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Keep Updated with ASIS Quick Links

See what’s coming up the next few months. View the current issue of Quick Links, the monthly newsletter from ASIS featuring organizational news and events.

March 2015

ASIS Quick Links is the easy-to-read ASIS communications vehicle that keeps you on top of ASIS activities, advocacy efforts, upcoming professional development programs, new resources just added to the ASIS Store, and other relevant information. Simply click on the links to get the information you want.

All the information you need…
all in one place… all at one time.


Security Spotlight

Point to Point…How Vulnerable Are Your Assets?

Are you doing all you can do to protect your products…your brand in transit? Find out in March’s Security Spotlight where you can directly access some of the top ASIS information resources on supply chain security. Share the link with colleagues!


Invite a Friend or Colleague to Join ASIS

Your personal story is quite powerful. Reach out, share, and extend a personal invitation to professionals within your network. Learn more.

Did You Know ASIS Members Receive Insurance Discounts?

Take a minute to get a quote from Nationwide Insurance for your auto, boat, or pets. ASIS members save.

Global Conferences

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14th European Security Conference & Exhibition
29-31 March 2015 | Frankfurt, Germany

Immerse yourself in education sessions which include panel discussions and case studies; networking events before, during, and after official conference hours; and the latest in security services and technology.

Program and Events | Keynotes | CSO Roundtable Summit

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

Join 2,500 security and law enforcement professionals for your best two-day investment of the year!

  • Outstanding educational line-up focusing on terrorism, risk/resilience, executive protection, and more
  • 100+ solution providers offering the latest security technology, products, and services
  • Networking opportunities with peers from the public/private sectors

Register today! | Reserve hotel | Exhibit

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

It’s not too early to start planning for ASIS 2015. The ultimate showcase for technological advances, high-quality education, and limitless networking opportunities—this is your must-attend event of the year.

Our new three-tiered fee structure has an early-bird deadline of May 31 so for your best value, you’ll want to act soon.

Register | Reserve hotel | Schedule | Exhibit

ASIS Diamond Club Security Buyers Forum

Looking for solutions partners to take your business to the next level?

If 48-hours of high-level presentations, one-on-one meetings with the providers you want to see, and connecting with other top decision makers sound appealing—the ASIS Diamond Club Security Buyers Forum is ideal for you. July 15-17, 2015 | Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami, FL.

Professional Development Programs

Classroom Programs

ASIS Assets Protection Course™: Principles of Security (APC I)
Certificate Program
March 16-19, 2015 | Las Vegas, NV

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
Early bird deadline: March 7

ASIS Assets Protection CourseTM: Practical Applications (APCII)
Certificate Program
May 4-7, 2015 | Chicago, IL
Early bird deadline: March 7

See what else is on the calendar.

Certification Reviews

April 20-21, 2015 | New York City, NY
Early bird deadline: March 13

May 7-8, 2015 | Westminster, CO

View all 2015 certification classroom review dates and locations.


Back by popular demand
Purchase a Subscription and Get ALL 2015 Webinars for FREE!
Purchase your subscription through the Store today so you don’t miss a single webinar. Details.

Social Media Discovery and Monitoring
March 18, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

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

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

Preview all upcoming ASIS webinars.

Webinar Archive

This month highlighting:

Free The Next Generation of Security: A Data Centric Approach to Mitigating Risk and Winning the Hearts of Business Leadership

Free Future Proof Your Career

Making the Decision about Defensive Weapons in the Healthcare Environment
Available for sale via streaming and on CD | 90 minutes

Full list of titles

CSO Roundtable

CSO Roundtable European Summit

Preview educational sessions to be presented by the CSO Roundtable at its European Summit, which will be held in conjunction with ASIS Europe 2015 in Frankfurt, 30-31 March.

Author to Explore Emerging Security Threats in Webinar

Author Marc Goodman shares his thoughts on next generation security threats from his new book, Future Crimes: Everything is Connected, Everyone is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It. April 3 | 11:00 am Eastern U.S. | REGISTER

Explore How Security Strategy Supports Business Strategy

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.


New! 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.

Standards and Guidelines

Public Review for Supplement to the Preemployment Background Screening Guideline Closes March 16

The ASIS Preemployment Background Screening Guideline offers suggested practices regarding the background screening process. The Guideline Supplement provides practical information for U.S. employers to reduce redundancies when verifying specific investigative background screening requirements.


What’s New

Protección de Activos: Gestión de Crisis

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

Chief of Security
Blanton Museum of Art
Austin, Texas

Facility Security Officer (FOCI)
Smiths Detection
Edgewood, Maryland

Central America, Panama

Deputy Director of Campus Security
Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, New York

Sr. Security Investigator
Mattel, Inc.
El Segundo, California

Dean, College of Justice & Safety
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Kentucky

District Sales Managers - Chicago, Houston, New England Regions
Nationwide, United States

Supervisor, Public Safety
University of Texas Police at Houston
Houston, Texas

Security Management

This Month's Cover Story: Fit for Duty

Fitness for duty evaluations can contribute to a safer workplace, but managers must be familiar with regulations governing them. Also read about predictive policing, executive protection, hospital security, lone wolf terrorism, 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.


Get Involved

A members-only benefit, ASIS Councils provide expertise and leadership across 32 industry sectors. Find out more about them and how you can get involved. To apply for membership, click here.


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Crime Prevention & Loss Prevention (PDF)

Fire & Life Safety (PDF)

Healthcare Security (PDF)

Military Liaison (PDF)

Utilities Security (PDF)

Women in Security (PDF)


Foundation Offers Full-tuition Scholarships

The application period for two full-tuition scholarships to Webster University opened March 2. The application period for 10 University of Phoenix scholarships closes April 6.

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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Poster Sources

Salaries and Wages in Security

Security Personnel: Armed vs. Unarmed (PDF)

New Lists of Information Sources

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Supply Chain Security (PDF)

ASIS in the News


Homeland Security Executive Certificate Studies Program
22–28 March 2015 | 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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