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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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Join security experts, government officials, and industry thought leaders to learn about the best tools available for defending against our shared cyber threats. You’ll walk away with actionable strategies to improve your organization’s security posture.
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.


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2018 Supporting Organizations

Through membership, live and online training, and the Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS) credential, our goal is to deliver resources that enable better performance in financial crime compliance, investigations, regulation and enforcement for employees at every level of your organization.

ACFCS will always be at the forefront of what’s happening in financial crime, so that you
can be at the forefront of what’s happening in financial crime. We do the heavy lifting for you. ACFCS and our subject matter experts, guarantee it.

Anti-Counterfeit & Currency Expo (ACCE) is the global platform for currency and secure document professionals. Taking place November 6-8, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, ACCE will host over 2,000 professionals that want to source the most cutting-edge high-security printing technology and services. Coinciding with the expo is the free-to-attend conference, featuring over 50+ expert speakers that will be sharing their knowledge on security printing trends, features and benefits counterfeit readable machinery and more. To secure your free delegate registration, click here.

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 for more information.

AUVSI’s flagship event XPONENTIAL is the largest trade show for unmanned systems, drones, and robotics worldwide. The next event will next be held April 29 to May 2 in Chicago. Learn more at

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 UAS Professionals is a non-profit organization dedicated to the safe and professional advancement of the unmanned aircraft systems (drone) industry. Through a combination of educational programs, public outreach, and member support, the Coalition strives to provide resources and assistance to both experienced pilots and newcomers alike. With a singular focus on safety, the Coalition of UAS Professionals leverages grass-roots efforts by its membership spanning all 50 states in order to make the greatest impact possible to our rapidly growing and decentralized industry.

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.

GBTA is the voice of the global business travel industry. GBTA leadership and members are often sought as experts to comment on wide-ranging issues affecting our industry. Our news, editorials and perspectives bring to life the latest business travel industry insights, trends, advocacy, events, research and education.

Hostage US is here to ensure that US hostages and their families get the support and guidance they need to survive the challenge of a kidnapping. We provide support free of charge and on a fully confidential basis. We are independent of any private interests so we can serve the needs of hostages and their families. We are family first – family last.

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 mission of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc. is to provide leadership, education, training, consultation, and support services in comprehensive crisis intervention and disaster behavioral health services to the emergency response professions, other organizations, and communities worldwide.

Founded in 1980, IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in more than 100 countries.

This diverse membership participates in focused component groups equipped to address their unique situations by region (13​​6 chapters), industry (1​6 councils) and areas of interest (six communities). Together they manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$526 billion in products and services.

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 International Organization of Black Security Executive (IOBSE) is a non-profit organization. The IOBSE was founded in 1982 by six black men who were attending the American Society for Industrial Security (now ASIS International) conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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.
Military Police Regimental Association (MPRA)
The Military Police Regimental Association (MPRA) is a non-profit organization that promotes the history and preserves the traditions of the Military Police Corps Regiment while supporting Military Police Leadership, Soldiers and families Army wide. I encourage you to bookmark our site as one of your favorites and ask that you to visit us often. There are many benefits to being a member of the MPRA and we hope our website helps tell that story along with our quarterly publication of the Dragoon, the official magazine of the Military Police Regimental Association.

The National Association of Security Companies (NASCO) is the nation's largest contract security association, representing private security companies that employ more than 450,000 of the nation's most highly trained security officers servicing every business sector. NASCO is leading efforts to set meaningful standards for the private security industry and security officers by monitoring state and federal legislation and regulations affecting the quality and effectiveness of private security services.
The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) is dedicated to making schools and children safer by providing the highest quality training to school-based law enforcement officers.
NASRO, the world’s leader in school-based policing, is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1991 for school-based law enforcement officers, school administrators and school security and/or safety professionals who work as partners to protect schools and their students, faculty and staff members.

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.

ONVIF was founded in 2008 by Axis, Sony and Bosch to create a global standard for the interface of IP-based physical security products. The organization was developed to provide increased flexibility and greater freedom of choice so installers and end users can select interoperable products from a variety of different vendors. In its early stages, ONVIF members were from the manufacturing industry only. In recent years, membership is open to consultants and systems designers, systems integrators and end users. To date, ONVIF has a global member base of established camera, video management system and access control companies and nearly 9,000 Profile conformant products.

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 is the world’s largest systems integrator cooperative made up of the most progressive security and audio-visual systems integrators in North America. Combined, PSA members boasts 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 Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) is a global consortium of physical security manufacturers and integrators focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled security devices and systems across every segment of the industry. PSIA supports license-free standards and specifications, which are vetted in an open and collaborative manner, to the industry as a whole. The organization is focused on specifications related to area control, which includes access control, intrusion, identity management, and intelligent portal devices (locks, panels, biometrics, and readers). The PLAI specification is getting significant attention in the industry, addressing a critical need for dynamic identity management. To date, more than 2100 industry professionals have downloaded PSIA's specifications.

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.


2018 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.

At Brilliance Security Magazine we believe #SecurityMatters. We are dedicated to illuminating the intersection of cyber and physical security by providing news and information that is relevant to the industry.
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.

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 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.

CE Pro is the leading print publication and online media business for custom installers in the residential market. These professionals design, install and service the connected-home including audio, video, security, home automation, lighting controls, motorized shades, energy management, home networks and related systems.

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.

Commercial Integrator is the top information source for installers in the commercial integration market. The CI audience includes professionals who design, sell, service and install commercial integration products for small and medium sized businesses, including offices, churches, hospitals, restaurants, educational facilities and more. Both the print publication and website offer news stories, product reviews, and feature articles on business topics designed to help commercial integrators improve and grow their businesses.

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.

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.

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 Guy Radio provides it’s followers, online visitors and devout listeners the exact information they need to stay abreast of security news and trends, make the right purchase decisions and share knowledge with their associates. Security Guy Radio’s shows are designed to help security professionals make informed decisions.
Security Dealer & Integrator
Security Dealer & Integrator (SD&I) magazine is The Path to Greater Profits for its audience of security professionals who own, manage or help maintain dealer, integrator, reseller and installation businesses. SD&I keeps you informed of the latest in security technology solutions, while always providing strategies to run a more effective and profitable security business.

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 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. 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 Dealer & Integrator magazine.

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 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 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.