Share ASIS International / News / Press Room / Press Releases / 2016 2016 Press Releases Page Content 11 August 2017First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in U.S. Navy to Deliver Closing Keynote at ASIS 2017Alexandria, VAASIS International today announced that Carey Lohrenz, the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy and author, Fearless Leadership: High-Performance Lessons from the Flight Deck, will deliver the closing keynote address at ASIS 2017.8 August 2017Free Active Shooter, Small Business Security Program Coming to DallasAlexandria, VASecurity Cares education program will tap into the expertise of the more than 20,000 security professionals attending ASIS 2017 offering free training on the fundamentals of security prevention and preparedness. 7 August 2017ASIS 2017 Announces Law Enforcement and Military Appreciation DayAlexandria, VAASIS International today reaffirmed its commitment to the individuals who make our communities and world a safer place with the announcement of the Law Enforcement and Military Appreciation Day...31 July 2017ASIS Awards $22,000 Grant to Help Secure Dallas’ CityLab High School Alexandria, VAIn conjunction with ASIS 2017, taking place 25-28 September in Dallas, TX, CityLab High School is receiving a $22,000 grant to pay for upgrades to the school's camera system, access control system, and classroom intercoms.25 July 2017Business Icon Mark Cuban Joins ASIS 2017 Keynote LineupAlexandria, VAEntrepreneur, technology visionary, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will deliver the keynote address at the Monday, Sept. 25 luncheon at ASIS 2017.21 July 2017Global Security Community to Convene at ASIS 2017 Alexandria, VAASIS International unveiled a sample selection of the globally relevant education sessions and programs that will be held at the 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017)...17 July 2017Call for Volunteers to Serve on Active Assailant Standard Technical CommitteeAlexandria, VAASIS International is seeking volunteers to serve on the technical committee for the new ANSI/ASIS Active Assailant Standard. 28 June 2017ASIS to Develop Active Assailant Supplement to its Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention ANSI Standard Alexandria, VAASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, announced it will develop an Active Assailant Supplement to its existing ANSI/ASIS/SHRM Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention Standard (WPVI).27 June 2017ASIS International Announces Media Partners for ASIS 2017Alexandria, VAASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, announced the current list of media partners for its 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place 25-28 September in Dallas, TX. 16 June 2017ASIS International Announces Supporting Organizations for ASIS 2017Alexandria, VAASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, announces the current list of supporting organizations for ASIS 2017, taking place 25-28 September in Dallas. 5 June 2017ASIS 2017 Accolades Now Accepting ApplicationsAlexandria, VAASIS International, the leading association for security professionals worldwide, invites companies exhibiting at ASIS 2017 to enter the Accolades–Security’s Best awards competition. 31 May 2017ASIS Announces Conference Program for Annual Seminar in DallasAlexandria, VAThe revamped education formats at ASIS 2017 feature innovative programming, ranging from 25-minute impact learning sessions to immersive deep dives, as well as expanded training opportunities across the exhibit floor.24 May 2017Security Management Wins Magazine of the YearAlexandria, VAASIS International’s Security Management magazine, took home 17 awards from the annual Azbee Awards, including “Magazine of the Year” in its revenue category. 9 May 2017President George W. Bush to Kick Off ASIS 2017 Keynote Lineup Alexandria, VAASIS International, the world's leading association for security management professionals, today announced that former U.S. President George W. Bush will address attendees at the opening of the ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits...18 April 2017ASIS Announces Enhancements for Top Networking Events at Annual Seminar in DallasAlexandria, VAASIS International, the leading association for security management professionals worldwide, today announced new schedule changes and enhancements to its line-up of top networking events at its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017)11 April 2017Registration Now Open for ASIS 2017Alexandria, VARegistration for the ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) and co-located InfraGard and ISSA conferences is officially open at www.securityexpo.org. 5 April 2017ASIS Lends Support to MAIN STREET Cybersecurity ActAlexandria, VAThis legislation emphasizes years of cooperative efforts by industry and government to produce risk management tools that support the cybersecurity needs of these small to medium businesses.3 April 2017New Format for ASIS Europe 2017 Draws Security Leaders to MilanBrusselsASIS Europe 2017—From Risk to Resilience—gathered an impressive crowd of both established and aspiring security leaders in Milan on 29-31 March.30 March 2017Registration Now Open for ASIS 27th New York City Security Conference and ExpoAlexandria, VAThe latest best practices in anti-terrorism, risk management, and intelligence gathering for securing large cities and businesses around the globe will be the focus of the ASIS 27th New York City Security Conference & Expo (ASIS NYC 2017)24 March 2017ASIS International and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate Renew Memorandum of UnderstandingAlexandria, VA"This MOU facilitates critical working relationships and information sharing between ASIS members and exhibitors, and government program directors..." 17 March 2017ASIS International Releases Resources on Securing Houses of Worship in Response to Rise in Targeted AttacksAlexandria, VAIn response to the rise of attacks on houses of worship in the U.S. and around the world, ASIS International, the world's largest membership association for security management professionals...27 February 2017ASIS International and ISSA Announce Event PartnershipAlexandria, VirginiaASIS International, the leading association for security management professionals, and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), a global organization of information security professionals and practitioners, today announced an event partnership30 November 2016ASIS International Makes Enterprise Security Risk Management a Global Strategic PriorityAlexandria, VAASIS International (ASIS), the leading association for security management professionals worldwide, has named Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) a global strategic priority for the association 21 November 2016ASIS China 2016 Addresses the Evolving Risk LandscapeBrussels, BelgiumThe ASIS China 2016 conference took place successfully in Shanghai on November 14 and 15.1 November 2016Risk Analysis and Security Countermeasure Selection Named ASIS International Security Book of the YearAlexandria, VAASIS International (ASIS), the world's largest association for security management professionals, has named the second edition of "Risk Analysis and Security Countermeasure Selection" by Thomas L. Norman, CPP, PSP, the 2016 Security Book of the Year.14 October 2016ASIS Awarded Department of Defense Contract to Evaluate Private Security Companies (PSC.1) Standard; Technical Committee Formation Now UnderwayAlexandria, VAASIS is conducting this review process as part of its ANSI accreditation, which requires all standards to be evaluated at least once every five years.22 September 2016Lone Wolf Attacks, Cyberthreats, and Collaboration Emerge as Key Themes at ASIS International 62nd Annual Seminar and ExhibitsAlexandria, VASecurity professionals from 109 countries gathered in Orlando, September 12-15 for the ASIS International 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2016), the profession’s most comprehensive education program and security marketplace. 6 September 2016ASIS 2016 Accolades Winners NamedAlexandria, VAASIS International, the leading organization for security professionals worldwide, has selected its 2016 ASIS Accolades Award winners. ASIS Accolades recognizes the security industry's most innovative new products,29 August 2016DHS Secretary Johnson, FBI Director Comey to Address ASIS 2016 AttendeesALEXANDRIA, VAU.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh C. Johnson and FBI Director James B. Comey will address attendees at the Annual ASIS International 62nd Seminar and Exhibits.5 August 2016Security Management Wins National Publication AwardsAlexandria, VAASIS International’s Security Management magazine took home top honors in a number of categories, from editorial features to Web excellence at recent regional and national award ceremonies.26 July 2016ASIS to Hold Inaugural Security Week in Conjunction with ASIS 2016 in OrlandoAlexandria, VAASIS International (ASIS), the world’s largest association for security management professionals, today announced the launch of Security Week, a series of community preparedness and educational events11 July 20162017-2019 ASIS International Board of Directors Candidates AnnouncedAlexandria, VAASIS International (ASIS) is pleased to announce the following candidates are vying for a seat on the 2017-2019 ASIS Board of Directors30 June 2016ASIS International and Federal Bureau of Investigations Sign Memorandum of UnderstandingAlexandria, VAASIS International (ASIS), the leading organization for security professionals worldwide, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today... 21 June 2016Mary Higham, CEM, Recognized as a “40 Under 40” Industry Leader by Connect Association MagazineAlexandria, VAMary Higham, CEM, manager of exhibits and sponsorships at ASIS International, was recognized as an industry leader…12 June 2016Official ASIS International Statement on Orlando Terror AttacksAlexandria, VAASIS International sends its heartfelt condolences to the victims of the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, as well as to... 10 June 2016InfraGard to Colocate Annual Conference at ASIS 2016 and (ISC)2 Security CongressInfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) has announced that its 2016 Annual Congress and Conference will be part of a historic joint Conference with ASIS International and (ISC)2. 7 June 2016Applications Now Accepted for 2016 Young Professionals Seminar Experience AwardsAlexandria, Va.The ASIS International Young Professionals Council is now accepting applications for 2016 Seminar Experience awards...6 June 2016ASIS International Appoints Shannon Burch as New Vice President, Events and Business DevelopmentAlexandria, Va.27 May 2016ASIS Releases the Second Edition of Crime Prevention for Houses of WorshipAlexandria, Va.20 May 2016ASIS Releases the Second Edition of Active Shooter: A Handbook on PreventionAlexandria, Va.19 May 2016ASIS International’s CSO Roundtable Rebrands as CSO Center for Leadership and Development; New Name Reflects Shift in Focus, ProgrammingAlexandria, Va.16 May 2016Registration Soars for 26th Annual ASIS New York City Security Conference and ExpoAlexandria, Va.U.S. Secretary Jeh Johnson receives Person of the Year honors at standing-room-only lunch.15 April 2016ASIS International Appoints Hurd to Lead Professional Certification BoardAlexandria, Va.As an active member of the board for five years, Hurd has been instrumental in the development of board certifications for security professionals. 14 April 2016ASIS International School Safety and Security Council Addresses Active Shooter Alexandria, Va.This 60-page paper consists of 13 chapters written by members of the council who hold security and safety positions at colleges, universities, and K-12 schools, or are consultants to these institutions. 13 April 2016ASIS 2016 General Sessions Focus on Navigating Change in the Workplace and Finding Common GroundAlexandria, Va.Change management and hot political issues frontline ASIS 2016 closing General Sessions.12 April 2016ASIS International Establishes Executive Protection CouncilAlexandria, Va.The Executive Protection Council, the newest addition to the ASIS International roster of 34 councils, has been approved by the ASIS Board of Directors.11 April 2016ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits Ranked 100th in Trade Show News Network's 2015 Top 250 Trade Shows Alexandria, Va.ASIS placed 100th on the 2015 Trade Show News Network’s Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows list. 8 April 2016Longtime, Esteemed ASIS International Vice President Announces Retirement Alexandria, Va.ASIS International Vice President, Education Susan Melnicove formally announced her plans to retire after a career spanning four decades of service to association members and security professionals around the globe.7 March 2016U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Named 2016 Person of the Year by the New York City Chapter of ASIS InternationalAlexandria, Va.ASIS International (ASIS) will honor United States Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Charles Johnson with the ASIS New York City Chapter’s 2016 Person of the Year Award.4 March 2016ASIS International (ASIS), (ISC)² and ISACA to Collaborate on Security Awareness StandardAlexandria, Va.This guidance standard will address the intersections of physical, cyber and information security management to help organizations of all sizes maximize protection of people, property, and assets. 2 March 2016ASIS 2016 Registration and Housing OpensAlexandria, Va.Registration and housing are now open for the 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2016), which takes place Sept. 12-15 in Orlando, Fl., USA. 9 February 2016ASIS Leads Effort to Explore Future of Security EducationAlexandria, Va.This Forum will result in a focused set of objectives for future research, training and/or education in the security industry. 8 February 2016ASIS International and IE Business School Launch Certificate Program for Security Management Executives Alexandria, Va.The IE Executive Development Certificate will be awarded to ASIS members who complete four executive education courses within a two-year period. 1 February 2016ASIS and NFPA Active Shooter Meeting Addresses the Need for Better Guidance and Coordination Among Stakeholders Alexandria, Va.More than 100 experts from the security, fire, law enforcement, EMS, life safety, professional and government fields discussed how to reduce the risks associated with active shooter.19 January 2016ASIS 2016 Keynotes Reflect on the Past Enlighten and Inspire our FutureAlexandria, Va.ASIS is honored to announce its 2016 keynotes. While each one’s life journey is quite diverse, collectively these notable figures embody remarkable strength, passion, and intelligence.18 January 20169-11 Author Headlines the 26th New York City Security Conference and Expo April 27 to 28 at the Javits CenterAlexandria, Va.ASIS NYC kicks off with a keynote presentation by Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Darling, United States Marine Corps (Ret.), author of “24 Hours Inside the President’s Bunker, 9/11/01: The White House.” 14 January 2016ASIS International Three Board Certifications Meet Rigorous New Standards Set for U.S. Military and National Security ProgramsAlexandria, Va.Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), and Physical Security Professional (PSP) are recognized under The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.14 January 2016ASIS International and IE Business School Launch Certificate Program for Security ExecutivesAlexandria, Va.ASIS and IE Business School have collaborated on a new certificate program to provide security managers education in areas identified to be essential for current and future management positions.4 January 2016ASIS Welcomes 2016 President, David C. Davis, CPPAlexandria, Va.Mr. Davis, who currently serves as a senior division security manager for the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector, joined ASIS in 1999.