The leading organization for minority security professionals.
Impart professional resources to aid in the integration of security
management into business operations.
Provide education and training to keep practitioners and students
abreast of current trends in security operations and technology.
Assist in professional networking in order to facilitate the
exchange of information, ideas, knowledge and experience.
Developing future industry leaders for tomorrow’s domestic and
global security challenges.
The International Organization of Black Security Executive (IOBSE) is
a non-profit organization. The IOBSE was founded in 1982
by six black men who were attending the American Society for
Industrial Security (now ASIS International) conference in New
Orleans, Louisiana. The founders are shown below:
From left to right: Berele S. Brereton, Curtis Hayes,
Marshall Thomas, Oliver Wainwright.
Not shown: Stonewall Scott