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May 2015

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Security Spotlight

Transitioning to the Private Sector or Thinking of Making a Career Change?

This month’s Security Spotlight focuses on Transitioning. Gain tips for making sure your resume stands out in the crowd, learn best practices from a panel of former military and law enforcement who transitioned to successful private sector careers, and gain access to select chapters of From Police to Security Professional: A Guide to a Successful Career Transition. Past Spotlights include Supply Chain Security. Leadership. Crisis Management. View all.


Reach Out and Invite a Colleague (or Two) To Join ASIS Today

Call, text, or email a colleague today and extend a personal invitation to join the ASIS community. Share the reasons you joined and the benefits you’ve realized…it’s easy.

ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar & Exhibits

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

We just launched a new robust, mobile-friendly Seminar website! Check back often for event news and updates.

Choice hotel rooms are going quickly! Make your hotel reservations now through the official ASIS Housing Bureau (Wyndham Jade). Only those who use the housing bureau will receive a free shuttle bus pass (worth $60).

Exclusive member savings: SAVE $455 off standard nonmember full registration fee when you register by May 31!

Limited time or resources? Members gain 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.

Register | Reserve hotel | Exhibit

Professional Development Programs

Classroom Programs

Physical Security Systems
June 8-10, 2015 | San Antonio, TX

Facility Security Design
June 8-10, 2015 | San Antonio, TX

Security Force Management
June 10-11, 2015 | San Antonio, TX

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

Executive Protection
Certificate Program
July 13-14, 2015 | New Orleans, LA
Early bird deadline: May 16

Security Management Program Development: A Critical Infrastructure Model
July 15-16, 2015 | New Orleans, LA
Early bird deadline: May 16

Developing and Implementing an Insider Threat Program
Certificate Program
July 20-21, 2015 | Alexandria, VA
Early bird deadline: May 16

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. Details.

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.

¡Reserve la fecha! Webinar en Español a celebrarse el 27 de Mayo, 2015 sobre el “Impacto de la Falsificación de Medicamentos en Latinoamerica”.
Jose Carlos Degiorgis, CPP, Gerente Regional Senior de Seguridad Corporativa para América del Sur en Bristol Myers Squibb Co. presentara un ASIS webinar en español sobre el “Impacto de la Falsificación de Medicamentos en Latinoamerica” el 27 de Mayo, 2015 a la 12:00 pm (ET). ¡Muy pronto se proveerá más detalles para la registración!

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.

How Data and Information Can Be Used to Plan an Attack
July 15, 2015 | noon Eastern U.S.

Risk Assessment—the First Step to Effective Security Measures
July 22, 2015 | Time TBD

Upcoming Free Security Management Webinar
Sponsored by Quantum Secure
Proactive Security Comes of Age with Predictive Analytics
May 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm Eastern U.S.

Preview all upcoming ASIS webinars.

Webinar Archive

This month highlighting:

Future Proof Your Career
Archive event available online at no cost | 60 minutes

The Hidden High Cost of Low-Priced Security Personnel
Archive event available online at no cost | 60 minutes

Full list of titles


New CPP Exam to Debut February 2016

The CPP exam domains have been revised based on the completion of a 2014 job analysis. The exam now has seven domains of study with adjusted weights. In addition, there are no country-specific references to codes or laws. Learn more.

Nominate an Individual or Organization for a Certification Award

Each year, individuals and organizations worldwide dedicate time, effort, and resources to advance ASIS Certification programs. These awards are an important way to recognize their hard work and encourage others to follow in their footsteps. Deadline for submissions is June 16.

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.

CSO Roundtable

CSO Roundtable Annual Summit Opens May 18 in Miami—Still time to register

Ross Harrison, author of Strategic Thinking in 3D to keynote this year’s conference. Go online to preview the full program of education sessions and speakers.

Other upcoming events:

Spring SASIG—The Insider Threat
8 May 2015 | London, England

5th Annual CSO Roundtable Congress
7-8 July 2015 | Mexico City, Mexico

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.

Security Management

This Month's Cover Story: The Art of Assimilation

An effective onboarding program helps new employees embrace the corporate culture and become more confident and productive. Also featured this month are articles about liability issues with temporary employees, human trafficking, physical security for utilities, executive protection, and insider threats.

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 if you are an Android user go to Google play. If you already have our app, your May issue is ready for download on your device.

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

Looking for New 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
  • Networking with other top security decision makers
  • All expenses paid for qualifying attendees

Interested? Take the pre-qualification survey now.

25th ASIS New York City Security Conference & Expo

ASIS NYC logoApril 22-23, 2015 | New York, New York USA

Our thanks to everyone who attended this important event, and our sincere appreciation to the ASIS New York City Chapter for its terrific support.

Mark your calendars for next year: April 27-28, 2016, Jacob K. Javits Center, NY, NY.


What’s New

Protección de Activos: Seguridad de la Información
Safeguarding Intangible Assets

Featured Books

Global Security Consulting: How to Build a Thriving International Practice
Protección de Activos: Investigación

Browse the clearance section.

ASIS Career Center

New! Inaugural Episode of ASIS Security Career Casts

Learn about the importance of Private Security and Law Enforcement Collaboration in the first installment of Security Career Casts, a new monthly podcast featuring security leaders discussing industry topics and career development strategies.

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

Director of Safety & Security - Resort Community Los Cabos, Baja, Mexico
Red Five Security Consulting
Cabo, Baja, Mexico

Country Security Manager Russia
Confidential Employer
Moscow, Russia

Executive Protection Specialist
San Francisco, CA

Business Continuity Manager
National 9/11 Memorial and Museum
New York City, NY

Director of Public Safety
Fontbonne University
St. Louis, MO

Sr Information Assurance Specialist I
Raytheon, Space and Airborne Systems
McLean, VA

Regional Security Advisor- Asia Operations
Dehli, India


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.

White Papers

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Global Security Strategic Planning
Released by the Leadership & Management Practices Council


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Banking & Financial Services Council (PDF)

Crime Prevention & Loss Prevention Council, Spanish Edition, January 2015 (PDF)

Crisis Management & Business Continuity Council (PDF)

Cultural Properties Council (PDF)

Gaming & Wagering Protection Council (PDF)

Healthcare Security Council (PDF)

Military Liaison Council (PDF)

Retail Loss Prevention Council (PDF)

School Safety & Security Council (PDF)

Security Services Council (PDF)

Supply Chain & Transportation Security (PDF)

Young Professionals Council, Spanish Edition, First Quarter Edition (PDF)


The May/June issue of Dynamics (PDF) features coverage of the ASIS International 6th Middle East Security Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Included is reporting from the CSO Roundtable program that was held in conjunction with the Conference. Readers will also find book reviews, member and chapter news, and much more.


Foundation’s Enterprise Security Competency Model Published by U.S. Department of Labor

Work on a competency model for the security management profession that began in 2013 reached fruition this year. The model, developed in collaboration with University of Phoenix, has been published by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Have Fun and Support the ASIS Foundation at ASIS 2015

Mix business and pleasure while supporting the education and research initiatives of the Foundation at this year’s Seminar. Learn more about the Foundation’s 2015 fundraising events set for Anaheim.

MLC Certification Scholarship for Military Receives Boost from Securitas USA

A special donation by Securitas USA increases the number of certification scholarships to be awarded in 2015. ASIS members who are active-duty military may apply May 11-June 22.

Information Resources Center

Updated Subject Guides

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Active Shooter Situations

Certification Programs

Security Industry Market Research Reports

ASIS in the News


Visit the ASIS Booth at IFSEC

16-18 June 2015 | London, UK
Stand #C1875 at the ExCeL

Pick up the latest information about ASIS as well as a CD with ASIS Standards and Guidelines, CRISP Reports, and select white papers—a £1200+ value! ASIS members will receive VIP status and can make use of the VIP lounge. Register today.

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