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Explore 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 SIA's school security recommendations, get resources and watch our video on school safety.

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Here’s What NDAA Section 889 Really Means for Federal Grants

New Federal Regulation Answers Key Questions on How Section 889 Applies to Federal Grant Funds The Office…

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Facial Recognition Success Stories Showcase Positive Use Cases of the Technology

Advances in computing power, combined with rapid improvements in the quality of photo and video technology developed…

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SIA Statement on NDAA Section 889 Part B

SIA Position: Government Should Delay Implementation of NDAA Section 889 Part B

Prohibition on certain Chinese video surveillance and telecom equipment expected to cost contractors more than $80 billion…

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Implementation rules for NDAA 2019 Section 889

SIA Analysis of New Government Rules on Select Chinese Video Surveillance and Telecom Firms

Preliminary Analysis of FAR Rule and Other Implementing Regulations for Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the National Defense Authorization…

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facial recognition

Security Industry Association Strongly Opposes the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act Citing Immeasurable Benefits of the Proven Technology

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading trade association representing security solutions providers,…

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Congress and the Administration Reform the SBA Paycheck Protection Program

On Friday, June 5, President Trump enacted the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, bipartisan legislation which provides much-needed…

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This helpful tracking tool allows you to follow current legislation occurring at the state and federal levels that has the potential to affect your company. (SIA members only)

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

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SIA policy priorities

Border Security

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.

Patent Reform

SIA supports legislation that cracks down on abuses by patent trolls, which thwart technological innovation and cost manufacturers millions of dollars each year.

Participate in the Security PAC

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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