Michael Glasser

Mr. Glasser’s professional background includes two decades of professional experience providing security consulting, systems design and program management for major corporations and organizations.  He has provided security assessments, CPTED design, systems design, specification development, technical consultation, IT integration consultation, systems installation and project management services.  Projects have been located in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and additional locations around the world.      

Michael is currently on a full time embedded consulting assignment with a Fortune 50 company.  As such, Michael is only considering consulting engagements that accommodate this position and offer no conflict of interest with this client.

Areas of Expertise

  • Physical & Electronic Security Design, Consulting and Engineering 
  • Physical Security Hardware and Technology
  • Physical Security Red Team
  • Premises Security
  • Security Management 
  • Information Security Policy and Technology
  • Operational Security Penetration Testing

Professional Certifications / Licenses / Degrees / Awards

  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • ASIS Physical Security Professional (PSP)
  • ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
  • ASIS Professional Certified Investigator (PCI)
  • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • EC-Council Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA)
  • New York State Burglar and Fire Alarm License
  • New York State Approved Security System and Fire Alarm Instructor
  • New Jersey State Burglar Alarm License
  • New Jersey State Fire Alarm License
  • ALOA Certified Registered Locksmith (CRL)
  • NAAA Certified Security Technician
  • Named to 2017 Security System News 20 Under 40 End User list
  • UL Standards Technical Panel Member for the following standards:
    • UL 294  Standard for Access Control System Units
      UL 294B Standard for Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Power Sources for Access Control Systems and Equipment
      UL 365  Standard for Police Station Connected Burglar Alarm Units and Systems
      UL 437  Standard for Key Locks
      UL 603  Standard for Power Supplies for Use with Burglar-Alarm Systems
      UL 606  Linings and Screens for Use with Burglar-Alarm Systems
      UL 609  Standard for Local Burglar Alarm Units and Systems
      UL 634  Standard for Connectors and Switches for Use with Burglar-Alarm Systems
      UL 636  Standard for Holdup Alarm Units and Systems
      UL 639  Standard for Intrusion-Detection Units
      UL 752  Standard for Bullet-Resisting Equipment
      UL 768  Standard for Combination Locks
      UL 887  Standard for Delayed-Action Timelocks
      UL 972  Standard for Burglary Resisting Glazing Material
      UL 985  Standard for Household Fire Warning System Units
      UL 1023 Standard for Household Burglar-Alarm System Units
      UL 1034 Standard for Burglary-Resistant Electric Locking Mechanisms
      UL 1037 Standard for Antitheft Alarms and Devices
      UL 1076 Standard for Proprietary Burglar Alarm Units and Systems
      UL 1610 Standard for Central-Station Burglar-Alarm Units
      UL 1635 Standard for Digital Alarm Communicator System Units
      UL 1637 Standard for Home Health Care Signaling Equipment
      UL 2044 Standard for Commercial Closed-Circuit Television Equipment
      UL 2058 Outline of Investigation for High-Security Electronic Locks
      UL 2802 Standard for Performance Testing of Camera Image Quality


  • Thomas Edison University – Trenton, New Jersey
    BS in Business Administration – September 2016
    Thomas Fletcher Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement

Lecturer and speaker for industry at past conferences including but not limited to:

  • ASIS International - Las Vegas, NV
  • ASIS International - Tampa, FL
  • ASIS International - Morristown, NJ
  • ASIS International - East Brunswick, NJ
  • BlackHat - Las Vegas
  • HOPE - New York
  • DefCon - Las Vegas
  • Microsoft Homeland Security Conference - Honolulu, HI
  • Tyco Financial Security Symposium - Miami, FL

Glasser Security Group

Glasser Security Group

Brooklyn, NY 11204-0019

Phone: +1 (551) 795-6700

                  Alan Glasser

​Alan Glasser has 51 years in the security industry with diverse experience in security industry manufacturing, distribution, locksmithing, and retail security system sales.  He is a highly sought-after symposium and seminar speaker for the industry, trade, and private organizations; a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist; a prolific writer with hundreds of bylines in the security industry; a Certified Instructor for various alarm associations; and an adjunct professor at New York City College of Technology/CUNY. 

  • New York State Licensed: Business of Installing, Servicing, or Maintaining Security or Fire Alarm Systems.
  • New York State Licensed: Watch Guard & Patrol Agency.
  • New York State Licensed / Certified Instructor for the alarm licensing law.
  • Founder and first Secretary of the New York Burglar and Fire Alarm Association.
  • Executive Director of the Metropolitan Burglar & Fire Alarm Association of NY, Inc.
  • First Executive Director of the New York Fire Alarm Association, Inc., (Past).
  • President of the New York Low Voltage Contractor’s Association, Inc.
  • Past President of the Metropolitan Burglar & Fire Alarm Association.
  • Adjunct professor at New York City College of Technology/CUNY: Electronic Security Systems Installer Program.
  • Certified National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association’s (NBFAA) National Training School (NTS) Instructor (Past).
  • Certified National Alarm Association of America Instructor (Past).
  • Certified Instructor for the New York Security Technicians Association, Inc.
  • Certified Instructor for the Alarm Training Center.
  • NICET Test-Prep Instructor for the Alarm Training Center.
  • New York City Licensed Locksmith (Past).
  • New York State Air National Guard Fire Protection Specialist E6 (Past).
  • Industry writer with more than 1,050 published articles on security, sales and marketing and other related topics of interest.
  • Lecturer and speaker for industry at the International Security Conference and other local and national conventions.
  • Federal Communications Commission licensed Radio Amateur Operator Extra Class NY2G.
  • Recipient of the first National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association “Supreme Alarm Signal Writing” award.
  • Unique combination of real hands-on systems expertise and proven marketing and sales skills.​