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Today's complex environment and rapidly changing technology make the need for a comprehensive physical security program more important than ever. ASIS 1. ASIS - Application Software Installation Server.
2. (language) ASIS - Ada Semantic Interface Specification.
 offers programming in four essential areas to equip e·quip  
tr.v. e·quipped, e·quip·ping, e·quips
a. To supply with necessities such as tools or provisions.

 you with the knowledge and skills you need to develop and maintain a complete and cost-effective cost-effective,
n the minimal expenditure of dollars, time, and other elements necessary to achieve the health care result deemed necessary and appropriate.
 physical security system.

By completing all four, you'll gain a so lid understanding of the available technologies and product applications; examine the keys to managing a state-of-the-art physical security program; increase your working knowledge of CCTV CCTV
closed-circuit television

CCTV closed-circuit television
 from A to Z; and thoroughly understand the infrastructure of a physical security system. Complete the series at your own pace, or focus only on the areas best suited to your needs.

Sponsored by the ASIS Council on Physical Security.


February 17- 21, Atlanta, GA

Fees: $895 ASIS Members; $1175 Nonmembers

This introductory program is designed to give you in-depth, foundational knowledge of the available technology methodologies, and best practices necessary to plan and implement a comprehensive physical security program. You'll review step-by-step processes to help identify and assess today's risks, threats, and vulnerabilities while providing cost-effective solutions for your organization's physical security requirements. Corporate security directors! managers, site security and facility managers, security and design consultants, and architects/engineers will benefit from this practical information.

How you will benefit:

* Examine and understand the threat picture in today's changing environment.

* Identify new techniques for product applications.

* Learn how an effective physical security program can enhance your ability to serve customers more effectively.

* Gain new insight into the latest technologies.


May 5 - 7, Toronto, Canada

Fees: $640 ASIS Members; $795 Nonmembers

As physical security programs become more and more dependent upon advanced automated au·to·mate  
v. au·to·mat·ed, au·to·mat·ing, au·to·mates
1. To convert to automatic operation: automate a factory.

 systems and less on human resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. , managing your program becomes more complex. Do you have the know-how needed to be effective? This practical workshop focuses on three key areas necessary for holding it all together -- management, training, and organization. From maintaining electronic systems to training security personnel to developing and justifying your budget, you'll acquire the knowledge and skills you need to manage a state-of-the-art physical security program.

How you will benefit:

* Develop a deeper understanding of threat analysis and security system procedures.

* Examine violence in the workplace as well as appropriate responses.

* Take an in-depth look at contingency contingency n. an event that might not occur.  planning and effective techniques for handling man-made disasters man-made disaster Technological disaster Public health An event in which a significant number of people are injured or die as a result of human devices or activities, unrelated to conflicts, and attributed to operator error–eg, Exxon Valdez .

* Learn how to sell the benefits of your physical security program to upper management and justify the budget.

* Attain new levels of continuing program performance measurement.

* Enhance your skills in developing long-term Long-term

Three or more years. In the context of accounting, more than 1 year.


1. Of or relating to a gain or loss in the value of a security that has been held over a specific length of time. Compare short-term.
 maintenance budgets.


July 16-18, Anaheim, CA

Fees: $640 ASIS Members; $795 Nonmembers

Like any technology access control systems continue to evolve and change. Your knowledge and skills need to evolve right along with them if you are to be successful. This advanced physical security program focuses on the application and technology of integrated security systems. You'll gain a firm understanding of the underlying technology applications software, and the process for designing and procuring Procuring, in general, is the act of acquiring goods or services, usually by contract. It may refer to:
  • Procurement, a business process to acquire goods or services.
  • Procuring, the act of aiding a prostitute in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer.
 systems. You'll also discover innovative ideas for design, specification, and procurement The fancy word for "purchasing." The procurement department within an organization manages all the major purchases.  of systems, plus enhance your working knowledge of the newer technologies on the market.

How you will benefit:

* Strengthen your knowledge of the planning process for integrated systems design.

* Identify a step-by-step process for understanding the infrastructure of an access system and learn new techniques for design, specification, and procurement.

* Explore new technologies being introduced into the security market.

* Gain hands-on experience in developing design specifications and procuring a system during a practical exercise.


November 17-19, Washington, DC

Fees: $640 ASIS Members; $795 Nonmembers

This advanced, three-day workshop provides a hands-on approach to understanding and developing appropriate strategies and applications for use of closed-circuit television closed-circuit television

a television system used within a limited area such as a building

Noun 1. closed-circuit television
 (CCTV) equipment. It also defines the current technology and methodologies to implement, purchase, and/or design a state-of-the-art CCTV system. If you are responsible for security infrastructure systems, site surveys, security strategy presentations, facility security design, or purchasing security equipment, this in-depth presentation is for you.

How you will benefit:

* Examine the elements necessary for planning, specifying, purchasing, and implementing a comprehensive CCTV system.

* Develop a thorough understanding of how CCTV can be used to mitigate mit·i·gate
To moderate in force or intensity.

miti·gation n.
 threats and vulnerabilities as well as reduce operational costs.

* Enhance your working knowledge of the latest equipment, systems, and application technologies for CCTV.

* Gain hands-on experience as you design a complete CCTV system with your peers from detailed plans of an actual exercise site.


June 30 - July 2, San Diego San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay. , CA

Fees: $640 ASIS Members; $795 Nonmembers

This intensive, 2 1/2 day program gives you a detailed, structured approach to the design of a fully integrated physical security program -- and provides solid recommendations for improving protection against terrorist attacks. If you are responsible for establishing, designing, or implementing your organization's security program or involved in the planning or selection of facility countermeasures That form of military science that, by the employment of devices and/or techniques, has as its objective the impairment of the operational effectiveness of enemy activity. See also electronic warfare. , you'll want to attend this essential workshop. Learn from leading design and operations experts as they share their unique experiences and proven methods for completing cost-effective facility security designs.

Sponsored by the ASIS Council on Security Architecture & Engineering.

How you will benefit:

* Develop practical solutions to integrated facility security designs.

* Gain a better understanding of the structured approach used by engineers and architects to design fully integrated security systems.

* Master the ability to define security requirements and select countermeasures to prevent or reduce risk.

* Learn effective project management techniques used for bidding, construction oversight
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Oversight may refer to:
  • Government regulation — The role of an official authority in regulating a separate authority.
, and implementation.

* Examine methods for reducing and controlling project costs and selling security system expenses to management.

Visit for program updates.

An effective, integrated access control system consists of many steps -- all of them essential. From understanding the technology to designing, installing; and managing the system, this three-part Access series addresses all the areas you should need to make the process as seamless as possible.

Register for the entire series to get the most broad-based broad-based

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 understanding of the critical issues you need to succeed in today's rapidly evolving electronic security market. Complete all three programs to receive your certification of completion.

ACCESS I -- THE DECISION-MAKING decision-making,
n the process of coming to a conclusion or making a judgment.

decision-making, evidence-based,
n a type of informal decision-making that combines clinical expertise, patient concerns, and evidence gathered from

April 7 - 9, Indianapolis, IN

Fees: $640 ASIS Members; $795 Nonmembers

If you're planning on developing an integrated access control system in the next one to three years, this program is a MUST. By learning about and implanting tomorrow's ideas into today's designs, you'll be better prepared to meet future security challenges.

This program shows you how to plan well today to alleviate Alleviate
To make something easier to be endured.

Mentioned in: Kinesiology, Applied
 problems in the future.

How you will benefit:

* Generate new ideas "New Ideas" is the debut single by Scottish New Wave/Indie Rock act The Dykeenies. It was first released as a Double A-side with "Will It Happen Tonight?" on July 17, 2006. The band also recorded a video for the track.  for building a successful team.

* Increase your understanding of new technologies being introduced into the security market.

* Learn how to develop new policies and procedures Policies and Procedures are a set of documents that describe an organization's policies for operation and the procedures necessary to fulfill the policies. They are often initiated because of some external requirement, such as environmental compliance or other governmental  for your design process.

* Receive the latest information on budget development.

* Expand your body of knowledge as it relates to the planning process for integrated systems design.


June 4 - 6, Portland, OR

Fees: $640 ASIS Members; $795 Nonmembers

Anyone involved in the design and development of an integrated access control system should know how to get the greatest functionality, interoperability The capability of two or more hardware devices or two or more software routines to work harmoniously together. For example, in an Ethernet network, display adapters, hubs, switches and routers from different vendors must conform to the Ethernet standard and interoperate with each other. , and expandability from the system you select. You need more value from less hardware. And, with technology changing so rapidly, you need something to pull together all the elements required for a strong new system.

The second in this three-part series provides new approaches to old problems and gives you the foresight (graphics, tool) Foresight - A software product from Nu Thena providing graphical modelling tools for high level system design and simulation.  you need to decide on equipment, processes, and procedures. Emphasis also is placed on introducing support criteria for those required elements that many systems require. but few companies approve. This program is designed to network directly with Access III.

How you will benefit:

* Address common equipment application issues and new policies and procedures that could develop into negligent negligent adj., adv. careless in not fulfilling responsibility. (See: negligence)  security litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.

When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation.

* Gain insight into the new equipment application decisions that may directly affect your future systems.

* Learn how to develop support for special product application requirements.

* Discuss common design problems with other security practitioners.


December 3 - 5, Orlando, FL

Fees: $640 ASIS Members; $795 Nonmembers

The installation process of your access control system is the area in which most end users lose complete control. Without proper installation, personnel training, and system maintenance, you'll fight a continuous battle to receive end-user acceptance.

Access III addresses all of the issues involved in designing and developing a multi-technology integrated electronic security system. By learning how to excel in the areas of good procurement practices, managing the project, the final acceptance testing (programming) acceptance testing - Formal testing conducted to determine whether a system satisfies its acceptance criteria and thus whether the customer should accept the system.  process, globalized security systems, and integrated systems management, you'll clarify specific issues relative to the final stages of integrated systems development. You also will be able to identify the potential problems that prevent you from saving money during the installation phase.

How you will benefit:

* Uncover potential problems during the installation mode.

* Determine the number of people required for the installation period.

* Fully understand the contractor's qualification process.

* Identify methods for saving money during the installation process.

* Clarify specific issues relative to the final stages of integrated systems development.
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