Announcements List

  • ASIS Awards of Excellence Submissions Now Open

    Shine a light on a deserving colleague, chapter or organization that exemplifies the best of our profession with an ASIS International Award of Excellence. Submissions are now being accepted through 15 June. Learn more and nominate a colleague today.


  • Take ASIS on the Go!

    Security professionals can tap into the wealth of ASIS member knowledge whenever, wherever with our new Mobile Engagement app.

    • Portal for content and access to ASIS products and services
    • Ability to update your ASIS profile quickly and efficiently
    • Quick links to upcoming events
    • Easy access to key member resources such as Career HQ, Council Whitepapers, and ASIS Connects
    • Direct messaging between app users

    Connect to a world of security at your fingertips.

    Search ASIS International in the Apple App Store or Google Play

Latest Discussions

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Gidday Scott, Apologies for the tardy response. in regards to your question "...was any consideration given to the type of attack such as the Oct. 1, 2017 Las Vegas shooting, where a sniper from an adjacent hotel shot into a crowd of people attending ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    I second Rachelle's position that this is just one more threat to consider when moving through the risk assessment process. Factoring in the probability/consequence values may be a bit of a challenge along with identifying mitigation or compensatory measures ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Hey All-- Safety of employees, students, customers, etc. depends on identifying the at-risk individuals who are escalating towards acts of violence (shootings, stabbings, bombings, domestic extremism, wpv, etc.) and as we have seen since 9-11 (and even ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    We deal with this threat the same way we deal with any other type of threat.  Assess the threat vector, understand the vulnerability of the asset in question, then we make a recommendation in how to handle it to appropriately mitigate the risk. For example...  ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Please join the Utilities Security Community in welcoming Dr. Daniel Hallak of WiLD Leaders to our monthly meeting. Dr. Hallak will share his insights on identifying, building, and maintaining effective mentoring relationships. Following Dr. Hallak's ...

Looking for a security job?

  • Portland,, The City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) is seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Security Manager  with strong interpersonal skills to develop, implement and manage a bureau-wide security program that will ensure the...
  • Portland, Oregon, Provides maximum protection for the safety and security of university personnel, students, visitors and National University of Natural Medicine assets. Represents the University by giving directions or information when requested. Recognizes...
  • Stockton, California, Event Security Officer (Temporary Employee Pool) Primary Purpose: To support the University while on foot patrol, or in a University cart. Successful candidate must submit to and pass all employment clearances required by the University...
  • Lexington, Kentucky, Department Name: 3HL00:UK Police Job Summary: Security Officers maintain a safe and secure environment at University of Kentucky's HealthCare facilities' by protecting guests, visitors, staff, and property. The major job responsibilities...
  • Detroit, Michigan, Summary Description Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, provides protection to hospital, patients, visitors, employees and their property. 1. Presents a visible security presence...
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia, The College anticipates filling this full-time, grant-funded, nine-month teaching faculty position, based on the terms of the grant. Nine month teaching appointments run from August 16 to May 15 with the possibility of annual...

ASIS Blog Posts

  • Mirza Sheraz Altaf, CPP, shares his #MyASIS story, discussing how the membership community has impacted his professional development and his appreciation for the members who have influenced not only his membership journey, but his career as well. Altaf is a Senior Security Specialist- Corporate HSSE, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy. He is based in Qatar.
  • Recently, CEO Update spoke with Peter O’Neil, FASAE, CAE, CEO, ASIS International and Don Erickson, CEO, Security Industry Association (SIA) about how these associations built stronger ties in order to better serve the security profession.
  • As representatives of the security practitioners and security solutions providers responsible for protecting people and assets around the globe, our organizations have long championed and promoted robust cyber readiness education and adherence to international cyber security standards. We share a unified vision to continuously strengthen cyber readiness practices by all stakeholders within the security ecosystem.
  • Despite international and national programs promoting equal rights and opportunities for men and women in the security field, the gender balance in many countries leaves much to be desired. We interviewed female security industry representatives from America, the European Union and Ukraine to compare the gender inequality issues, cultural and traditional stereotypes, and restrictions in women's professional development exist in their countries.
  • Dr. George Vergolias is a trained Forensic Psychologist and Certified Threat Manager, currently serving as Medical Director for R3 Continuum, overseeing all clinical services and leading their Clinical Risk, Threat of Violence and Workplace Violence programs. In honor of Member Appreciation Month, he shares his perspective on the intersection of mental health and security and the value of ASIS membership.