ASIS offers three certifications that provide an objective measure of an individual's knowledge, skills, and abilities: Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), and Physical Security Professional (PSP).

In order to earn a CPP, PCI, or PSP credential, applicants must meet stringent education and work experience. In addition, the comprehensive exam requires a great deal of preparation a commitment of both time and energy.

  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP)®- demonstrated knowledge and experience in all areas of security management

  • Professional Certified Investigator (PCI)®- demonstrated education and/or experience in the fields of case management, evidence collection, and case presentation

  • Physical Security Professional (PSP)®- demonstrated experience in physical security assessment, the application, design and integration of physical security systems, and implementation of physical security measures

Our Credentials

Keep you up-to-date: ASIS continually conducts in-depth studies to ensure that our credentials actually reflect the current skills, knowledge and best practices you need to succeed.

Encourage professional growth: You never have to worry about an ASIS certification becoming obsolete. Our recertification requirement ensures you earn continuing professional education (CPE) credits, which encourages you to continually develop your skills and stay current as the profession changes.

Increase your earning potential: ASIS certification offers financial benefits—The annual Security Management U.S. Salary Survey consistently shows that certification positively impacts security manager salaries.

Enjoy worldwide recognition: ASIS certifications help you stand out and better market yourself to prospective employers. Part of that marketability comes from the prestige of ASIS certifications. ASIS has provided security certifications for 36 years, and our CPP certification was the first designed specifically for security managers.


The European Security Academy is prefered partner of the ASIS Benelux Chapter to study and prepair for the exams.