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Thinking about your next mission?

Your military or law enforcement experience is a perfect fit for the security management field.

Wherever you are in your career—active duty, veteran, or transitioning to the civilian workforce—you’ll find the security management profession a place where you can continue to serve and protect. ASIS International, the leading association for security management professionals, can help ease the transition to a rewarding new career. 

  • Practical knowledge you can apply in your job
  • Globally recognized security certifications
  • A global peer network you can count on
  • Direct access to the best security jobs and career resources

Learn more about the benefits of joining our worldwide member community or download one of the brochures below.

Full Member Access for Half the Price!

ASIS is now offering Half Price dues rates—new members can now join for 50% off the price for regular membership for 2020—now just $97.50 (plus a one-time $20 application fee).

Connect with 34,000 global security professionals to network, collaborate, and build meaningful relationships that will help you launch a career in security management and throughout your security career.

Network with veterans who have transitioned to a career in security in our new Military Liaison Community on ASIS Connects. There are so many opportunities to learn, grow, and position yourself for success with ASIS International!

What ASIS Certification Can Do for You

Your uniform speaks volumes about your personal strengths: discipline, leadership, teamwork.

Earning an ASIS board certification conveys your professional strengths: mastery of security principles and skills, experience, and a commitment to excellence. It helps government and military professionals:.

  • Build on previous security experience
  • Develop a proactive mindset
  • Ease the transition to a civilian career
ASIS offers four credentials:  
Associate Protection Professional (APP) Certified Professional Investigator (PCI®)
Certified Protection Professional (CPP®) Physical Security Professional (PSP®)


Qualified U.S. applicants may receive reimbursement for the certification exams through the G.I. Bill. An application is available at or call +1.888.442.4551 and request VA Form 22-1990.

Recognized worldwide, ASIS’ security certifications are transferable across all industry sectors and geographic borders. Professionals in more than 80 countries proudly hold one or more ASIS certifications.

"Earning a board certification was an important addition to my military experience and training. It validated my security knowledge and competency as well as opened the door to a worldwide network of peers with proven security management expertise."

~ Michael J. Allshouse, Colonel, USAF (Ret.), CPP, Director of Information Protection Air Education and Training Command.

Professional Development to Help You Succeed

Learning opportunities: from classroom and in-house training to webinars and online courses, certification prep courses, executive education programs, conferences, and more.

Career resources: post or find a security job, find a mentor, and discover how best to identify a career path that fits your skills and interests. See our Career Pathways Guide to learn more. 

ASIS Foundation awards more than 30 scholarships and grants annually to support our chapters and help security professionals achieve their career goals. Some scholarships are specifically for military and law enforcement professionals.

Military and Law Enforcement Appreciation Day honors the individuals who make our communities and world a safer place. As a thank you for your service, all law enforcement, military, and first responders receive FREE one-day admission to GSX+ on Wednesday, 23 September.

Your one-day pass includes:

  • Access to all conference programming on Wednesday, including Keynotes,
  • Access to Braindates and all networking activities for the day.
  • Access to the Marketplace which hosts hundreds of exhibitors.

Check back for details on the specific speakers, programming, and events that will be offered on Military and Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. 

Register today using the code PROTECT to get your free One-Day pass.

Please note: Registrants will need to upload a photo of their valid military or Law Enforcement photo ID during the registration process.  Contractors are not eligible.

For valuable peer connections, education, and professional development opportunities to advance your career—join ASIS today!