Archive for March 2019

Stadium of the Future
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SIA, NCS4 and ISC West Partner to Deliver Education on the Stadium of the Future

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SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA), the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and ISC West are partnering to provide education on the critical issue of stadium security at ISC West 2019, occurring April 9-12 at the Sands Expo Center in Las…

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State Contractor Monitoring and School Security Legislation Updates

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has joined an industry-led coalition expressing concerns about legislation proposed in more than 25 states to impose onerous new requirements on state contractors that could compromise employee privacy and cybersecurity while unnecessarily increasing costs, particularly for security integrators.  Lawmakers in several states filed bills that would impose a new requirement…

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SIA New Member Profile: IMEG Corp.

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member IMEG Corp. is one of the largest design consulting firms in the United States, specializing in high-performing building systems, infrastructure, program management and construction-related services. IMEG’s Security Group specializes in developing advanced security measures for new and existing facilities. The company has more than 40 locations in the U.S.…

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Artificial Intelligence in Video Surveillance: Advantages Over Previous Technologies

The speed of development of artificial intelligence (AI) has aided its adoption in several industries, and the physical security market is increasingly looking to adopt AI applications, particularly in the case of deep learning algorithms in the video surveillance market. AI in Physical Security, a white paper produced for SIA in partnership with IHS Markit,…

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ISC West Session Preview: The Great Biometric Debate

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ISC West 2019 is quickly approaching! In addition to great networking, special events and new products and technologies, attendees have access to 85+ top-quality training sessions through SIA Education@ISC. While panels are common at ISC West, on Thursday, April 11, attendees can attend a session with a twist that hasn’t been done before. Instead of featuring panelists…

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Juliette Kayyem

Meet the Women in Security Forum Breakfast @ ISC West Speaker: Q&A With Juliette Kayyem

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) is looking forward to its Women in Security Forum Breakfast @ ISC West on Friday, April 12, featuring insights from special guest Juliette Kayyem, a national leader in America’s homeland security efforts. Kayyem previously served as President Obama’s assistant secretary for intergovernmental affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Massachusetts…

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ISC West Introduces 2019 SIA Education@ISC Sessions Tackling Biggest Converged and Physical Security Industry Issues

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ISC West & the Security Industry Association debut educational session lineup covering range of cyber-physical, public safety and security topics LAS VEGAS, Nev. – ISC West, the largest converged security event in the U.S., today introduces the lineup for its 2019 education sessions, in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA). In partnership…

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Chris Grniet
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Security Industry Association Names Chris Grniet as Committee Chair of the Year for 2018

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Grniet, who spearheads the SIA New Product Showcase Committee, will be honored at The Advance at ISC West 2019. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Chris Grniet, CPP, as the recipient of the 2018 SIA Committee Chair of the Year Award, which recognizes individuals for excellence in leading SIA committees and…

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Back by Popular Demand: Don’t Miss These Sessions at ISC West 2019

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ISC West is quickly approaching – in addition to great networking, special events and new products and technologies, attendees have access to 85+ top-quality training sessions through SIA Education@ISC. With so many education sessions to choose from, you might be wondering which ones to mark on your calendar. Here, the Security Industry Association (SIA) shares…

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Ray Coulombe

SIA Member Profile: SecuritySpecifiers

Security Industry Association (SIA) member SecuritySpecifiers started in 2010 as an online database service to allow companies to connect with security consultants and design engineers. SecuritySpecifiers, based in Rhode Island, interfaces with consultants and manufacturers worldwide. SIA spoke with Ray Coulombe, managing director of SecuritySpecifiers, about the company, the security industry and working with SIA.…

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