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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.
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 »
The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will benefit the North American security industry…Keep Reading »
On the afternoon of Aug. 7, 2019, the pre-publication version of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule…Keep Reading »
SIA organizes congressional visit to member company Axis Communications On July 9, as part of a visit…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.