ASIS International (ASIS), the world's leading society for security professionals, originally founded in 1955 as the American Society for Industrial Security, acquired
Protection of Assets in December 2003. The acquisition of this work underscores the Society's leadership role in professional education. It is the sincere desire of ASIS and its editorial staff to continue to enhance the value of this important reference.
Protection of Assets, which has been in existence since 1974, is recognized as the premiere reference for security professionals and the publisher wishes to acknowledge the two founding authors and subsequent editors.
Timothy J. Walsh, CPP
Richard J. Healy, CPP
Timothy L. Williams, CPP
David G. Aggleton, CPP
Milton E. Moritz, CPP
Mike Hodge, J.D.
Sanford Sherizon, Ph.D., CISSP
Timothy J. Walsh, CPP, Editor Emeritus
As we move forward, confronted with issues that present a challenge to the security industry, our mission is to ensure that
Protection of Assets provides the strategic solutions necessary to help professionals meet the demands of the 21st century and beyond. We also pledge to assemble a group of subject matter experts who will enhance this reference as necessary to achieve our mission.
Michael E. Knoke, CPP
Eva Giercuszkiewicz, MLS, Project Manager
Evangeline Pappas, Production Manager
Peter E. Ohlhausen, Technical Editor