Archive for September 2018

SIAThere New York City 2018

Recruiting Talent in the Security Space: Highlights From SIA’s Roundtable

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On Thursday, Sept. 20, in New York City, the Security Industry Association (SIA) hosted its networking roundtable series pilot event. The series offers an opportunity for an open discussion about topics that are important to security industry professionals. This platform allows professionals to discuss experiences and challenges, collaborate and share actionable ideas. Nearly 50 attendees gathered…

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Denis Hebert
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Security Industry Association Announces Denis R. Hebert Identity Management Scholarship Opportunity

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$10,000 in scholarship awards available to help in reaching professional development goals SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the new Denis R. Hebert Identity Management Scholarship. Each year, this program will offer two $5,000 scholarships for security professionals specializing in the field of identity management. The scholarship…

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Pat Comunale
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Security Industry Veteran Pat Comunale to Receive 2018 George R. Lippert Memorial Award

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Former Security Industry Association Board Member Recognized With High Honor for Service and Leadership in the Industry SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Pat Comunale, a longtime contributor to the security industry and former president of global security solutions at Anixter, as the 2018 recipient of the George R. Lippert…

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New Security Industry Association Report Examines Opportunities in the Robotic Security Market

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White paper produced exclusively for SIA members highlights how modern robotics can extend the capabilities of human security officers SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released a new report for SIA members examining the opportunities, benefits and reasons for growth presented by the robotic security market. Market Spotlight: Extending the Capabilities…

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GSA Reverse Industry Day 2018
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Physical Access Control Systems: Highlights From GSA’s Reverse Industry Training

On Sept. 17, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) held a physical access control system (PACS) reverse industry day training featuring remarks from industry, government and members and staff representing the Security Industry Association (SIA) and the Secure Technology Alliance (STA). The daylong event hosted at GSA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., was designed to improve contract…

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Valerie Thomas SNG 2018
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Ethical Hacker to Address Securing Physical Security’s Future at Securing New Ground

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) is gearing up for its annual executive conference, Securing New Ground (SNG), and we’re looking forward to an exciting lineup of discussions on the security business trends that matter most. One of this year’s keynote speakers – Valerie Thomas, executive information security consultant for Securicon – will forecast how the security of your systems…

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Erica McBride-Rapp
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Profile of a SIA RISE Scholarship Winner: Erica McBride-Rapp of Allegion

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Read our interview with McBride-Rapp, a 2017 winner of the RISE scholarship, and learn how you can apply for this year’s award! Applications are now being accepted for scholarships offered through the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) RISE program. The SIA RISE scholarship provides young security professionals with funds for professional development courses and/or academic programs.…

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