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Security ManagementSecurity Management—the award-winning publication of ASIS International—is written primarily for security professionals. It also makes vital security information understandable to a general business audience, helping ASIS International advance security worldwide. Readers receive timely information on emerging security threats and practical solutions, which they can use to protect people, property, and information.

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InfraGard protects United States critical infrastructure and the American people by cultivating communications, collaboration, and engagement between the public and private sectors; the alliance unites the knowledge base, work, and resources of these stakeholders to mitigate threats to national security, improve resilience, and strengthen the foundation of American life.

Supporting Organizations

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems and robotics. Serving more than 7,500 members from government organizations, industry and academia, AUVSI is committed to fostering, developing, and promoting unmanned systems and robotics technologies. Visit www.auvsi.org for more information.

AUVSI’s flagship event, XPONENTIAL (October 5-8 in Dallas + virtual educations & exhibits) is the largest trade show for unmanned systems, drones, and robotics worldwide. Learn more at www.xponential.org.
With over 8,000 members in more than 100 countries, our network of business continuity and resilience professionals help to keep the world’s organizations on track, no matter what happens. We set the guidelines. We train professionals. We gather the research, and we spread the knowledge. Together, we work to create a more resilient future.

BICSI is a professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) community. ICT covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety & security, project management and audio & video technologies. It encompasses the design, integration and installation of pathways, spaces, optical fiber- and copper-based distribution systems, wireless-based systems and infrastructure that supports the transportation of information and associated signaling between and among communications and information gathering devices.

Canadian Security Association (CANASA) is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the security industry. We protect and promote the interests of our members and the safety of all Canadians through education, advocacy, and leadership.

We are a recognized voice of the security industry in Canada and have a growing membership of more than 1000 member organizations in 10 Regions across the country representing all segments of the industry.

The Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (CLEAR) is a non-profit 501(c)(3), non-partisan national association founded in November 2008 by a group of Law Enforcement and Retail Loss Prevention professionals that saw the need for the formation of a partnership. The Coalition provides a forum for public and private sector members, with experience in a wide variety of public safety initiatives, to aid and support the establishment of collaborative efforts that are focused on improving the safety of our communities and advancing the profession of its membership.
The Document Security Alliance (DSA) is a thought-leading organization at the forefront of the document security discussion. DSA’s objectives are continually aimed at improving security documents and security related procedures. Our members stand ready to deliver their expertise to governments seeking to address the growing counterfeiting problems that affect our society.

The IAFCI, a non-profit international organization, will provide services and an environment within which information about Financial fraud, fraud investigation and fraud prevention methods can be collected, exchanged and taught for the common good of The financial payment industry and our global society.
The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) is the only organization solely dedicated to professionals involved in managing and directing security and safety programs in healthcare facilities. IAHSS is a professional association with more than 2,000 members who are healthcare security, law enforcement, safety and emergency management leaders. For over fifty years, IAHSS has educated and served members and the profession by offering exclusive resources and benefits including industry and design guidelines, local and international educational and networking opportunities, and the celebrated bi-annual Journal of Healthcare Protection Management. IAHSS has certified tens of thousands of dedicated professionals who keep healthcare facilities, patients, staff and visitors safe. IAHSS offers the Basic, Advanced and Supervisor certifications, a Safety Certificate Program, and maintains the prestigious Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) certification, the standard for the healthcare security leader dedicated to the profession.

IAPSCThe International Association of Professional Security Consultants, Inc. is the most widely respected and recognized security consultant association in the industry. Its rigid membership requirements allow potential clients to select from a unique group of professional, ethical and competent security consultants. IAPSC members are not affiliated with any product or service they may recommend.
IASAP is a corporate membership association dedicated to the exchange of best practices for elevating employee awareness of good security behaviors at all levels within our member organizations. Most member participants are responsible for managing their awareness program day-to-day. IASAP is an educational nonprofit organization formed in 2012 by previous members of the former CSI Security Awareness Peer Group, formed in 2003.
The International Association of Venue Managers is the world's largest professional association dedicated to issues relevant to the management of public assembly venues. Members of the association manage public assembly venues such as amphitheaters, arenas, auditoriums, convention centers/exhibit halls, performing arts venues, stadiums and university complexes; or provide products, services or attractions to support the industry. IAVM has more than 3,800 members worldwide.

The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) is a Not-for-Profit organization with Headquarters in Naples, Florida, United States.  The organization was established in January 1988 to address the educational/training and certification needs of security/protection officers and their supervisors/managers internationally.  The IFPO consists of an International Board of Directors as well as an International Advisory Board.  All the IFPO program development is conducted by a selection of the most significant Subject Matter Experts (SME) Internationally.

The IFPO offers several online, distant delivery and classroom programs that can result in certification.   The online platform includes a learning management component to track students and/or employees progress.

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is dedicated to developing and connecting cybersecurity leaders globally. ISSA is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk, and protecting critical information and infrastructure.

IWCE will be taking place March 4-8, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. IWCE is a venue where people can make the human connections they need to be successful, whether it is connecting to a future client, boss, employee or business partner. It is also where people can connect to information about a technology, product or policy that is crucial to success. See innovation at its best and join us for the premier event for critical communications technology.
The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) is an international leader in educating and certifying retail loss prevention and asset protection professionals. LPF’s mission is to advance the retail loss prevention and asset protection profession by providing relevant, convenient and challenging educational resources.
Chartered in 1940, the National Sheriffs' Association is a professional association dedicated to serving the Office of Sheriff and its affiliates through law enforcement education and training, and through the provision of general law enforcement informational resources. NSA represents thousands of sheriffs, deputies and other law enforcement, public safety professionals, and concerned citizens nationwide.
NCMS is a non-profit, professional security society offering unparalleled opportunities for learning, networking, and professional development at the local and national levels. For over 50 years, NCMS has provided building blocks in the development of security professionals through in-depth training, mentoring, and certification; as well as offering industry a voice at the national security policy level. In fact, no other professional association matches NCMS’ specific offerings or the return on investment for member benefits in the national security arena.

Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)
The Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) was created in 1985 under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to promote security cooperation between American private sector interests worldwide and the U.S. Department of State.

The OSAC "Council" is comprised of 34 private and public sector member organizations that represent specific industries or agencies operating abroad. The member organizations designate representatives to serve on the Overseas Security Advisory Council to provide direction and guidance to develop programs that most benefit the U.S. private sector overseas.

PSA Security Network is a division of PSA, the world’s largest systems integrator consortium made up of the most progressive security and audio-visual systems integrators in North America. Combined, PSA members boast over 400 branch locations, employ over 7,500 industry professionals and are responsible for over $4.5 billion annually in security, fire, life safety and pro audio-visual installations.

PSA’s mission is to empower its owners to become the most successful systems integrators in the markets they serve. PSA brings this mission to life by partnering with industry leading product and solution providers, delivering unparalleled education and training programs and by offering a variety of distinctive services that can enhance any company’s operations.

The Secure Technology Alliance is the digital security industry’s premier association. The Alliance exists as a neutral forum that brings together leading providers and adopters of end-to-end security solutions designed to protect privacy and digital assets in a variety of vertical markets. The Alliance has been instrumental in driving the need for security to be built into every device, product and service throughout their lifecycle within payments, identity and access markets.
The World Association of Detectives, Inc is a Global Alliance of Investigators and Security Professionals. With origins dating back to 1921, W.A.D. is the longest established and largest association of its kind in the world.

Chicago Supporting Organizations

The Illinois Security Professionals Association is the voice in Illinois representing the private security industry. Besides being the association advocate at the State level, we advance the knowledge and level of expertise of members involved in the private security industry. We accomplish this strategic objective by offering a high level of continuing professional education and advanced level programming to address the ever-changing industry. As an organization, we are committed to deliver a well-defined “Member Value Proposition.” The Illinois Security Professionals Association, formerly the Illinois Security Chiefs Association has a proud history in the private security world dating back to 1961.

The Illinois Electronic Security Association actively engages in consumer and industry advocacy, promotes public safety and fosters positive relationships with police, fire and elected officials at the local, state and national levels. Regular Members are business entities licensed by the State of Illinois (225 ILCS 447/) as Private Alarm Contractors or Private Alarm Contractor Agencies that agree to conduct business in accordance with the Association's Bylaws, Code of Ethics and Anti-Trust Policy. Major business activities include installation, service or inspection of burglar alarm, fire alarm, closed circuit TV, access control, alarm monitoring and all other security services.

The Magnificent Mile® Association is a private, non-profit membership organization with a mission of preserving, promoting and enhancing one of Chicago’s most unique, multi-use neighborhoods. In addition to international marketing and planning popular consumer programming year-round, the Association also serves its members with district planning and beautification and incomparable networking opportunities. Members include real estate properties, retail shops, hotels, restaurants, entertainment establishments, institutional and residential properties and various professional services.

Media Partners

Building Services ManagementBuilding Services Management provides essential information to today’s facility maintenance and building services professional. With a whole-building approach, we offer techniques and technologies to increase productivity and efficiency while emphasizing environmental sustainability. Via our print and digital presence we seek to meet the information needs of decision makers and purchasers, while offering manufacturers a unique audience for their products and services.

Campus Safety is the only publication that reaches public safety and security decision makers in hospitals, K-12 schools, and universities. Campus Safety's editorial coverage is a "must read" for the hospital, school and university leaders responsible for addressing safety issues and making higher-level security decisions.

Defsec Media publishes leading B2B/B2G magazines and online news portals focused on the defence, national security, border management, private security and fire protection sectors. Defsec’s publications include the international Border Management Magazine (online, quarterly) and news portal www.bordermanagement.net, and the New Zealand magazines Line of Defence (quarterly), New Zealand Security Magazine (bimonthly) and Fire NZ (six-monthly), content from each of which is also published on the website www.defsec.net.nz. We have been a trusted source of industry news and analysis for 25 years.
Building Services Management

For more than 35 years, Canadian Security has been the voice of the security industry in Canada. It is the leading publication in Canada for security directors, life safety managers, property managers, cyber-security managers and loss prevention professionals as well as the integrators and service providers who work with them. Published six times a year, Canadian Security has a print circulation of 13,000.
Campus Security & Life SafetyCampus Security & Life Safety magazine and campuslifesecurity.com are leading industry media brands that bring important industry information to the largest audience of school, college, security, and healthcare professionals in the market. A quarterly webinar series informs campus security professionals on the latest topics of concern in the campus environment. Campus Security & Life Safety is part of the Infrastructure Solutions Group of 1105 Media.

CIOReview offers a ground-breaking platform allowing decision makers to share their insights, which in turn provides both budding and established entrepreneurs with analyses on information technology trends and a better understanding of the environment.
College Planning & Management
College Planning & Management is a solution-oriented magazine for professionals serving the 2-year and 4-year college/university market. Editorials feature practitioner-based articles, topical supplements and special reports that focus on Facilities, Safety & Security, Technology, Business and Finance and the Campus Scene. Established in 1998 and published 11 times a year, each issue reaches the architectural community as well as professionals at the executive, purchasing and specifying levels at colleges and universities nationwide.

Commercial Construction & Renovation’ is a bi-monthly publication that covers design, construction and facilities operations of the major commercial construction segments, including retail, hospitality, restaurant, education, healthcare, mutli-family and more. The publication serves the information needs of high-level commercial design, construction& facilities executives, focusing on areas such as the collaborative management process needed to produce timely projects that meet budget. The content also focuses on how to manage these facilities efficiently.

Cyber Defense Magazine is by ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals for IT Security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting edge knowledge, real world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry.

Facility Executive is your one stop source for information on quality operation, design, and maintenance of facilities. Facility Executive offers a shared community of facility management experts who explore and analyze issues that affect your facility and its environment. Facility Executive is a specialized trade publication written and edited for corporate facility executives in all industry and service sectors whose responsibilities include purchasing, planning and approving products, services and materials for facility operations.

Since 2001, G.I. Jobs® has been the premier brand in military recruitment, offering articles, tips and online tools to help military transitioners explore different career and post-secondary education options. We give you specific, how-to advice on everything from choosing a college to writing a resume and interviewing. A great place to find transition-related content is our military transition resource center.

International Security Journal is positioned and designed to be the leading source of information for senior security professionals, installers and manufacturers delivering the latest communications and content across multiple channels including the latest news, trends, products and innovations effecting the global security market.

With a global brand reach of more than 57,000 security professionals, International Security Journal is delivered directly to key influencers such as Managing Directors, Heads of Security, Security Managers/ Executives, Government Officials, Procurement Officials, Integrators, Installers and others.

MyTechMag is a growing digital outlet of relevant and informative content covering every aspect of the world of online and data-driven marketing campaigns. We aim to provide knowledgeable articles that are easy to understand, giving an insight into the latest happenings of the technology industry. We collect and put forward information that is unbiased, precise, analytical, and presents a clear perspective for our readers to understand.

Our technology-focused magazine mainly targets decision-makers and top influential executives within an organization. Through the offering of webcasts, newsletter, whitepapers, news, and other work of publications, we help them make informed decisions with regards to making the best use of data, marketing strategy, and technological advancements. It is because of our experienced and expert editorial team on board that we are able to offer a comprehensive outlook on various segments of the B2B industry via multimedia content such as featured articles, company blogs, and other resources.
Since 1994 NZ Security Magazine (NZSM) has been delivering news and insightful features covering every aspect of the security industry with comprehensive articles featuring current trends, legislation, industry news and views, which also includes new products and services.

The magazine provides its business partners with a cost effective means to market themselves to potential clients and fellow industry professionals.

The magazine is read by those operating in the security industry as well as the 18,000 companies and government departments that receive complimentary copies of NZSM in print each year - and those that download over 10,000 digital copies annually..
Facility Safety ManagementSince 2003, we have reached more than 41,500 active safety professionals and plant managers every month. Facility Safety Management is the DEFINITIVE SOURCE for reliable, up-to-date information designed to help guarantee proper training, safe maintenance practices and compliance with occupational safety and health laws. Our commitment to the safety industry is why FSM reaches decision makers with buying responsibility for personal protection equipment, safety training, industrial hygiene, fire safety, environmental compliance, and more. It is through this “commitment to excellence” that we have created the perfect platform for advertisers to market their products and services. Along with our print circulation our digital circulation reaches up to 11,500 opt in subscribers.

School Planning & Management
School Planning & Management is a solution-oriented magazine for professionals serving the pk-12 education market. Editorials feature practitioner-based articles, topical supplements and special reports that focus on Facilities, Safety & Security, Technology, Business and Finance and the Learning Environment. Established in 1962 and published 11 times a year, each issue reaches the architectural community as well as professionals at the executive, purchasing and specifying levels at school districts nationwide.

Security BuyerInternational Security Buyer has been awarded the Best International Security Publication of 2019 by BUILD magazine in their Infrastructure Awards.
SecuritySecurity is uniquely positioned to help you grow brand recognition and generate quality sales leads through a results oriented multimedia program reaching the most powerful buyers in the enterprise security market – in print, online and in-person. As your media partner, Security is singularly focused on ensuring your marketing goals are achieved.

Security & Border and CST & CBRNE provides relevant and accurate analysis on Border Security policy and technology, counter-terrorism, CBRNE event preparation and response including updates on programs and applications from the NGB, WMD CSTs, Homeland Response Force (HRF) units, Army and Air NG CBRN Emergency Response Force and ChemBio Incident Response Force for Recon and Decon. Security & Border/CST & CBRNE is firmly positioned to reach the global homeland security market with a focus on North America, providing our readers with the ability to reach civil support teams, CBRNE threats and Border and Security.

Security Dealer & Integrator
Security Business magazine is "The Path to Greater Profits" for its audience of security business owners and managers who help maintain integration firms, as well as reseller and installation businesses in the commercial and residential security markets. Formerly Security Dealer & Integrator (SD&I), the magazine was renamed in January 2019. securitybusinessmag.com
SDM is the #1 security channel media with 100% BPA Audited buy/install circulation. SDM provides management and technical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the security marketplace. Through its monthly print magazine, Buyers Guide and three titled supplements - smartHOME, Monitoring TODAY, and Solutions by Sector - as well as e-newsletters, the new sdmmag.com website, virtual trade shows and live events, SDM is consistently ranked best read and most credible magazine by ISC West attendees. SDM Magazine was first published in 1971.

SecurityInfoWatch.com is a news, information, education and discussion site for those persons involved in security and safety. The website covers video surveillance, access control, biometrics, systems integration, fire detection and prevention, corporate security, building protection, security guard services, alarm systems and more. It is the official website for Security Technology Executive magazine and Security Business magazine.
Security News Desk is for security managers, security guards, system installers and sales people. It’s for manufacturers, entrepreneurs, consultants and police officers. In short, it’s for everyone who cares about how we make our world more secure. Launched in January 2011, SecurityNewsDesk.com is a news and product information portal for the entire security industry. SecurityNewsDesk.com covers everything from company news and products to legislation, regulation and best practice.

Security Sales & Integration is the #1 preferred industry publication for electronic security products and services. SSI delivers necessary information to help installing security contractors learn how to use the latest technology and run their businesses better.
Security Solutions TodaySecurity Solutions Today (SST), published bi-monthly since 1992, is one of the leading security trade publications in Asia. The magazine features industry news, market / technological updates, case studies / application stories on projects, product showcases for new and current security products / devices in available in the market, and security trade show previews and reviews.
Security Systems News is a monthly business newspaper that reaches 25,100 security installers, product distributors, central stations, engineers & architects, and security consultants. Our editorial coverage focuses on breaking news in all major segments of the security industry such as market trends, new products, new technology introductions, and news about manufacturers and suppliers.
Security Solutions WatchSecuritySolutionsWatch.com features thought leadership interviews about solutions: Accenture,CSC, Gemalto, General Dynamics, HP Public Sector Cyber Security, SAIC. Major media exposure is guaranteed: Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal. What's YOUR solution? Metrics tell us that an advertorial about your solutions is more effective than any other type of messaging because the high engagement time results in high quality leads for new business at a surprisingly low-cost and we are the 1 Google site for Military Defense Solutions, Physical Security Solutionsand Secure ID Solutions.

STESecurity Technology Executive magazine brings leading executives the business arguments for technology and services purchases and implementation. Each issue, we provide perspective through end-user case studies, consultant-contributed features and columns, expert roundtables, and technology implementation articles written by consulting engineers.

Security TodaySecurity Today magazine and securitytoday.com are leading industry media brands that provide technology, education and solutions for security professionals. Our print, digital, custom media and research products integrate physical and IT security coverage and provide the smartest, most cost-effective solutions for reaching security decision makers. Dealer Strategies, Networking Security, and GovSec appear throughout the year in Security Today. Timely webinars inform industry professionals on the latest security topics. Security Today Academy offers online training courses on security technology. Security Today is part of the Infrastructure Solutions Group of 1105 Media.

Ventas de SeguridadVENTAS DE SEGURIDAD has established itself as the most credible news organization in the Latin American market. Take advantage of this opportunity to get total access to the Latinamerican electronic Security industries. We have nearly 12,000 subscribers. No other regional publication comes close to offering the depth, credibility and reliability of this publication.Produced bi-monthly with offices in Miami, USA, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Brasil and Europe, VENTAS DE SEGURIDAD offers unique market coverage for the Latin American security-installing, end-user institutions and IT security industries, with topics as CCTV, Access Control, Fire Detection, Alarms systems, Monitoring, Perimeter Security.