The Puget Sound Chapter (Seattle and surrounding area) of ASIS International typically meets for a lunch and presentation on the 3rd Thursday of each month. This particular Chapter of ASIS is one the country’s oldest (Celebrating 53 years) and most prestigious. ASIS International is a non-profit security organization that devotes itself to educating its members about the security industry. This Chapters membership consists of some of the country’s top security leaders. With over 500 members and growing, we enjoy a very active security community. What’s happening this year? > Meet your chapters 2014 Board of Directors > Meet your chapters 2014 Committee Chairs >...Read More
It is always refreshing to be recognized for the significant efforts put forth, especially when it is volunteers we are speaking of putting forth the effort! It is with great pleasure that I announce that the Puget Sound Chapter has been awarded an Honorable Mention for 2015 Chapter Website of the Year! This award was presented to chapter leadership during the 61st Annual Seminar & Exhibits in Anaheim, CA on Tuesday September 29th during the award ceremony. The board would like to thank our webmaster, Ilona Bodderij, for her continued support in maintaining our website to keep it fresh, sharp & current. The incoming board members for 2016 will continue to look for ways to improve & enhance the website material so we can take home the “Winner” award for our group. The new leadership will also seek to undertake submissions for the IB Hale Award (Chapter of the Year), Newsletter of the Year Award and other similar awards for which the chapter has not previously been in good position to qualify for recognition. Stay tuned in the coming year for further updates! ...Read More
Save the Date! ASIS Puget Sound Exhibits and Seminars 2016 November 2nd & 3rd, 2016 Bellevue Red Lion 11211 Main St. Bellevue, WA 98004 About the Event This years annual Exhibits and Seminars will be held at the Bellevue Red Lion Hotel and Resort. It will feature CPP reviews and classes on November 2nd, and will feature the exhibits with a main speaker on IOT in today’s business on November 3rd, 2016. This year the exhibit hours will be from 2pm – 8pm on November 3rd, 2016, with happy hour, appetizers, and our guest speaker on IOT. The exhibits will feature 30 vendor booths as well! Stay tuned for more information coming soon. Look forward to seeing everyone at the Bellevue Red Lion in November! For more information please email...Read More
ASIS Puget Sound Women in Security Quarterly Meeting Thursday, May 12, 2016 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Aronson Security Group 600 Oakesdale Avenue Southwest, Suite 100 Renton, WA 98507 Topic: Women in Security in the 21st Century About the Speakers Anna Crickmer Project Manager, Capital Planning and Develoment Washington State Department of Corrections Anna has been serving the Department of Corrections since 2008 as a manager of public works projects. She is a licensed professional civil engineer. Her experience includes working as a consulting engineer, working with the Washington State Department of Transportation and the US Army Corps of Engineers. She served 10 years in the US Air Force as an engineering officer. Anna received her MPA from Golden Gate University, BS in Engineering from Seattle University, and BA in Modern Languages from the University of Texas at El Paso. Nanette Graham Lead Project Manager, Capital Planning and Development Washington State Department of Corrections Nanette is a licensed professional civil engineer and has been with the Department of Enterprise Services since 2005. Prior to her experience with the Department of Corrections, she worked as a consulting engineer for a structural design firm for nine years. She is an alumni of Saint Martin’s University in Lacey, WA. Please RSVP so you may be pre-registered for the event. Attend to meet with your fellow council members and discuss opportunities for women within the security profession; information will include how to register for the CPP and/or PSP exams. Refreshments will be served. Attend The Meeting...Read More
ASIS Puget Sound Chapter Meeting Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Fred Hutch 1100 Fairview Avenue N Seattle, WA, 98109 Topic What is the Cloud, and Why Do I Care? Speaker Mary Gardner Mary Gardner is the Director of Information Security at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center where she is responsible for the development and implementation of the Information Security Program. Prior to her work at Fred Hutch, Mary spent time at the Port of Seattle working on PCI initiatives and risk management. Before joining the Port, Gardner spent 10 years at Washington Mutual Bank defining and driving information security architectures, policies, and roadmaps. During her tenure at WaMu she developed and led incident response, technical and vendor assessment teams. Her work on the assessment function led to a 15% reduction in regulatory and audit risk. Attend The Meeting...Read More
The ASIS Puget Sound 2015 Seminars & Exhibits took place on November 2 & 3, 2015.
Great seminars and the new Chapter Board was voted in! More info and photos to follow.
The ASIS Puget Sound’s Young Professional Group is committed to helping our region’s young and new members thrive and grow in the security profession.
The ASIS Puget Sound Women in Security group provides support and assistance to women in the security field, as well as inspires those interested in entering the profession who are located in the Pacific Northwest.
ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide.
We have 15 Committee Chairs who are committed to furthering security and helping our members.
For 30 years, the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation has served as the pinnacle for Security Management recognition. Find our next Study Group Meeting:
Honorable Mention for 2015 Chapter Website of the Year!
ASIS International 61st Seminar & Exhibits Recap!
The ASIS International 61st Seminar & Exhibits in Anaheim, CA have come and gone. The Puget Sound Chapter had 68 of its members in attendance between September 27 – October 1. A couple of Puget Sound Chapter members wanted to share their experiences (good & not to so good) while attending the conference. Read more>>
ASIS Puget Sound Chapter Fall Activities!
We hope you have had a fun-filled summer, enjoying some down time with family & friends! The board has been busy with succession planning for 2016 and beyond the past couple months in addition to putting finishing touches on our chapter events/activities for September through December. Read more>>