Security Industry Association Opens Registration for Securing New Ground 2018

Securing New Ground 2017 Keynote Address Security Conference

SNG conference to be held Oct. 25–26 in New York City

Silver Spring, MD (April 24, 2018) – Registration is now open for the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) Securing New Ground (SNG)® conference, a two-day summit focused on the potential of the global security industry. This year’s event will highlight major trends such as emerging technologies, artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity threats, residential automation and mobile connectivity.

SIA will host SNG 2018 at the Edison Ballroom, located at 240 W. 47th Street, New York, NY, on Oct. 25 and 26. Additional information and registration can be found at

“Each year, Securing New Ground brings the leadership of the security industry together with serial entrepreneurs, analysts and investors, and they gather to examine the business of security,” said Don Erickson, CEO of the Security Industry Association. “SNG is an opportunity to explore new business models, learn how leading practitioners face risk and review the market disruption potential of emerging technologies.”

2018 SNG topics include:

  • Business Drivers Affecting Security Industry Growth
  • Investment and M&A Trends for Security Solutions Firms
  • Consumer Technology Adoption Impact on Security Product Development
  • Original Security Industry Market Research
  • How Strategic Planning of CISOs and CSOs Affects Technology Purchases
  • Smart Buildings and Smarter Cities
  • Emerging Technologies with Potential for Disruption
  • How AI, Deep Learning, Neural Networks and Big Data Are Changing the Security Business

Founded more than 20 years ago, SNG has become the “TED of security.” Today, SNG is the premier security business conference, focused on strategists, technologists and executive leadership – the people and companies defining the future of security. SNG’s primary business focuses include industry consolidation, funding and investment, strategic acquisitions, original market research, purchasing trends and new business models.

Register before Aug. 1 to save an extra $200 off the advance registration rate. Register and learn more at the SNG conference website.

About SIA

SIA ( is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with more than 850 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels, creating open industry standards that enable integration, advancing industry professionalism through education and training, opening global market opportunities and collaborating with other like-minded organizations. As a proud sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also enhances the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA Government Summit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers, and Securing New Ground, the security industry’s top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking.