Independent Security Consultants
Partial list of independent and non-product specific certifications
"For the past several years I have been associated with Michael Glasser on a board range of the security projects, and from the first, he proved himself to be a take charge professional. His extensive knowledge and experience in security protocol and procedures, has more than once turned a difficult project around. He’s got the ability to quickly identify a situation, delivering sound and reasonable judgments, putting the project on course toward a successful completion. It’s been a pleasure working with him."
-- William J. Gentile RA
Sr Associate-Sr Project Architect
HLW International LLP
"As Sr. Project Architect responsible for coordination of the consultant team, I had the pleasure of working with Michael on a large and complicated project. His expertise with both security and hardware systems -- and his willingness to share this knowledge was an invaluable contribution to the success of the project. His attention to detail and follow-thru can only be described as extraordinary. I happily offer Michael my highest recommendation."
-- Maya Schali Architect AIA, LEED® AP BD+C
Sr. Project Architect
HOK Group Inc.
"I worked with Michael in both a colleague and client relationship basis. His technical knowledge and task oriented approach to providing sound security solutions continue to distinguish him as a leader in his field. His attention to detail and innovative approach earn the respect of his co- workers and clients from all industries he provides support for."
-- Michael Magrane
Global Physical Security Manager
Marsh & McClennan Companies Inc
"I have worked with Michael on many projects and one thing is clear – he is committed to ensuring that the services he’s providing exceed his customers’ expectations. Michael’s attention to detail and his enthusiasm for his work is refreshing and inspiring. His thorough understanding of technology allows him to provide comprehensive security programs that incorporate the right solutions and products. And, if Michael doesn’t know something, it’s not beneath him to do the research or pick up the phone and ask a question. I respect that."
-- Rick Mohr
Director, North America Sales, PACS,
"Michael is an exceptional consultant and advisor, with the technical depth to hold his own with anyone, yet be able to abstract that to the level of anyone he is working with. He is always ahead of the curve, and it shows whenever I discuss the industry with him. Knowledgeable, trustworthy and a true professional, I will always value his advice."
-- Dr Bob Banerjee
Senior Director, Training and Development,
NICE Systems (Qognify)
"Michael is a detail oriented Security Consultant with a knowledge of both traditional and newer IP based security systems. Michael always goes out of his way to independently research and test products and makes a product recommendations which are best for his clients security needs, but not biased to any particular company or technology. He is one of the most knowledgeable consultants I have had the pleasure of working with and is known and respected in the security industry."
-- Brian Carle
Director of Product Strategy
"I've worked with Michael on several projects where his creativity and dedication to solving his client's needs challenged us to develop new products or functions to meet Michael's exact specifications. Anyone working with Michael will soon discover that he is a ferocious advocate for his clients needs and is tireless in his follow-up to make sure the goal is accomplished."
-- Mark Berger
President & Chief Product Officer
Securitech Group, Inc.
"Michael is a detail oriented professional with a true passion for what he does. He is a tireless worker, extremely knowledgeable, very approachable, and highly ethical. With a firm understanding of the history of the security industry, where it currently is, and where it is going- Michael is the Security Consultant you want designing your system."
-- Scott Rowe
Senior National Account Manager,
Securitas Electronic Security, Incorporated
"I had the good fortune to attend an all-day class conducted by Michael as part of a security and fire safety certification course. He was able to animate often dry technical material with practical insights and stimulating discussion. Michael's easy engaging teaching style attests to his extensive knowledge and experience in this industry. "
-- Arion Kalpaxis
ACM Systems LLC
"I had the opportunity to meet Michael when I attended the NY Metropolitan Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (MBFAA) licensee training in 2013. Michael is extremely knowledgeable of security systems, and a pleasure to learn from. He is absolutely an incredible teacher. He captivates every student's attention, and makes the class interesting even for inexperienced attendees. I am extremely glad I had the opportunity to learn from Michael Glasser."
-- Michael LaPunzina
IDR Technology Solutions LLC.
The Certified Protection Professional (CPP)® credential provides demonstrable proof of knowledge and management skills in seven key domains of security. Those who earn the CPP are ASIS board-certified in security management.
The Physical Security Professional (PSP)® credential provides demonstrable knowledge and experience in threat assessment and risk analysis; integrated physical security systems; and the appropriate identification, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of security measures. Those who earn the PSP are ASIS board certified in physical security.
The Professional Certified Investigator (PCI)® credential provides demonstrable proof of an individual's knowledge and experience in case management, evidence collection, and preparation of reports and testimony to substantiate findings. Those who earn the PCI are ASIS board-certified in investigations.
CISSP® - Certified Information Systems Security Professional
The vendor-neutral CISSP certification is the ideal credential for those with proven deep technical and managerial competence, skills, experience, and credibility to design, engineer, implement, and manage their overall information security program to protect organizations from growing sophisticated attacks. Not only is the CISSP an objective measure of excellence, but also a globally recognized standard of achievement.
New York State Certified Security and Fire Alarm System Instructor
Glasser Security Group