ASIS International (ASIS) has made available a collection of resources to help ensure security professionals worldwide will have the knowledge and proven strategies to protect crowds of people assembled in soft targets, or traditionally open public forums. All resources are available for free download from the ASIS website. ASIS is the leading organization for security professionals worldwide.
“It is a critical time in our history as our members and other security professionals around the world face unprecedented, unprovoked terrorist threats,” stated ASIS President Dave N. Tyson, CPP. “With our large and diverse information repository and network of security experts, ASIS can provide a single point of access to a vast spectrum of topical, timely resources for security professionals who are on the frontline.”
The following free resources are available on www.asisonline.org:
Soft Target Hardening: Protecting People from Attack
Recorded webinar, October 2015
Securing Soft Targets
Education session from ASIS 2015
Dynamically Securing Cultural Heritage
Article from Security Management, March 2014
Target Hardening Suggestions
Compiled by the ASIS Cultural Properties Council
Deterring and Mitigating Attack
Selection from Soft Target Hardening: Protecting People from Attack
(Recipient of the ASIS International 2015 Security Book of the Year Award)
Security and Crime Prevention Planning; Robbery; Disruptive Incidents: Protestors and Bombs
Selections from Crime Prevention for Houses of Worship, Second Edition
Model Event Security Plan
Appendix A, Protection of Assets: Applications
Sources of Information on Protecting Soft Targets
ASIS IRC Reference Guide
These resources are featured in Security Spotlight, an online monthly offering of information resources focused on a specific topic in security management. Content is drawn from across the full spectrum of ASIS’ curated repository of information, which includes Security Management magazine, research, standards, white papers, education sessions and industry best practices. A portion of resources are available for free each month to nonmembers. ASIS members receive unlimited access to all resources.
To learn more about ASIS membership, visit the ASIS website.