Archive for February 2018

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New Member Profile: GJD Manufacturing Ltd.

As the Security Industry Association (SIA) expands, new members overseas find attractive opportunities to get involved. Take GJD Manufacturing Ltd. for example. GJD opened a U.S. office in Los Angeles, and so it joined SIA although its headquarters is in the United Kingdom. SIA chatted with GJD’s Paul Tibbenham about the future of the company,…

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Body-Worn and Mobile Video and Sensor Networks

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SIA Education@ISC West will provide conferees with more than 80 sessions of valuable information on important topics in the security industry at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas on April 10-12. Robert Ehlers, Vice President of Business Development, RGB Spectrum, will present Body-Worn and Mobile Video and Sensor Networks on Thursday, April 12, at 9:45…

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Security Matters Podcast Episode 1: An Interview with Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly

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We’re pleased to announce the first podcast from the Security Industry Association (SIA) — Security Matters. In every episode of Security Matters, we’re bringing you stories of security, profiles of leaders, and discussions of business issues facing our industry. This episode, our very first, begins with the story of Ray Kelly. The two-time leader of…

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SIA Announces Security Project Management Resources at ISC West 2018

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Las Vegas, Nevada—Project managers attending ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas on April have multiple opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills in the security industry with education and information provided by the Security Industry Association (SIA). “SIA’s security project manager offerings are the only education and certification resources tailored specifically for project managers in…

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The Security Buzz: February 9, 2018

Industry News SIA Member company G4S sent staff from across the country to work Super Bowl Live. The Minneapolis-based firm that was providing security at Super Bowl Live was replaced by G4S after information was discovered that insufficient background checks had been conducted on their employees. The events leading up to Super Bowl began on Jan. 26…

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SIA New Member Profile: Cobalt Robotics

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Few technologies capture the imagination like robots, and Cobalt Robotics is a new company that manufactures robot patrol guards! The company, based in Palo Alto, California, is a new member of the Security Industry Association (SIA), and we were pleased to catch up with CEO and Co-founder Travis Deyle to discuss why patrol robots offer…

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SIA to Testify Against Vermont Right to Repair Bill

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Montpellier, VT—SIA Government Relations Manager Joe Hoellerer will appear before the Vermont Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 7, as a witness in opposition to S. 180, the Vermont Fair Repair Act. The Security Industry Association (SIA) has concerns that requirements in the legislation would harm companies in the security industry, where SIA represents more than 800…

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SIA Appoints New Chair to Helm Young Professionals Group

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Silver Spring, Md.—Brendan McFall, Technical Project Manager, Northland Controls, became the new chair of the SIA RISE Networking Group, volunteering his time to support career resources for young professionals in the security industry, announced the Security Industry Association (SIA) today. SIA RISE offers networking events, job resources, scholarships and professional development to young professionals at…

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