Security Consultant Qualifications

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TESTIMONIAL: "(Michael Minieri) is a more qualified consultant working with us in King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center - Riyadh. We benefit a lot from his experience in getting his recommendations for safety and security engineering for one of our projects. He also prepared an excellent evacuation plan in case of emergency for King Abdullah Center for Oncology and Liver Disease tower. Thanks Michael"

Eng.Abdullah Al-Rowaili ,Bs.,AFM,MBA
Facility Informatics Officer - KFSHRC
Saudi Arabia



  • CPP - Certified Protection Professional (ASIS) Board Certified in Security Management

  • CSC - Certified Security Consultant (IAPSC)

  • CST - Certified Security Trainer (ASET)

  • CPOI - Certified Protection Officer Instructor and prerequisite CPO (IFPO)

  • CCO - Certified Confidentiality Officer (BECCA)

  • CET - Certified Engineering Technologist (NICET Level III)

  • CFPS - Certified Fire Protection Specialist (NFPA/SFPE)

  • CSM - Certified Safety Manager (NASP)

  • Certified in Sandia RAM (Risk Assessment Methodology)

  • Certified Senior (Security) Alarm Instructor (NBFAA) (now ESA)

  • Certified Senior Fire Alarm Instructor (NBFAA)

  • Certified Alarm Installer (with Honors) -  (NAAA)

  • Certified Fire Inspector - Florida State Fire College

  • Licensed Journeyman Low Voltage Electrician - State of Washington

  • Licensed Alarm Company Administrator - State of California

  • Licensed to Carry Concealed Weapons in 34 States in the USA

  • Licensed Captain - U.S. Coast Guard ('86-'06 - obtained for ISPS use)

INDUSTRY AFFAIRS PARTICIPATION - Giving Back to our Profession through Volunteerism!


  • 1992 MVP (Most Valuable Person) in the Florida Alarm Industry as voted by the membership of the Alarm Association of Florida.

  • Two time recipient of the DAVIS PRODUCTIVITY AWARD for outstanding fiscal efficiency and excellence in productivity as a government employee of the State of Florida.

  • Recipient of the SILVER PIONEERS AWARD as one of the 25 greatest contributors to the Florida alarm industry in the first 25 year history of the Alarm Association of Florida .

  • Numerous less formal awards and honors in appreciation by many of our Clients.

PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA - An Authoritative & Internationally Recognized Expert Resource for Professional Knowledge!

Frequently published, cited, referenced and quoted in magazines, books, newspapers, educational  course materials and other media on physical security, fire protection and  life safety issues; Some documents available or linked on the DOWNLOADS page. A representative sampling is listed below;

  • Featured as the exclusive interview and cover story of SDM Magazine by Allan B. Colombo

  • "Security Strategies for Terrorism" - author - Security Middle East Magazine

  • "Chemical Plant Security" - cover story in Chemical Week Magazine

  • Expert Article on School Security contributing author - Campus Safety Magazine

  • "Don't Lock in Fire Code Violations" author - ASIS Security Management Magazine

  • "Addressable Systems Help Save Lives, Time" author - Security Sales Magazine,

  • "Beyond Traditional Fire Detection" - article by Allan B. Colombo in Facility Executive Magazine

  • "Unified Fire Codes Can Simplify Your Life" article Part 1 Part 2  Security Sales Magazine,

  • "Security Locks vs. Life Safety" - article by Allan B. Colombo in Locksmith Ledger International Magazine

  • "Introduction to Private Security - 5th Edition" - Book by Karen M Hess

  • "Trade Secret Theft, Industrial Espionage and The China Threat" Book by Carl Roper

  • "The Best of Kinks and Hints" (about Alarm Systems)  Book by Allan B. Colombo

  • "The Responders' Handbook: Responding with Knowledge" - Book by Michael L. Madigan

  • "Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Liabilities in Information Security" - Book by M. Gupta / R. Sharman

  • "World-class Contracting: 100+ Best Practices For Building Successful Business Relationships" - eBook by Gregory A. Garrett

  • “Exposed Chemicals Prompt Evacuations” Newspaper Article by Catherine Hosman – Texas Bulletin Vol 136, Issue 13 pg 1

  • "Sensitive Security Information Course Guide, 1st Edition" - by American Board for Certification in Homeland Security

  • "Security Management Course / Industrial Espionage" - by American Public University System

  • "Business 301" Course Material - University of Nairobi

  • "Fire Regulations on Door Locks" - Article by Mark Fitzpatrick

  • "Analysis of Current IT Issue"  - Essay by Mighty Students

  • Article Peer Reviewer - Journal of Physical Security

  • former Book Peer Reviewer - Journal of Security Education (now Journal of Applied Security)



  • Lectured at the INTERNATIONAL SECURITY CONFERENCE (ISC) at least once or twice annually from 92-98

  • Lecture: "Global Best Practices for World Class Airport Passenger Terminal Security" - PTME Conference 2008 (Abu Dhabi)

  • Lecture: "Security Risk Mitigation for Nuclear Facilities" - Nuclear New Build - 2nd Annual Global Summit 2007 (London)

  • Lecture: "Hospitality Security & Terrorism: Technologies Role" - HOSTEC / EURHTEC 2006 (London)

  • Lecture: "Security Risk Management of Nuclear Facilities" - Nuclear Energy Finance Forum 2006 (London)

  • Lecture: "Security Assessment of Parking Facilities" - Texas Parking Association Conference 2005 (Dallas, Texas, USA)

  • Lecture: Certified Alarm Installations for CSAA Annual Meeting (Island of Nevis, West Indies)

  • Lecture: Future of Fire Alarm Technologyïfor Fire Dept of NYC following World Trade Center Bombing (NYC, NY, USA)

  • Lecture: Fundamentals of Fire Alarm Inspections for CIGNA Insurance annual loss prevention conference.



  • Sandia's Risk Assessment Methodology  (RAM) - AWWA

  • CCTV Systems Field Engineering - Factory

  • Fire Sprinkler Systems Engineering - National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA)

  • Project Management - National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA)

  • INERGEN Systems Engineering (clean agent Halon replacement) - Factory

  • VESDA Systems Engineering - Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (aspirated) - Factory

  • Pyrotronics Fire & Life Safety Systems Engineering (now Siemens) - Factory

  • Tyco-Simplex/Grinnelï Fire, Life Safety & Security Systems Engineering - Factory

  • Edwards (EST) Fire & Life Safety Systesm Engineering - Factory

  • Police/Security Firearms Instructor: Handgun, Shotgun and Rifle - NRA

  • Police/Security K-9 Handler - K-9 of Orlando

  • Airline Passenger Screening - as per the Federal Aviation Administration 14CFR (FAA)

  • Nuclear Facility Security Regulations - as per the Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10CFR (NRC)

  • Pursuit & High-Speed Driving - Florida State Patrol Academy

  • Bombs & Explosives (inservice) - Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)

  • Crime Scene Investigations (inservice) - Colorado Bureau of Investigations (CBI)

  • Interviewing & Interrogation - Inbau & Reid

  • Pre-Employment Test Validation - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

  • Advanced MSAccess Application Development - ExecuTrain

  • First Aid Instructor Certification - American Red Cross (ARC)

  • Lifeguard / Water Safety Certification - American Red Cross (ARC)

  • Employee Performance Appraisals/Evaluations - Mtn. States Employer's Council (MSEC)

  • Advanced Supervisory Skills - - Mtn. States Employer's Council (MSEC)

  • Unemployment Compensation Management - Mtn. States Employer's Council (MSEC)