9/11 Commission Report
Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.
Academy of Security Educators and Trainers
An organization of security professionals dedicated to explore the large spectrum of issues confronting the security field.
ACJS – Security & Crime Prevention Section
This section's goal is to further the partnership between the public and private sectors. The section sponsors the Journal of Security Administration. This innovative and scholarly semi-annual journal has consistently presented the most definitive papers on security topics available in any publication.
Al Qaeda Training Manual
This manual was located in Manchester (England) by Metropolitan Police during a search of an Al Qaeda member's home. The manual was found in a computer file describes as "the military series" related to the "Declaration of Jihad."
ASIS - American Society for Industrial Security
ASIS is an international organization for professionals responsible for security, such as corporate managers and directors of security. In addition, corporate executives and other management personnel, as well as consultants, architects, attorneys, and federal, state, and local law enforcement are active members of ASIS.
All the information you need for the prestigious CPP, PSP, and PCI professional designations.
All the final and pending ASIS industry guidelines.
ASIS Membership Information
How to join the most prominent and professional international security organization.
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The of Certified Fraud Examiners is a global, 34,000-member professional association whose members are dedicated to fighting fraud.
Critical Infrastructure Protection Program
The Critical Infrastructure Protection Program seeks to fully integrate the disciplines of law, policy, and technology for enhancing the security of cyber-networks, physical systems and economic processes supporting the nation's critical infrastructures.
The Counter-Terrorism Page
Since 1995 the Counter-Terrorism Page has been an extensive resource to those studying terrorism.
Crime Stoppers International
Crime Stoppers began in Albuquerque, New Mexico in September 1976 and is a partnership of the community, the media and law enforcement designed to combat crime and keep our streets safe.
CSO (Chief Security Officer)
A resource for security executives. All types of security information.
Economic Espionage Information Links
Just as the link states – numerous sites full with information.
Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann – Security and Criminal Justice Books
A top security text publisher. Many books of interest for both security and criminal justice.
Executive Security International
According to its site, ESI is the oldest Executive Protection, Bodyguard Training, Academy in the world. Established in 1980, ESI offers Certification with a major in Dignitary and Executive Protection, Personal Protection, Security Specialist or Protective Intelligence and Investigations.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
The home page of the FBI. The FBI upholds the law through the investigation of violations of federal criminal law; protects the United States from foreign intelligence and terrorist activities; provides leadership and law enforcement assistance to international, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
Advising on building codes and flood plain management...teaching people how to get through a disaster...helping equip local and state emergency preparedness...coordinating the federal response to a disaster...making disaster assistance available to states, communities, businesses and individuals...training emergency managers...supporting the nation's fire service...administering the national flood and crime insurance programs...the range of FEMA's activities is broad indeed.
GAO Terrorism Documents
Hundreds of documents relating to terrorism.
Homeland Defense Journal Online
Homeland Defense Journal and Homeland Defense Journal Online Together seek to facilitate communication among all levels of government concerned with homeland security, covering the issues and the technology, solutions, policies, people, case studies and events affecting that community.
International Association of Chiefs of Police – Links to Associations and Organizations
Provides numerous links to police and security organizations and associations around the world.
International Association of Emergency Managers
The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the goals of saving lives and protecting property during emergencies and disasters.
International Association of Personal Protection Agents
IAPPA is a professional, non-profit membership body open to military and civilian law enforcement personnel, and persons from the public and private sector who are engaged in the protection of royalty, presidential, state and diplomatic officials, government, military and corporate executives, personalities from the entertainment world, and those involved in witness and prisoner protection.
International CPTED Association
The International CPTED Association is committed to creating safer environments and improving the quality of life through the use of CPTED principles and strategies.
Journal of Homeland Security
The Journal of Homeland Security is provided by ANSER, a not-for-profit, public sector research institute. It is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the discussion and analysis of issues related to the subject of Homeland Security. The Journal publishes feature articles, book reviews, commentaries and articles focusing on science and technology relevant to the field of homeland security.
Journal of Security Administration
This innovative and scholarly semi-annual journal has consistently presented the most definitive papers on security topics available in any publication. The journal is affiliated with the Security and Crime Prevention Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
The National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association
Founded in 1948, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) is the nation's oldest and largest association dedicated to representing, promoting, and supporting the electronic life safety, security, and systems industry.
National Crime Prevention Council
The Crime Prevention Coalition of America is a nonpartisan group of over 350 national, state, federal, and community-based organizations united to promote and work toward citizen action to prevent crime. Established in 1980, its members include youth development organizations, municipalities, law enforcement agencies, federal and state government representatives, state crime prevention associations, and community-based groups.
National Parking Association
The premier parking association of the parking industry since 1961.
National Strategy for Homeland Security
The purpose of the strategy is to mobilize and organize our nation to secure the U.S. homeland from a terrorist attack
NEMA is the professional association of and for state emergency management directors.
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
The industry authority on fire, electrical, and building safety. The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
NFPA – Premises Security Guidelines
NFPA 730 & 731 premises security guidelines
Office of National Counterintelligence Executive
The National Counterintelligence Executive (NCIX) is appointed by the President to serve as head of national counterintelligence for the United States Government. The mission of the NCIX is to improve the performance of the counterintelligence (CI) community in identifying, assessing, prioritizing and countering intelligence threats to the United States; to ensure CI community efficiency and effectiveness, and to provide for the integration of the CI activities of the U.S. Government. The NCIX heads the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive (ONCIX) and chairs the National Counterintelligence Policy Board.
SANS InforSec Reading Room
U.S. CERT is the United States' Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is a partnership between the Department of Homeland Security and the public and private sectors. Established in 2003 to protect the nation's Internet infrastructure, US-CERT coordinates defense against and responses to cyber attack across the nation. Loaded with all types of information security articles, papers, threats, vulnerabilities, etc.
Security Director News
Security Director News is a monthly business newspaper for corporate and public security directors that offers breaking news coverage of recent events. Security Director News' editorial content tackles news stories and issues in all segments of the industry, as well emerging market trends, innovations in technology, and mergers and acquisitions of the industry's services and products suppliers.
Security Distributing & Marketing Magazine
A source for excellent physical security, related security information, and technology.
Security Guard Licensing Laws by State
Security Guard Exchange offers an extensive library of the individual security guard licensing laws by state for both unarmed and armed security officers
Security Industry Association
Formed 1969, the Security Industry Association (SIA) provides its members with a full-service, international trade association promoting growth, expansion, and professionalism within the security industry by providing education, research, technical standards, representation, and defense of our member's interests. SIA has over 300 member companies representing manufacturers, distributors, service providers, integrators and others. SIA members are involved in several market segments such as, CCTV, access control, biometrics, computer security, fire/burglar alarms, home automation, just to name a few.
The Security Journal is a dynamic publication that keeps you informed about the latest developments and techniques in security management. Written in an accessible style it is the world's premier peer refereed journal for today's security professional. The journal is affiliated to ASIS International and has an advisory board which includes representatives from major associations, expert practitioners and leading academics.
Another source for excellent physical security, general security information, and technology.
Security Management Online
Security Management is the award-winning publication of ASIS International, the preeminent international organization for security professionals, with more than 33,000 members worldwide. A wealth of security information.
Security Professional's Site
A site that offers all types of security information, news, resources, articles, books, and discussion.
Security Technology and Design
A publication that covers the integrated marketplace in detail with an end-user circulation of more than 34,000 loss prevention and security management personnel, consultants, engineers, active law enforcement personnel, government security, facilities and corporate management professionals.
Strafford Productions – Security and Loss Prevention
Several reports, newsletters, briefings, etc. (for a cost) related to various security issues.
Terrorist Organization Reference Guide
A who's who in terrorism.
Uniform Crime Reports (UCR)
The most recent Crime Reports collected by the FBI and made available to the public.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
The government organization responsible to protect the homeland from terrorist attacks.
U.S. Department of Justice
Good starting point for research about federal law enforcement and crime data.
U.S. Department of State – International Travel Information
Travel Warnings, Consular Information Sheets & Public Announcements.
U.S. Department of State: Country Reports on Terrorism
Formerly the Patterns of Global Terrorism. Text of the State Department's analysis of global terrorism. Brief discussion of terrorist acts and organizations and discussion of anti-terrorist initiatives.
U.S. Secret Service
The United Secret Service is mandated by statute and executive order to carry out two significant missions: protection and criminal investigations. The Secret Service protects the President and Vice President, their families, heads of state, and other designated individuals; investigates threats against these protectees; protect the White Hose, Vice President's Residence, Foreign Missions, and other buildings within Washington, D.C.; and plans and implements security designs for designated National Special Security Events. The Secret Service also investigates violations of laws relating to counterfeiting of obligations and securities of the United States; financial crimes that include, but are not limited to, access device fraud, financial institution fraud, identity theft, computer fraud; and computer-based attacks on our nation's financial, banking, and telecommunications infrastructure.