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ASIS International Announces Supporting Organizations for ASIS 2017

New program unites allied security organizations for increased collaboration, education, and sharing

Alexandria, VA 2017-06-16

ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, today announced the current list of supporting organizations for its 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place 25-28 September in Dallas, TX. This new program focuses on uniting organizations allied to security for greater collaboration, increased peer-to-peer sharing, and heightened professional development opportunities.

"The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) is excited to sign on as a supporting organization for ASIS 2017," said Executive Director Sandi Davies. "While our missions vary, both IFPO and ASIS International are committed to educating security professionals at every stage of their careers and providing pathways for lifelong learning. This commitment to the profession is the foundation of the partnership—one we look forward to growing in the years ahead." 

Confirmed ASIS 2017 Supporting Organizations to date include:

"From IoT security to insider threats, security professionals are facing unprecedented challenges," said Thomas J. Langer, CPP, president of ASIS International. "Sharing information and collaborating—across disciplines and industry sectors—is more vital than ever. ASIS is pleased to lead the charge on this effort and believe that the framework laid by our Supporting Organizations at ASIS 2017 will be the beginning of continued collaboration across the profession."

ASIS 2017 is produced in partnership with InfraGard and Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). Early registration ends 30 June. Learn more at

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