Who We Are
The Security Industry Association (SIA) is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with over 1,100 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry.
The world’s leading association for security solutions.
To be a catalyst for success within the global security industry through information, insight and influence.
What We Do
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 collaboration with other like-minded organizations. As the premier 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 GovSummit, 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. Our member communities, such as the SIA Women in Security Forum and the SIA RISE young professionals group, bring together peers to help grow and shape our industry.
SIA protects and advances our members' interests by:
Advocating pro-industry policies and legislation on Capitol Hill and throughout the 50 states
SIA advocates for policies and legislation that drive business opportunities in a wide range of vertical markets, including health care, ports, transit and education. The industry's premier public policy event, SIA's annual GovSummit, brings policymakers and stakeholders together to address federal and state initiatives affecting the security industry.
Producing leading-edge global market research
SIA delivers trusted research and analysis that keeps members informed of market and industry trends. This market intelligence helps our members build and sustain profitable, growth-oriented businesses.
Creating open industry standards that enable integration
An ANSI-accredited standards developer, SIA creates standards that are open, enable easy integration of diverse components and provide a means to establish predictable levels of performance. Participants shape the future of the industry, acquire industry intelligence and enable rapid acceptance of products in new markets.
Advancing industry professionalism through education and training
SIA professional and technical programs include SIA Education@ISC conference sessions and project management and skills assessment tools. These resources provide members and their channel partners with the skills and knowledge to succeed.
Opening global market opportunities
SIA's strategic alliances with industry trade organizations across the globe reveal new opportunities in established and emerging markets. As the sole sponsor of the ISC Expos, the world's largest security trade shows and conferences, we ensure members have access to top-level buyers and influencers.