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Full CSO Center 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 and CSO membership for 2020.

Become a member today and be connected to a global network of CSOs from leading organizations to collaborate and build meaningful relationships that will help you day-to-day and throughout your career.

You’ll gain access to our online community, ASIS Connects and other virtual tools to collaborate, learn, and find solutions to challenges you may face during this unprecedented time.

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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, free informative webinars exclusively for CSO Center members
  • Our CSO Center Huddle, a 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 more!

Announcing the CSO Summit Virtual Series


CSO Influence: Leading in Uncertain Times

ASIS and CSO Center are pleased to present our education lineup in a series of webinars to deliver the value of this event in a way that is inclusive of the global ASIS CSO Center network. 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 regularly $500 annually on a calendar basis, but you can now join for the Half-Year Dues rate of $250 and enjoy member benefits through 2020.

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

Apply Today

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


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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