Standards & Guidelines Under Development
Executive Protection (new standard)
This Standard provides minimum criteria for the development, implementation, operation, and maintenance of an effective executive protection (EP) program utilizing industry accepted risk management principles. It provides guidance for the assessment of threats, vulnerabilities, and risks to the protected person(s), the identification and justification of protective services, and delivery of support based on industry-driven guidance.
This Standard is globally applicable across all sectors regardless of industry or setting and will assist consumers and providers in raising the bar in a widely unregulated profession.
PROJECT STATUS: The starting point draft is under development and a technical committee will be formed in the coming months. Interested in joining? Contact [email protected]
Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – Requirements with Guidance (PSC.1) Standard (revision of the 2012 (R2017) edition)
This Standard provides the principles and requirements for a quality assurance management system (QAMS) for private security service provides, including private security companies (collectively PSCs). Its purpose is to improve and demonstrate consistent and predictable quality of services provided by PSCs while maintaining the safety and security of their operations and client within a framework that aims to ensure respect for human rights, national and international laws, and fundamental freedoms.
PROJECT STATUS: The TC will be meeting over the course of several months to develop the revised standard.
Chief Security Officer – An Organizational Model (CSO) Standard (revision of the 2013 edition)
This Standard utilizes an enterprise security risk management (ESRM) approach to provide organizational guidance on the development and implementation of a senior security role for creating and leading a holistic protection of assets program. The role is herein referred to as the senior security executive (SSE). This Standard also addresses how to position this role within an organization and outlines the key accountabilities, authorities, and critical success factors related to the SSE function.
PROJECT STATUS: The Technical committee (TC) has completed the work of revising the standard which is expected to be published early May 2022.