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Security Management Named 2020 Magazine of the Year

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ASIS International magazine staff recognized with 17 awards, including top honor at Azbees

Alexandria, VA (12 August 2020)ASIS International, the world’s largest membership association for security management professionals, took home 17 awards for its Security Management magazine at the annual Azbee Awards of Excellence, including the national Magazine of the Year award for the Under $3M revenue category. The Azbees—an awards program sponsored by the American Society for Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)—honor the best in business-to-business media, recognizing outstanding work by B2B, trade, association, and professional publications. Selected from more than 1,000 submissions, Azbee winners reflect only the highest-quality work in magazines, newspapers, newsletters, websites, and digital media.

“ASIS is honored to be recognized for our devotion to offering security professionals the profession’s go-to publication,” says Peter J. O’Neil, CEO, ASIS International. “This well-earned distinction affirms that the Security Management team is the best in the business. We congratulate them and we thank them for their dedication to keeping the security profession informed.”

Security Management previously received the ASBPE Magazine of the Year award in 2017. In 2020, the magazine received additional recognition for the publication’s editorial content and design. Full list of Security Management’s Azbee awards:

Overall Excellence

Security Management
Magazine of the Year, Less Than $3 Million Revenue


All Content
Government Coverage
National Security, Election Security
Megan Gates and Mark Tarallo
Regional Bronze Award

Regular Department
Megan Gates
Regional Silver Award

News Analysis
“Solutions Post-Parkland”
Regional Gold Award, National Bronze Award


Magazine Design
Security Management
Regional Gold Award, National Gold Award

Contents Page or Pages
August Security Management
Regional Gold Award, National Gold Award

Front Cover – Illustration
Less Than $3 Million Revenue
“The Opioid Crisis”
Regional Silver Award, National Silver Award

Opening Page/Spread – Illustration
Less Than $3 Million Revenue
“Robbery Without Borders”
Regional Bronze Award

Opening Page/Spread Typographic
“Leading Through Uncertain Times”
Regional Silver Award, National Silver Award

Website Design

Security Management
Regional Silver Award, National Silver Award

ASBPE Young Leader Scholarship

Claire Meyer, Managing Editor, Security Management


About ASIS International

Founded in 1955, ASIS International is the world's largest membership organization for security management professionals. With hundreds of chapters across the globe, ASIS is recognized as the premier source for learning, networking, standards, and research. Through its board certifications, award-winning Security Management magazine, and Global Security Exchange (formerly the Annual Seminar and Exhibits)—the most influential event in the profession—ASIS ensures its members and the security community have access to the intelligence and resources necessary to protect their people, property, and information assets.  Learn more about the work we do at