The Certified Anti-Terrorism Officer (cATO™) credential is the global
benchmark for recognizing career achievement and knowledge in the protection of
facilities, organizations, and the public against acts of terrorism.
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advancing your professional career.
All Certified Anti-Terrorism Officer (cATO™) candidates are required to
comply with essential eligibility requirements and complete the cATO™
application and examination.
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Each candidate for certification is required to pass the cATO™
Certification Examination to measure their knowledge of anti-terrorism and
related risk management topics.
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The cATO™ Body of Knowledge includes a wide spectrum of topics related to
contemporary terrorism and the protection of facilities and the public against
acts of terrorism.
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IACSP offers several ways to prepare for the Certified Anti-Terrorism
Officer (cATO™) Certification Examination including live seminars, online
training/review courses, and independent study.
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Eligibility for cATO™ certification is limited to active members of the
International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals
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