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Security Management covers a wide range of security-related topics including cybersecurity, guard force management, active assailant, and much, much more. Find out which editions of the award-winning publication align with your marketing-strategy needs.

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2022 Editorial Calendar



Security Clearances and Background Checks: government security, background screening, insider threat, recruitment and retention

Retail Theft: loss prevention, asset tracking, video surveillance, security personnel, access control

ESRM and Threat Assessments: threat analysis, risk mitigation, tabletop exercises, benchmarking, metrics

Crime During Natural Disasters: emergency preparedness, business continuity, crime prevention, risk management, mass notification

Management: Motivating High-Performance Teams

Case Study: Event Security


Show Distribution: GSX


Security Technology

Cybersecurity: data breach, cybersecurity hygiene, nation-state attacks, threat assessments, automation, ransomware, security education


Online Exclusives

Security Officers & Mental Health: security personnel, law enforcement, traumatic stress, incident response, workforce management

Human Trafficking: hospitality, event security, public–private partnerships, liability, security awareness

Crisis Management and the Chain of Command: emergency preparedness, resilience, succession planning, security training


Industry Insights eNewsletter: Cybersecurity (October)




Climate Change, Security, and Cultural Properties: natural disasters, fire prevention, flood prevention, asset protection, resilience

Travel Security: travel tracking, airports, mass notification, executive protection

Firearms in the Workplace: liability, regulations, compliance, workplace violence, threat management

Management: Safety Literacy

Case Study: Utilities

Best Practices: Healthcare

3,000 Bonus Distribution: Healthcare Security Directors

FREE Ad Study


Security Technology

Resilient Technology—The Fifth Anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement: natural disasters, business continuity, critical infrastructure, resilience, green technology, antifragility


Online Exclusives

Fire Prevention: emergency management, fire and life safety, compliance, asset protection

Staff Safety Amid Crisis and Evacuations: evacuations, natural disasters, life safety, crisis management, travel security

Social Media Security: cybersecurity, social engineering, extremism, threat monitoring


Industry Insights eNewsletter: Transportation (December)

2023 Editorial Calendar


Security Management

Management: Leading Through Crisis
Change management, mental health, team management, crisis communications

Also in January

Bomb Threat Basics
Higher education security, active assailant, terrorism, security K9s, incident response, security screening

Pipeline/Energy Security
Critical infrastructure and utilities, cybersecurity, ransomware, operational technology (OT), resilience, climate change

Editorial deadline: 11/1/22
Closing deadline: 12/1/22
Materials deadline: 12/12/22

Note: Earlier materials deadline due to winter holidays


Focus on Security Technology

Supply Chains
Semiconductor shortages, supply chain delays, counterfeits, cyber vulnerabilities, third-party risk assessment, sanctions, risk monitoring

Also in February

Reputation Security
Brand management, event security, disinformation, threat monitoring, employee activism

Security Officer Mental Health
Crisis response, security services, healthcare, active assailant, incident response, banking & finance

Editorial deadline: 12/1/22
Closing deadline: 2/3/23
Materials deadline: 2/16/23


Security Management

Buy-in Strategies
Pitching programs up to the C-suite, getting buy-in from the frontline, budgeting

Also in March

Houses of Worship and Extremism
Cultural property security, terrorism, active assailant, extremism threats, soft targets, site hardening, perimeter security

Mass Evacuations
Conflict zones, executive protection, employee safety, duty of care

Interviewing 101, remote investigations, working with HR, privacy, forensics and evidence management

Bonus Show Distribution: ISC West

Editorial deadline: 1/6/23
Closing deadline: 2/1/23
Materials deadline: 2/6/23 (print) & 2/15/23 (Web)

Note: Two materials deadlines, for print and Web


Security Technology

Executive Protection
Employee protection and online abuse, travel security, duty of care, nonlethal weapons, social media monitoring, transportation services, security drivers

Also in April

Insider Threat
Intellectual property security, data protection, active assailant, workplace violence

Includes retrospective: 10 Years After Snowden

Workplace Violence in Healthcare
Mental health, de-escalation, domestic violence, weapons screening, visitor management, video surveillance, access management

Editorial deadline: 2/3/23
Closing deadline: 3/1/23
Materials deadline: 3/15/23


Security Management

How to Become a CSO
Career pathways, leadership skills, career transitions, risk management techniques, communications, networking, mentorship

Also in May

Climate Change and Business Continuity
Extreme weather, emergency preparedness, antifragility, supply chains, insurance, risk management

Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones)
Legal limitations, detection systems, security education, risk management, threat assessment, perimeter security, surveillance, radar

Editorial deadline: 3/3/23
Closing deadline: 4/3/23
Materials deadline: 4/14/23


Security Technology

Fire Prevention and Mitigation
Threat monitoring, resilience, infrastructure management, fire prevention, fire response, emergency response, drones/UAVs

Also in June

Fuel Theft and Cartels
Organized crime, oil and gas industry, theft, crime prevention, supply chain security

Active Assailant in Schools
Designing age-appropriate drills, hardening soft targets, education, visitor screening, weapons screening, lockdowns, workplace violence, threat assessment, access control

Editorial deadline: 4/7/23
Closing deadline: 5/1/23
Materials deadline: 5/15/23


Security Management

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Mentorship, hiring, workplace culture, neurodiversity, women in security, inclusive security measures

Also in July

Nonprofit Security
Fraud, cyberattacks, operating on a tight budget, risk management, reputation management

Travel Security
Airports and firearms, transportation, port security, weapons screening, business continuity, video surveillance

Editorial deadline: 5/5/23
Closing deadline: 6/1/23
Materials deadline: 6/15/23


Security Technology

Mobile Technology and Access Authentication
Mobile access control, smartphone security, cybersecurity, two-factor authentication, systems monitoring, video surveillance, threat monitoring

Also in August

Corporate Activism
Activist investors, risk management, reputation security, disinformation

Finance and Cryptocurrency
Fraud, crime, banking and finance, cybersecurity, ransomware, investigations

Editorial deadline: 6/2/23
Closing deadline: 7/3/23
Materials deadline: 7/14/23


Security Management

Workforce Development
Cyber talent shortage, talent management, outreach and recruitment, training, upskilling

Also in September

Marathons and Mass Event Security
Boston Marathon bombing retrospective, active assailant, terrorism and extremism, emergency preparedness, video surveillance

Risk management, security threat assessment

Security Design 101
Security architecture, crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), access control, identity management, video surveillance, perimeter security, entrance security

Bonus Show Distribution: GSX

Editorial deadline: 7/7/23
Closing deadline: 8/1/23
Materials deadline: 8/7/23 (Print) & 8/15/23 (Web)

Note: Two materials deadlines


Security Technology

Organized Crime
Drug trafficking and illegal substances, cybercrime, fraud, cartels, encryption, Dark Web marketplaces, crime prevention, investigations

Also in October

Traffic Deaths
Security services, workplace safety, life safety, liability, security drivers

How to Fire People Safely
Workplace violence, risk management, working with HR, threat monitoring, termination security, continuous monitoring

Editorial deadline: 8/4/23
Closing deadline: 9/1/23
Materials deadline: 9/15/23


Security Management

Soft Skills
Mentoring, communications, empathy, kindness in leadership, active listening

Also in November

Space Security
Satellites, communications disruptions, national security, business continuity planning

Dynamic Risk Assessment
Crisis roadmaps, developing risk intelligence, integrated incident response, security services, emergency preparedness, threat assessment

Editorial deadline: 9/8/23
Closing deadline: 10/2/23
Materials deadline: 10/16/23


Security Technology

Social Media
Event management, social media monitoring, geofencing, misinformation and disinformation, corporate espionage, romance scams, fraud

Also in December

Cyber Incident Response
Do’s and don’ts, forensics and evidence management, convergence, cybersecurity, incident management, communication, after-action reports

Retail Theft
Retail crime, loss prevention, organized crime, supply chain risk, crime prevention, video surveillance, asset tracking, asset management, video analytics

Editorial deadline: 10/6/23
Closing deadline: 11/1/23
Materials deadline: 11/15/23


Deadline Definitions:

Editorial deadline—please connect with Security Management editors prior to this date to discuss potential contributions.

Closing deadline—for advertisers and sponsors; please contact your sales manager prior to this date to discuss opportunities, openings, and deliverables.

Materials deadline—for advertising and sponsorship content.


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