About Us

About ASIS International

ASIS International is the leading 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.
By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry’s No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.

ASIS International Vision

Be the recognized leader advancing security worldwide

ASIS International Mission

Promote excellence and leadership in the security management profession.

ASIS International Goals

  1. Fulfull the needs of members and the profession. 
  2. Deliver quality education, information, research, and opportunities for networking.
  3. Develop and promote security standards.
  4. Promote professionalism, certification, and ethical conduct. 
  5. Advocate to key audiences for ASIS International and the profession. 
  6.  Strengthen and grow ASIS International

About the ASIS Foundation

The ASIS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering research and education opportunities that enhance the security profession.

The topics researched by the Foundation produce valuable and actionable knowledge for the security professional. Additionally, through the awarding of scholarships, the Foundation ensures that those pursuing a career in the field of security management are able to realize the highest academic achievements.

Foundation programs are supported solely by contributions from individuals, ASIS chapters, and other organizations who share its vision of advancing both the security profession and the professional.


Provide research & scholarship opportunities that promote, enhance and advance the security profession through philanthropic endeavors.