SMI is the security industry’s leader in the CARVER Target Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment Methodology.

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“The CARVER Methodology is one of the most effective tools that a security professional can use.”
- General James L. Jones, Former U.S. National Security Advisor

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- William J. Esposito, Former Deputy Director of FBI

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CARVER Course November 19 - 21, 2019 in Tysons Corner, VA DETAILS
CARVER Course TBD 2020 in Las Vegas, NV DETAILS
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Mitigating Risk & Securing Your Future

Security Management International (SMI) is a global security consulting and intelligence advisory firm. Based in the Washington DC metro area, our principal services include target analysis and vulnerability assessments, counter-espionage, due-diligence and investigations, executive training, crisis response planning, competitive intelligence and technical operations. These services are used by numerous US and international clientele, including varying levels of government, Fortune 500 companies, utilities, law firms and associations.

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