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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.

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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. 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 invitation-only networking opportunities with leading global security executives
  • Member savings on registration at the 2020 CSO Summit (18-19 May, Washington, D.C.)
  • On-demand benchmarking across the CSO Center membership for expert input and advice
  • An online community for CSO peer-to-peer collaboration and information exchange in ASIS Connects
  • Senior-level security job listings curated exclusively for CSO Center members
  • Free, expert-led webinars and teleconferences on breaking news

2020 CSO Summit - POSTPONED

After careful evaluation of the ever evolving COVID-19 landscape, ASIS has determined not to convene for the 2020 CSO Summit in Washington, D.C. this 18-19 May. 

As always, ASIS is your trusted partner 24/7/365. See our Disease Outbreak Security Resources page and our response to COVID-19.

CSO Influence: Leading in Uncertain Times

18-19 May 2020 in Washington, D.C.

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.

Learn More

2019 CSO Summit Executive Summary

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

Meet a CSO


"The CSO Center allows a lot of us to come together, like-minded individuals, to speak throughout the year and get to know one another."

Michael Allen, CPP, PCI, PSP
Financial Services, Toronto

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

1-4 June 2020 | Madrid, Spain

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

4-9 October 2020 | Philadelphia, PA USA

This week-long 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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