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Maryland Set to Enact Nation’s Strongest Regulations for Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Technology

While the measure is a carefully crafted compromise that includes additional provisions, the core aspects are consistent with SIA’s Principles for the Responsible and Effective Use of Facial Recognition.

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Maryland Set to Enact Nation’s Strongest Regulations for Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Technology

SILVER SPRING, Md. – On April 8, 2024, during its last day of regular session, the Maryland…

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Event Report: Security Industry Leaders Take Their Stories to Capitol Hill on Security Hill Day

The Security Industry Association (SIA), with support from the Electronic Security Association (ESA), hosted the 2024 Security…

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SIA State Legislation to Watch in 2024

Key State Legislation Trends for the Security Industry to Watch in 2024

With state legislative sessions across the country well underway, policymakers are grappling with a myriad of issues…

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2024 SIA Legislators of the Year: Rep, Jared Moskowitz (D-Fla.) Rep, Jay Obernolte (R-Calif.)

Security Industry Association Announces 2024 Winners of the SIA Legislator of the Year Award

Reps. Jared Moskowitz and Jay Obernolte will be recognized for their policy leadership on key issues in…

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SIA GovSummit, May 21-22, 2024, Washington, D.C., Connecgint Government, Security and Technology

Security Industry Association Announces Agenda for 2024 SIA GovSummit

SIA’s public policy and government security technology conference will take place May 21-22 in Washington, D.C. SILVER…

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2024 National Defense Authorization Act: What It Means for the Security Industry

Highlights From the 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and What It Means for the Security Industry

On Dec. 22, 2023, President Biden signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal…

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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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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.

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