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Seminar Wrap-up; ASIS China Conference

October 2015

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ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar & Exhibits

ASIS 2015 logoThank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Annual Seminar and Exhibits—it was an incredible experience for attendees and exhibitors alike. From provocative keynote presentations and insightful education sessions to the newest technology innovations and outstanding networking opportunities, ASIS 2015 had it all!

See highlights from the event.

Seminar on Demand

Interested in purchasing the DVD of all recorded sessions (including PowerPoint presentations and handouts) or online access to this valuable information? The price is only $149 member/$199 nonmember. Order at

Mark your calendars!

ASIS 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2016)
September 12-15, 2016 | Orlando, Florida

The Call for Presentations will open in November. Check your email for notification of its opening.

ASIS International in the News

ASIS China 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. 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.

Benefits of attending

Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event. For information and to register, visit:

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

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

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.

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.

Active Shooter: Preparing and Responding to a Growing Threat
November 4, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

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

Preview all upcoming ASIS webinars.


It’s Time to Renew Your Membership for 2016

Your first renewal notice will be delivered to your inbox in the coming weeks. Renew early and you’ll be eligible to win a $100 gift card!

New Members Receive 15 Months for Cost of 12

New members joining in October receive our best membership offer of the year! Reach out and invite colleagues to join this month. Learn more about our member-get-a-member campaign online now.

Winners of Special Membership Recruitment Campaign Announced

ASIS volunteer leaders were challenged to recruit new members in advance of ASIS 2015. The three top recruiters are:

President’s Challenge:

Abdulla I. Al-Isa, Saudi Arabia
Juan Muñoz, CPP, Spain
Ian E. Currie, Madagascar

Security Spotlight

Investigations: 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.


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.


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

Browse the clearance section.

Standards and Guidelines

Risk Management and Investigations Standards Released

Take advantage of one of your most valuable member benefits! Download your free copy of the just released ASIS/RIMS Risk Management standard and ASIS Investigations standard today. Register now to attend an introductory webinar:

Free! Investigations, October 8 at noon Eastern U.S.

Free! Risk Assessment, October 29 at noon Eastern U.S.

Committee Forming for New Private Security Officer Standard

Learn more about the latest ANSI/ASIS standard initiative—Private Security Officer Selection and Training.


University of Phoenix–Jeff Greipp Secure Your Future Scholarships

ASIS Foundation and the University of Phoenix partnership award ten full-tuition scholarships to security practitioners who want to enhance their careers through higher education.

Apply for the 2016 scholarships September 24 through December 1, 2015.

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.

Security Management

This Month’s Cover Story: How to Manage a Merger

When companies merge, security managers must make decisions about how to take the best parts of each security program and apply them to the new organization. Also featured this month are articles on emergency management, hiring ex-military personnel, lawful surveillance practices, the Internet of Things, 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 October issue is ready for download on your device.

ASIS Dynamics

In the September-October issue, ASIS Dynamics (PDF) focuses on the contributions of ASIS CEO Michael Stack, who will soon retire. He has served as the top executive of ASIS since 1993. Other articles include in-depth information on upcoming programs and conferences; the new CPP exam; and myGPS, a software platform for training and testing.

ASIS Government Affairs

Latest Federal Legislative and Policy News Available Online

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


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)

School Safety and Security Council (August) (PDF)

School Safety and Security Council (September) (PDF)

Crime Prevention and Loss Prevention Council (PDF)

Transitions Ad Hoc Council (PDF)

Young Professionals Council (PDF)

Resources (Login Required)

Security Applied Sciences Ad Hoc Council - Cyber and IoT (PDF)

Security Applied Sciences Ad Hoc Council - IoT Sensors and Analytics (PDF)

Security Applied Sciences Ad Hoc Council - Facility Security Model (PDF)

Security Applied Sciences Ad Hoc Council - Security and IoT Ecosystem Infographic

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 Resource Guides (Login Required)

Preventing Violence in Schools and Academic Institutions
Starting a Small Business in the Security Industry


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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