ASIS International

ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities, and the public.


ASIS administers three internationally accredited certifications: the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) and the Physical Security Professional (PSP).

Standards and Guidelines

An ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization, ASIS works with national and international standards-setting organizations to advance security practices worldwide through the development of standards and guidelines within a voluntary, non-proprietary and consensus-based process.

CSO Roundtable

The CSO Roundtable provides a dedicated forum for the most senior security professionals from the largest and most influential organizations in the world.

ASIS Foundation

The ASIS Foundation Funds and manages endowments for a wide range of academic and professional development activities; sponsors security industry reports and research, including the popular Connecting Research in Security (CRISP) reports.


Faculty AdvisorDr. Clint Osowski