Convergint is a sponsor of 2019 ASIS International’s Security Certification Accelerator Scholarship Competition, which offers eligible security professionals throughout the world an opportunity to receive the CPP certification. Convergint’s sponsorship has paid for 133 security practitioners from the U.S. and 43 other countries to get their CPP certification this year. This financial contribution is part of Convergint’s social responsibility efforts to support professional growth and advancement of the security professionals both in the U.S. and overseas.
Scholarship recipients have been enthusiastic about an opportunity to qualify for CPP and look forward to putting their newly acquired knowledge and skills into good practice.
Recognized internationally as a benchmark of professionalism in security management, the CPP (Certified Protection Professional) certification is one of the most distinguished certifications for security specialists. In order to qualify for CPP, candidate’s knowledge and skills are tested in the major security areas, including business and security principles and practices, investigations, physical security, information security, personnel security, and crisis management.
Founded in 1955 and headquartered in Virginia, ASIS International is a global professional organization for security professionals with over 240 chapters around the world. ASIS offers a range of education programs, publications, and events to help security practitioners grow professionally.