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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.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) has introduced bipartisan legislation to establish a smart cities grant program promoting…Keep Reading »
Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Deb Fischer and Rep. Donald Payne, Jr., will be honored at SIA GovSummit…Keep Reading »
On May 30, in an effort to address differences on immigration policy between U.S. and Mexico, the…Keep Reading »
The Security Industry Association (SIA), along with a number of other associations, has expressed strong support for…Keep Reading »
Special Notice: Increase in Tariffs Will Impact Product Categories Relevant to the Security Industry
Tariffs on select goods to rise from 10 percent to 25 percent on May 10, 2019. At…Keep Reading »
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Join Us at SIA GovSummit 2019
SIA GovSummit (June 26-27, 2019, Washington, D.C.) brings together government security leaders, legislators, federal facility managers and industry executives for a powerful conference covering the most important topics in government security and homeland security.Learn More
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.