Advocacy

SIA's government relations staff and volunteers work diligently on efforts that matter to our members and to the safety of our citizens.

Latest Federal Data Privacy Proposal Stalls in Committee: What It Means for the Security Industry

Prior to the planned markup, SIA and 21 other national trade associations expressed concerns about this latest APRA proposal and the problematic changes to its biometric provisions.

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Key Dismissal of BIPA Case Upheld in Federal Court: What SIA Members Need to Know

On June 17, 2024, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s…

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Latest Federal Data Privacy Proposal Stalls in Committee: What It Means for the Security Industry

Meanwhile, More States Adopt Consensus Model On June 27, 2024, the House Energy and Commerce Committee canceled…

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SIA GovSummit Sheds Light on the Complexities of Addressing Hostile Drone Threats

Experts from military, homeland security and emerging tech law and policy examined the critical need for technologies…

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Common School Security Challenges and How Schools Can Obtain Outside Grant Funding

At SIA GovSummit, Allegion’s Christin Kinman and Randy Jump discussed how teams can work together to protect…

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What Security Companies Need to Know About the New OMB Guidance on Use of AI by Federal Agencies

On March 28, 2024, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued the final version…

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How to Work With DHS S&T: 8 Programs Security Vendors Need to Know About

From product prize competitions to innovation funding for advanced technologies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science…

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Guide to State & Local Laws on Facial Recognition

This publication – free for SIA members! – offers an in-depth reference guide to U.S. state and local laws on facial recognition technology and related legislative trends.

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SIA closely monitors issues that matter to our members and to the safety of our citizens.

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Border Security

SIA supports ensuring U.S. border security initiatives provide for deployment of modern security technology to its full potential in conjunction with other measures, in a manner that is most cost effective and beneficial for taxpayers.

School Safety and Security

With a goal of safe learning environment for every student, SIA s dedicated to working to enhance the safety and security of schools in the United States.

Facial Recognition

Facial recognition technology makes our country safer and brings value to our everyday lives when used effectively and responsibly.

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SIA launched the Security PAC to help fund political action advancing the needs of SIA members. We’re looking for help from members like you.

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