maximize the effectiveness of the security program while maintaining a low profile and operations-friendly processes.

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

Free Building and Maintaining a Professional Network
September 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm Eastern U.S.

Learn how to make the most of your time and networking opportunities at ASIS 2015.

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.

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

Preview all upcoming ASIS webinars.

Save the Date: ASIS China Security Conference

ASIS China3-4 December 2015 | Shanghai, China

Join us for two days of cutting-edge educational sessions on a wide range of security topics and best practices, and unparalleled networking opportunities with high-level security professionals at one of Asia’s top business and cultural centers.

Registration opens soon!


Three Members Win $500 in Second Quarter Reach Out! Campaign

Congratulations to these ASIS members who took prizes for recruiting new members:

  • James McGuffey, CPP, PCI, PSP (Savannah, GA, USA)
  • Eduardo M. Fulgencio, PhD, CPP (Manila, Philippines)
  • Shirley J. Baker (Kansas City, MO, USA)

Learn more about our member-get-a-member campaign online now.

New Membership Brochure Released

Visit the ASIS website (PDF) or stop by the ASIS booth (#181) at ASIS 2015 to take a look at the newly designed membership recruitment brochure. This is a great tool to use when sharing the benefits and value of ASIS membership with your peers.

Security Spotlight

Preparedness: Focus of this Month’s Spotlight

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

Security Management

This Month’s Cover Story: Communication in Crisis

Security managers are increasingly turning to social media to communicate in a crisis—but there are challenges that must be managed. Also featured this month are articles on campus safety, security awareness training, emotional intelligence, guard booth design, 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 September issue is ready for download on your device.

ASIS Dynamics

The September/October issue of ASIS Dynamics features a look back at CEO Michael Stack’s more than two decades of service to ASIS International, the facts on two newly released ASIS standards, book reviews, member and chapter news, and much more. Look for the PDF link in your mailbox on September 10.


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New Resource Guide (Login Required)

Physical Security of Data Centers

Updated Resource Guide (Login Required)

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Homeland Security Executive Certificate Studies Program

18–24 October 2015
Tel Aviv University, Israel

This week-long program is the result of a collaboration between ASERO Worldwide, representing the world’s foremost experts on homeland security, counter terrorism, and risk management, and ASIS International.

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