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CSO Center

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By joining the CSO Center, you’ll be connected to leading chief security officers and their deputies from premier global organizations. Leverage the global network and exclusive resources the CSO Center provides members which include CSO Center members-only discussion groups, virtual networking events, benchmarking surveys, and much more. Align yourself with this well-respected community of security executives, raise your profile and help position yourself for success.

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CSO Center Membership Benefits

As part of ASIS International, the CSO Center is dedicated to assisting security executives in career development and elevating the status of security professionals in the C-suite and beyond. The CSO Center provides opportunities and resources for CSOs to network, collaborate, and learn in-person, and virtually with colleagues from around the world.

A few of the exclusive benefits of membership include:

  • Unparalleled invitation-only networking opportunities with leading global security executives
  • An online community for CSO peer-to-peer collaboration and information exchange in ASIS Connects
  • CSO Summit Virtual Series, premiere education exclusively for CSO Center members
  • Our CSO Center Huddle, a bi-weekly virtual chat for members to collaborate
  • An exclusive CSO Center members only discussion group on the communication app, Telegram
  • On-demand benchmarking across the CSO Center membership for expert input and advice
  • Senior-level security job listings curated exclusively for CSO Center members, and a valuable discount on all job listings and recruitment efforts on ASIS’s CareerHQ
  • And more!

Meet a CSO Center Member


"The main benefit of the CSO Center is the networking. It's also about the learning and the specific topics that the CSO Center addresses."

Inge Huijbrechts
Global SVP Safety & Security
Radisson Hotel Group

Who is Eligible?

Qualifying Organizations

Corporation with at least $500 million USD in gross annual revenue or a business unit, division or subsidiary with at least $300 million USD in gross annual revenue

A company that provides security services as its principal business and has at least $300 million USD in gross annual revenue

Significant element of critical infrastructure

Significant government agency or not-for-profit organization

Qualifying Individuals

A qualifying individual is the highest-level security professional in the organization. Member CSOs may nominate direct reports for membership.

Individuals seeking membership should be in a strategic role, not a sales or business development role.

You Are Invited to Join Us

To become a member of the CSO Center, you must complete the application and submit an up-to-date job description and an affirmation letter from your employer stating that you currently hold this position.

Membership is individual and is not transferable from one person to another. Dues are $500 annually on a calendar basis.

Apply using the online form via the link below or download the PDF application.

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CSO Emeritus Application

CSO Life Member Application

2020 CSO Center Board

Scott Lowther, CPP (PetroChina Canada)

Lisa Oliveri, CPP (Education Development Center)

Bryan Weisbard (Intuit Inc.)

Joe M. Olivarez (Jacobs)

Martin Barye-Garcia (Mars Inc.)
Karen Frank, CPP (Pratt & Whitney)
Anders Noyes, CPP (Skywalker Properties)
Brian Reich, CPP (CIT Group)
Lee Williams, CPP (Pembina Pipelines)

Intensive Executive Education Programs

ASIS/IE Business School: Effective Management for Security Professionals


This four-day intensive course is an executive education program developed in partnership with IE Business School in Madrid, one of Europe’s leading business schools.

ASIS/Wharton Program: Making the Business Case for Security

5-9 October 2020 | LIVE Virtual

This five-day certificate program, taught by renowned Wharton faculty, provides the leadership and management skills to help you work more effectively and communicate the bottom-line impact of security decisions to the C-suite so you can move your security priorities forward. 

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