Strategic Alliances

The Security Executive Council collaborates with security industry groups that share our interest, ability and drive to influence the security practice and evoke positive change. Our strategic alliance partners are listed below.

Strategic Alliance Partnership Opportunities:
If you are involved in risk or security initiatives and are from academia, the vendor community, a trade association or trade media, please contact us regarding how you can participate in SEC initiatives at
>Education / Research Partners
>Media / Events Partners
>Professional Association Partners
>Solution Innovation Partners


Education / Research Partners

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Mercyhurst University - Ridge College

The Mercyhurst University applied intelligence program is the oldest and largest of its kind in the United States. With three concentrations that focus on business, law enforcement, and national security, intelligence students learn to employ diverse language, research and critical-thinking skills as well as cultural knowledge and structured analytic techniques to collect, analyze and deliver actionable intelligence products individually and as part of a team. Learning is anchored through faculty/student engagements with real world customers in both public and private sectors, via contracts and defined research projects, designed to solve complex risk, security and information sharing challenges for organizations in many sectors and verticals.
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Kennesaw State University - Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development

The KSU Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance as recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. Courses offered include Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Security and Assurance, Graduate Certificate in Information Security and Criminal Justice Degrees examining Technology and CyberCrime.
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Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina

The Moore School is known for its outstanding leadership in international business education and research. Located in the business school of University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. Founded in 1919, it currently enrolls students in degree-seeking programs including bachelor, masters and doctorate degrees.
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Michigan State University, School of Criminal Justice

MSU has the nation's oldest continuous degree granting program in Criminal Justice. Developed by Rad Jones and the MSU staff, their Critical Incident Protocol newsletter is for those interested in learning more about public-private partnerships for emergency preparedness, prevention and planning. The school also offers online certificate programs and masters degrees in Security Management, Law Enforcement Intelligence and Analysis geared toward security professionals in the private and public sectors.


Media / Events Partners

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Outstanding Security Performance Awards

The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) recognize and reward companies and individuals across the security sector. The OSPAs are designed to be both independent and inclusive, providing an opportunity for outstanding performers, whether individuals or companies to be recognized and their success to be celebrated.
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Canadian Security Magazine

For more than 35 years, Canadian Security has been the voice of the security industry in Canada. It is the leading publication in Canada for security directors, life safety managers, property managers, cyber-security managers and loss prevention professionals as well as the integrators and service providers who work with them.
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Elsevier is an international multimedia publishing company that provides world-class information and innovative solutions tools. It is part of Reed Elsevier, a world-leading provider of professional information solutions in the science, medical, risk, legal, and business sectors.
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ISC West

At ISC West, attendees can network with thousands of security & public safety professionals, learn from the dynamic SIA Education@ISC program, and explore the latest in security technologies and trends. The combination of products, educational programming, and networking opportunities makes ISC West the premier destination to showcase innovation and discover what is new and next in the industry.
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Security Technology Executive

Subscribers include C-Level security executives from the corporate, IT and facility management sectors whose job is to ensure the security of their organizations from physical and network threats. STE has been the leader in providing an executive roadmap for this security convergence and reports on the changing business and technology trends that affect enterprise security risk.
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CSO Magazine

CSO magazine provides Chief Security Officers (CSOs) with high-level information, best practices and strategic insight, helping them balance the safety of their enterprise with the pursuit of business opportunity.
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Security is the business magazine for security executives. In addition to the industry's leading magazine, Security provides you with innovative marketing solutions through print, face-to-face and online media. With input from their Advisory Board of industry thought-leaders, Security addresses critical management issues for security executives.
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1105 MEDIA, Inc.

1105 MEDIA,INC. provides integrated business-to-business information and media. 1105's offerings focus on technology, products, policy, regulation and news delivered through an assortment of media including print and online magazines, journals, and newsletters; seminars, conferences, executive summits, and trade shows and web-based services.


Professional Association Partners

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Energy Security Council

The Energy Security Council is the premier energy security networking organization and consists of executive, mid-level managers, and professionals who represent global oil and gas exploration and production, renewables, power generation, transmission, pipelines, marketing, petrochemical and related service companies. Our mission is protecting the energy industry from emerging physical and cyber threats through a unique public private partnership of operating companies, law enforcement, academia, and security industry partners.
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International NGO Safety and Security Association (INSSA)

The mission of the International NGO Safety and Security Association (INSSA) is to develop professional networks and build the capacities of those working in the field of NGO safety and security by establishing and promoting good practices. The goal of INSSA is to improve the quality and effectiveness of humanitarian services around the world by assuring the safety and security of humanitarian implementers and the beneficiaries they serve.
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Association of Former Federal Narcotics Agents (AFFNA)

The mission of the Association of Former Federal Narcotics Agents (AFFNA) is to develop, promote and preserve goodwill and friendship among former federal narcotics agents and other DEA personnel; to provide mutual assistance to the membership and to assist the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in its mission of drug law enforcement.
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International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)

The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) is the only organization solely dedicated to professionals involved in managing and directing security and safety programs in healthcare institutions. IAHSS is a professional organization comprised of security, law enforcement and safety professionals dedicated to the protection of healthcare facilities worldwide.
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International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc.(ISC)²

The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC)²®, is the global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers. Members have access to current industry information, networking opportunities, discounts on industry conferences and valuable career tools.
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World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS)

The Vision of The World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS) is to help secure all nuclear and radioactive materials so that they cannot be utilized for terrorist purposes. Our mission is to provide an international forum for those accountable for nuclear security to share and promote the implementation of best security practices.
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International Association of Professional Security Consultants, Inc. (IAPSC)

The International Association of Professional Security Consultants, Inc. (IAPSC) is the most respected and widely recognized consulting association in the security industry. Its rigid membership requirements ensure that potential clients may select from the most elite group of professional, ethical and competent security consultants available to them.
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Security Industry Association (SIA)

SIA is a nonprofit international trade association representing electronic and physical security product manufacturers, specifiers, and service providers. SIA promotes growth and professionalism within the security industry by providing education, research, technical standards and representation and defense of its members' interests. SIA is the sole sponsor of the International Security Conference and Exhibitions (ISC EXPOs).


Solution Innovation Partners

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Acuity Risk Management

Acuity Risk Management helps businesses worldwide effectively manage, prioritize and report on their risks to inform strategic decision-making and build long-term resilience. Its powerful STREAM platform, available software as a service (SaaS) or on-premise, provides rapid time-to-value to reassure stakeholders that risks are under control and compliance is maintained in real-time with increasingly complex standards and regulations. We help our customers align their strategies with their chosen risk management frameworks, prioritize investments that provide significant ROI and protect against threats such as terrorism, data breaches etc. Read a case study featuring Acuity Risk Management here.
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Drones are being transformed into powerful weapons to create aerial, cyber threats to corporations and government entities. AirSight helps protect and secure your airspace against drones that threaten the safety, security and privacy of your facility. Read a case study featuring AirSight here.
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We use drones, robots, software, and AI to automate perimeter security. Analysts in our 24/7 Robotic Security Operations Center (RSOC) leverage these core technologies to bring unprecedented value to security teams around the U.S. As a proud American-made company, we were created to assist government and private sector entities to better manage and protect their people, profits, and assets. Our mission is to enable our clients with the most advanced automated technologies on the planet and provide a customer experience that is second to none. Read a case study featuring Asylon here.
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Bond is committed to delivering personal security to all people in all situations. Bond provides a comprehensive set of professional grade, personal security services to support a broad range of risks and concerns to help people feel safer and more confident as they move through their day. The services are anchored on 24/7 Personal Security Agents whom we recruit, background check, hire as employees and train and they are situated in one of our two Command Centers located in the US. These agents interact with our members through the Bond app. Read a case study featuring Bond here.
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Butchko, Inc.

Butchko, Inc. designs converged physical and cyber security solutions that safeguard your assets, mitigate your risks, and deliver sustainable business value. We drive client success by integrating technology, information, processes, and people to create a comprehensive solution your organization needs. Read a case study featuring Butchko, Inc. here.
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CAP Index

CAP Index is the pioneer and leader in crime risk forecasting. Our CRIMECAST Reports provide highly accurate crime risk scores and maps that objectively quantify the likelihood that crime and loss will occur at a given address within the US, Canada, and the UK. CAP Index's products and services empower organizations to intelligently develop and manage its security programs.
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Cohn Creative Group LLC Charter Partner

Cohn Creative Group LLC is a full-service business communications company specializing in corporate meetings and events, video production and digital media. We craft strategic solutions that help leading companies get business results.
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Damstra Technology

Damstra Technology is the world's most comprehensive end-to-end platform for managing health and safety, protecting companies from unnecessary and unforeseen risk. Damstra protects an organization's largest areas of investment through our Orchestrate Solutions including People, Workplaces, Assets and Information. Damstra's solution suite includes products such as Workforce Management, Access Control with Facial Recognition, and Temperature Sensing & Time Keeping Integration. Damstra operates on virtually every continent with customers in over a dozen different industries. Read a case study featuring Damstra here.
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Emergent Risk International

Emergent Risk International is a strategic intelligence and advisory firm specializing in training, analysis, briefings and strategies to address political and security risk. Emergent Risk International is a well - known innovation leader in the field of private sector intelligence. We build and staff intelligence functions in Fortune 500 companies, as well as providing access to high quality intelligence subscriptions and IT tools all designed specifically for private sector analysts by private sector analysts. Read a case study featuring Emergent Risk International here.
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Empathic Security Cultures LLC

Business success is directly impacted by a company’s security culture which influences employee engagement, talent retention, and talent attraction – 3 areas business leaders value most. Empathic Security Cultures LLC guides security leaders to embrace the complex non-linear art of positive human connection to combine with their existing traditional security and business acumen. With 42 years of pure corporate security management experience with General Motors, Kimberly-Clark, Levi Strauss & Co., Temple-Inland (CSO), Cardinal Health, and 100+ Fortune 500® clients, the founder synthesizes front-line security experience and wisdom with psychology, social psychology, and neuroscience concepts and insights.
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Evidencity combats modern slavery through investigative due diligence, financial inclusion and global supply chain transparency. Best described as an open source research engine, our tech-enabled service is available in 30 languages, and covers over 70 emerging and edge markets. Evidencity uncovers the hard truths required to conduct business ethically. We do so in a scalable, cost-effective way through a hybrid approach that includes both a data solution and on-the-ground research capabilities. Read a case study featuring Evidencity here.
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Eyeforce – Eyeforce Remote Guarding Solutions

We're in the business of securing your people and critical assets. Eyeforce's video monitoring command center is equipped with state-of-the-art video and two-way audio technology. Video signals are received on the cloud allowing Eyeforce personnel to monitor your facilities video either live or recorded. Our security personnel can listen or make announcements to individuals at your facility while monitoring their activities. Our remote video monitoring services excels where traditional alarm monitoring companies fail. Read a case study featuring Eyeforce here.
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Factal provides the most precise news geolocation and proximity analysis on the market. Securely import locations, and we'll notify you when news happens nearby – down to the meter. Our AI detects early signals across dozens of languages and thousands of open data sources. Then our 24/7 editors verify it – fast. Still want unverified signals? You can have that, too. Read a case study featuring Factal here.
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4Discovery is a boutique consulting firm that provides computer forensics, electronic discovery, and information security services. Our founders have decades of experience at helping lawyers and businesses solve complex electronic discovery challenges with a court-tested record of proven results and vast experience in board level consulting to Fortune 500 companies for significant electronic discovery and information protection matters.
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Foushée Group, Inc. Charter Partner

A nationwide management consulting firm specializing in security compensation program design and research. The firm's staff has conducted comprehensive compensation studies and specific projects for over 1,100 organizations in a wide range of industries.Content Expert Faculty: Steve Walker
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Hakimo is a technology company that builds a smart monitoring platform powered by artificial intelligence for enterprise physical security teams. Hakimo was founded by AI researchers from Stanford University and is funded by top Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Read a case study featuring Hakimo here
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Hetherington Group

With over two decades of expertise, Hetherington Group is a leader in investigative due diligence, corporate intelligence, and cyber investigations. We track down and expose vital data on national and international investigations; train thousands of investigators in the public and private sectors annually; and share our expertise in this increasingly data-intensive, cyber focused-world through the publication of blogs, factsheets, and recognized investigative reference books. Read a case study featuring Hetherington Group here
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HiveWatch is an end-to-end Security Operations Management Platform built for corporate physical security teams to enhance their existing security technologies. HiveWatch simplifies and centralizes disparate systems and solutions, streamlines operations, and empowers your physical security team to make data-driven decisions. Built by experienced security professionals, HiveWatch was created to solve some of the industry's biggest challenges with features such as false alarm reduction, lack of security program data and analytics, emergency services communication (911), and device health monitoring. Without the need to “rip-and-replace” legacy hardware, HiveWatch solutions are quick to deploy and easy to scale.
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IPTalons, Inc.

Based in Dallas, Texas, IPTalons, Inc. is a managed security service provider specializing in turnkey solutions that enhance insider threat management programs and research security compliance initiatives. IPTalons provides managed services that identify, assess, investigate, and remediate insider and outsider risks to client research assets, intellectual property, trade secrets, and other proprietary knowledge assets. IPTalons builds and improves insider threat programs by conducting program effectiveness assessments, implementing proven security compliance policies and procedures, leveraging a proprietary, global Conflict of Interest (COI) threat intelligence subscription platform, and advising on insider threat incident management and investigation best practices. Read a case study featuring IPTalons here
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Kaseware addresses many challenges faced by security and safety organizations regarding dispatch, case management, and investigative analytics. Developed by former FBI cyber agents, Kaseware enables safety and security teams to respond, investigate and resolve incidents, sharing relevant information while protecting what is sensitive. This breaks down silos, which allows for a drastic reduction in duplicate efforts, eye-opening analytics incorporating all relevant details, and accelerated response and time-to-resolution. This ultimately leads to a safer environment for employees, customers, and the communities of our clients. Read a case study featuring the Kaseware solution here.
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LifeRaft's threat intelligence platform, Navigator, enables security teams to more efficiently monitor and investigate digital sources for security issues relating to a company's people, property, and assets. Using Navigator saves teams valuable time and resources by automating the collection of intelligence and providing the tools to investigate and validate threats in real time. Read a case study featuring LifeRaft here.
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Oberman Thompson, LLC Charter Partner

A law firm primarily representing businesses in the areas of labor and employment law and commercial litigation. Oberman Thompson lawyers frequently provide training for companies and organizations in various employment-related topics including sexual harassment, discrimination, leave policies, workplace violence, and wage and hour matters, as well as hiring, discipline and termination. Content Expert Faculty: John Thompson
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Ontic makes software that corporate and government security professionals use to proactively manage threats, mitigate risks, and make businesses stronger. Built by security and software professionals, the Ontic Platform connects and unifies critical data, business processes, and collaborators in one place, consolidating security intelligence and operations. We call this Connected Intelligence. Ontic serves corporate security teams across key functions, including intelligence, investigations, GSOC, executive protection, and security operations. Read a case study featuring Ontic here.
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Park Dietz & Associates, Inc. (PD&A)Charter Partner

A forensic consulting firm that brings together the talents of 27 leading authorities in a variety of related disciplines. Disciplines include: Forensic psychiatry, Criminology, Criminal investigative analysis and Forensic social work.
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Pate Group

Pate Group is the proven Leader and Integrator in the secure communications market, developing the Integrity Systems Communications (ISC) Suite. The ISC suite provides globally available secure mobile apps (cellphone, laptop & desktop), Hardened & Tempest tested cellphones, and unique, Transport-Agnostic Mobile Broadband Edge Networks for remote applications. This provides the client with the capability to utilize a fully integrated secure communications package across their enterprise based on their current requirements, which can vary dramatically day by day. Read a case study featuring Pate Group here.
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Pine Risk Management

Pine Risk Management is a security integrity company. They test, improve, validate, and certify successful security programs that protect corporations and governments. Through physical penetration assessments, stress-tests, and control validation reviews, they enhance security systems, strengthen counterintelligence and insider threat programs, and direct budgets to validated security measures.
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Goodbye point-in-time rechecks. Continuous real-time employee screening is the only legitimate way to ensure that your workforce, clients, and brand are protected from employees’ criminal activities. Read a case study featuring PostHire here.
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Prosegur Security – Global Risk Services

The Prosegur Global Risk Services business unit has Risk Management experts which focus is to detect, monitor and implement measures to prevent and/or mitigate incidents that could result in significant losses. We are comprised of specialized professionals with proven experience in Global Protection Services, Risk Management/Advisory, Corporate Investigations and Risk Operations Center/Intelligent Services. Our record and reputation within the security industry is well known and indisputable. Read a case study featuring Prosegur Security here.
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Reliable Cash Solutions

RCS are Security specialists with 50+ years of experience that provide services focused on cash and intelligence management with government contractors, high security cage companies, and US safe manufacturers.
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Transform your security department with Resolver's AI Enabled Corporate Security Solution. Our incident, investigation, risk, threat, and security operations applications will help you use your resources more effectively to be a strategic business partner to your business. Resolver solutions are used globally by over 800 organizations. Our experience allows us to bring best practice to each implementation. As no two businesses are the same, our experienced team personalizes solutions to each customer's unique needs using Resolver's no-code platform. The result is a solution that is powerful yet delightfully easy to use.Read a case study featuring Resolver here.
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Sentry Enterprises

The Sentry Universal Identity Platform provides absolute proof of identity for all physical and digital transactions across every market vertical, providing the comprehensive and highly secure platform the market demands. We apply identity standards, such as FIDO2 and OpenID, integrating them with the power of Web3 technology and Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) along with the typical entry point standards such as HID, Allegion, LEGIC, LEAF, PIV and TWIC. Sentry's products and solutions are unmatched in quality, yield, and sustainability. Proudly made in America! Read a case study featuring Sentry Enterprises here.
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Sigma7 is a new kind of global risk information and services platform designed to enhance value by helping organizations dramatically improve the way they assess, mitigate and respond to risk. Read a case study featuring Sigma7 here.
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Threat Assessment Group (TAG) Charter Partner

TAG originated with the recognition that organizations and individuals need help coping with the irrational, abnormal, and dangerous behavior of others. Whether the problem is a threatening employee, domestic violence or kidnapping, TAG meets the need for rapid, expert, confidential guidance.
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Verensics is a unique on-line employee risk assessment, which exposes information that background screening fails to identify, including: (1) admissions of involvement in criminal activity or counterproductive behaviors, regardless of whether the activities have been reported to authorities, (2) tolerance of criminal activity or counterproductive behaviors, and (3) attempts to conceal information, or evade a topic. Our proprietary algorithm monitors and analyzes candidate performance in real-time. Verensics enhances our clients' candidate and employee vetting processes, making sure they have the right people on the job. Read a case study featuring Verensics here.