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Security Management Magazine Brings Home Seven 2015 Azbee Awards

Alexandria, Va. 2015-09-21

Security Management, the monthly publication of ASIS International (ASIS), has been awarded a total of seven Azbee Awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)─two national and five regional (Mid-Atlantic Region). ASIS is the leading international organization for security management professionals.

ASBPE's Azbee Awards of Excellence program is one of the most competitive for business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications. The awards recognize outstanding work by magazines, newsletters, and digital media—websites, e-newsletters, digital magazines and blogs.

Security Management received national recognition for excellence in the categories of Magazine Redesign (Bronze) and Feature Article, "El Paso and Juarez: Securing the Sister Cities" (Bronze). These awards were presented in New York City on July 24, 2015 in conjunction with ASBPE's annual conference.
The five regional awards also acknowledged outstanding achievement in both the magazine's design and editorial.  Presented on August 28, 2015 in Washington, D.C., these included:

  • Magazine Redesign (Silver)
  • Feature Article: "El Paso and Juarez: Securing the Sister Cities", by Lilly Chapa, assistant editor (Silver)
  • Regular Department: Homeland Security, by Lilly Chapa, assistant editor (Gold)
  • Regular Department: Cybersecurity, by Holly Gilbert Stowell, assistant editor (Silver)
  • Original Research: Security Becoming Less of a Luxury, by Michael A. Gips, vice president of Publishing (Silver)

"These awards are a testament to the tremendous abilities and teamwork of our editorial, creative services and production staff members," said ASIS Vice President of Publishing Michael Gips. "Security Management will continue to work hard to bring to its readers timely and actionable information in the most engaging fashion possible."
Security Management, which is written primarily for security professionals, delivers timely information on emerging security threats and practical solutions. Intelligence and strategy vital to the security of the business enterprise are presented in a manner understandable to the general business audience.

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ASIS International (ASIS) is the largest membership organization for security management professionals that crosses industry sectors, embracing every discipline along the security spectrum from operational to cybersecurity. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of security professionals at all levels.

Through hundreds of chapters across the globe, ASIS develops and delivers board certifications and industry standards, hosts networking opportunities, publishes the award-winning Security Management magazine, and offers educational programs, including the Annual Seminar and Exhibits—the security industry's most influential event. Whether providing thought leadership through the CSO Roundtable for the industry's most senior executives or advocating before business, government, or the media, ASIS is focused on advancing the profession, and ensuring that the security community has access to intelligence, resources, and technology needed within the business enterprise.