Share ASIS International / News / Press Room / Press Releases Press Releases Page Content 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 partnership17 January 2017ASIS Publishes New Book: Getting the First Step RightAlexandria, VAThis new publication contains both theoretical content and tales of personal experience based on the author’s decades of performing security risk assessments in the Middle East, particularly in the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf.30 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. 2015 Press Releases 16 December 2015ASIS International Confirms O’Neil as New Executive Vice President and Chief Executive OfficerAlexandria, VAO’Neil will succeed Michael J. Stack, who will retire at the end of 2015 following a 22-year tenure as the organization’s CEO. 9 December 2015ASIS and NFPA to Launch Active Shooter Initiative At January Stakeholder MeetingAlexandria, Va.ASIS International (ASIS) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the preeminent security and fire protection associations, have launched a joint initiative to address active shooter incidents.2 December 2015ASIS International Releases Resources for Protecting Soft Targets WorldwideAlexandria, Va.December's Security Spotlight offers a collection of resources containing proven strategies for the protection of groups assembled in soft targets, or traditionally open public forums. 21 October 2015Key Security Industry Influencers and Buyers Attend ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits Alexandria, VAASIS 2015 brought operational and cyber security practitioners from 87 countries together in Anaheim.13 October 2015ASIS International and RIMS Release New ANSI Risk Assessment StandardAlexandria, Va.This new Standard provides guidance on developing and sustaining a coherent and effective risk assessment program.9 October 2015ASIS International, ASIS Foundation and Security Industry Suppliers Donate $120,000+ Anaheim Elementary for Security EnhancementsAlexandria, Va.ASIS and the Foundation presented Lord Baden-Powell Elementary School a donation of more than $120,000 for security improvements on Sept. 25.8 October 2015ASIS International Announces Three Board Certifications Recommended for College Credit by American Council on EducationAlexandria, Va.ACE CREDIT® has evaluated and recommended college credit for ASIS' three board certifications─Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), and Physical Security Professional (PSP). 30 September 2015Davis to Assume Presidency of ASIS InternationalAlexandria, Va.Davis will be the 61st president of ASIS, succeeding Dave N. Tyson, CPP, who will become ASIS chairman of the board in 2016. 28 September 2015Investigations ANSI Standard Released By ASIS InternationalAlexandria, Va.The standard describes the elements to include in an investigations program with flexibility that allows the organization to tailor the approach to needs of the organization and type of investigation.22 September 2015ASIS International Releases New Sourcebook for the Physical Security ProfessionalAlexandria, Va.This work presents, discusses and contrasts principles and practices in a complementary fashion and demonstrates their interrelatedness in every organization and every setting on a global scale. 21 September 2015Security Management Magazine Brings Home Seven 2015 Azbee Awards Alexandria, Va.ASBPE’s Azbee Awards of Excellence program is one of the most competitive for business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications.18 September 2015Twelve International Delegations to Attend ASIS 2015 Alexandria, Va.As part of the IBP, ASIS 2015 exhibitors are invited to take part in one-on-one meetings with delegations of pre-screened buyers.17 September 2015ASIS Foundation to Present $22,000 to Anaheim Elementary School Alexandria, Va.Lord Baden-Powell is the winner of the ASIS Foundation’s School Security Funding Competition. On Friday, Sept. 25, ASIS will present a donation of $22,000 and recognize other corporate donors. 16 September 2015Internet of Things and Ready-for-Integration Products and Services Dominate ASIS International’s 2015 AccoladesAlexandria, Va.ASIS Accolades is an awards competition that recognizes the security industry's most innovative new products, services and/or solutions. 15 September 2015ASIS 2016 Site for First OSPAs in the USAlexandria, Va.The new international awards program recognizes and celebrates outstanding performance by organizations and professionals across the security industry.14 September 2015ASIS International Presents Security Book of the Year AwardAlexandria, Va.ASIS will present author Dr. Jennifer L. Hesterman, US Air Force (Retired), with its Security Book of the Year Award on Mon., Sept. 28, at ASIS 2015. 26 August 2015ASIS and (ISC)²® to host Career Center at ASIS 2015 and (ISC)² Security CongressAlexandria, Va.Security professionals can get answers to their most pressing career questions and challenges at the 4th Annual Career Center, taking place at ASIS 2015 and the (ISC)2 Security Congress in Anaheim, California. 19 August 2015ASIS International to Honor Military, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) at ASIS 2015Alexandria, VAAll active duty personnel are eligible to register for the complimentary one-day admission to ASIS 2015 on Wednesday, Sept. 30.12 June 2015Applications Now Accepted for Seminar Experience AwardsAlexandria, VirginiaThe ASIS International Young Professionals Council is now accepting applications for 2015 ASIS Seminar Experience awards that will cover the expenses for three up-and-coming security professionals 1 June 2015ASIS 2015 Education Lineup AnnouncedAlexandria, VATerrorism, workplace violence, and cyber security are among the 200+ security topics to be covered at the ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits and colocated 5th Annual (ISC) 2 Security Congress. 29 April 2015Call for Presentations Announced for 2016 ASIS Middle East Security ConferenceBrusselsASIS International has announced that it is accepting applications from industry leaders interested in presenting at its 7th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition.28 April 2015Gary S. Miville Named ASIS Council Chairman of the YearAlexandria, VAGary S. Miville of Warwick, Rhode Island, has been named the 2014 Council Chairman of the Year of ASIS International, the leading association for security management professionals worldwide30 March 2015ASIS 2015 Keynotes Provide Frontline Perspectives on TerrorismAlexandria, Va.Three of the foremost experts on domestic and international terror to address security management professionals at its 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2015).9 March 2015Commissioner William Bratton Named 2015 Person of the YearAlexandria, Va.A U.S. Army veteran and decorated, career law officer, Commissioner Bratton is the only person to ever lead the police agencies of the nation’s two largest cities.19 February 2015Senior Security Executives Convene to Examine the Alignment of Business and Security StrategiesAlexandria, Va.Respected thought leaders from the security profession, business sector, and academia will discuss developing and implementing a comprehensive security strategy that aligns with business objectives.12 February 2015Microsoft CSO Assumes Presidency of the CSO Roundtable Advisory BoardAlexandria, Va.A dedicated member and volunteer leader, Howard joined ASIS in 2011 and the CSO Roundtable in 2012.27 January 2015Security Management Launches New Feature-Rich WebsiteAlexandria, Va.The fresh, engaging new format creates a sharp dynamic look that reflects the print magazine. The newly redesigned site is engineered to adapt its layout to the type of device being used, be it computer, tablet, or smartphone.20 January 2015ASIS International and NCMEC Offer New Solutions in Child Safety Alexandria, Va.The new one hour, self-paced training module will be presented online. It will discuss the nature and scope of missing and exploited children in the United States.19 January 2015Dave N. Tyson, CPP, Assumes Presidency of ASIS InternationalAlexandria, Va.Tyson, who currently serves as senior director, Information Security and CISO for SC Johnson & Son, Inc., is the 60th president of ASIS.