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CSO Center

The CSO Center brings together the most senior security professionals from the largest and most influential organizations in the world. 

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. Having the right skills and knowledge is critical now more than ever. By joining the CSO Center, you are strengthening your potential for success.

A few of the benefits of membership include:

Unparalleled networking opportunities with leading global security executives

On-demand benchmarking survey sent to the entire CSO Center membership for expert input and advice

Dynamic inventory of policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, metrics, reports and articles

A new online community, ASIS Connects, for peer to peer discussions and information exchange

Comprehensive job board exclusively available for senior security executives

Free, expert-led webinars and teleconferences on breaking news

CSO discount on the ASIS member registration fee for the ASIS/IE Business School Program 


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 anual 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.

Meet a CSO

"The CSO Center has provided an outstanding forum to share ideas, lessons learned, and trends within the industry"

Bryan Weisbard
Head of Security Analysis, Investigations, & Business Continuity

Bryan notes he has been fortunate to have some incredible mentors throughout his career, and he believes that the CSO Center provides just the right venue to help prepare and mentor the future generation of security leaders.

12th Annual CSO Summit

CSO Influence: Adding Value Across the Enterprise

The role of today’s Chief Security Officer is changing in extraordinary ways. In addition to assessing risk across the enterprise and supply chain, it is essential for the CSO to engage and advise executive leaders on best practices and SOPs for business continuity and strategic leadership in all disciplines. 

Join leading security executives from the largest and most influential organizations for three days of intensive idea sharing, problem solving, and relationship building you won’t want to miss!

CSO Center Leadership

Axel Petri

Joe M Olivarez

Scott A Lowther, CPP

Steven K Braden, CPP

Brian Hogan
Lisa M Oliveri
Michael W Osborne, CPP
Don Taussig, CPP
Bryan Weisbard