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Video: SIA’s Position on School Safety and Security
SIA supports efforts to improve the safety and security of U.S. K-12 schools. Learn more about our position statements and watch our video on school security.
Massachusetts’ Joint Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on Oct. 22, 2019, to consider S. 1385/H.…Keep Reading »
Opinion: Impact Expected From Commerce Department’s Rules on Largest Chinese Video Surveillance and AI Providers
Contributing author Steve Surfaro notes potential effects upon chip makers, investments in artificial intelligence. On Oct. 9,…Keep Reading »
Capitol Hill Symposium on Vehicular Terrorism: Highlights From SIA’s Second Annual Event on Hostile Vehicle Attacks
On Oct. 17, the Security Industry Association (SIA) hosted a free symposium on preventing vehicular terrorism. This…Keep Reading »
Groups outline concerns with blanket prohibitions or moratoriums on the technology, citing beneficial uses for public safety,…Keep Reading »
Chinese firms placed on “Entity List” due to implication in human rights violations On Monday, the U.S.…Keep Reading »
H.R. 1618 will provide assistance for purchasing and installing residential carbon monoxide detectors. SILVER SPRING, Md. –…Keep Reading »
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SIA believes that between points of entry, security technology can play a key role in providing persistent surveillance at the border, detecting breaches of physical barriers and promoting a rapid response to border incursions, especially in areas that are otherwise difficult for the U.S. Border Patrol to monitor and protect.
SIA members play an important role in helping the federal government achieve the key cybersecurity and national security protections called for in Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, and SIA supports the development of a federal IT modernization fund.
SIA supports legislation that cracks down on abuses by patent trolls, which thwart technological innovation and cost manufacturers millions of dollars each year.