SIA Government Relations -- through the work of staff and volunteers -- works diligently on efforts that matter to our members and to the safety of our citizens.
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.
In December 2019, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published the most comprehensive report to…Keep Reading »
As part of the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) advocacy work on the issue of facial recognition, Drake…Keep Reading »
Development of Artificial Intelligence, Facial Recognition Should Not Be Impeded, White House Official Says
One of the top science advisors in the White House cautioned at a recent event in Washington,…Keep Reading »
At a Jan. 28 event in Washington, D.C., a Republican senator said that data privacy is his…Keep Reading »
The 2020 legislative session is well underway in most states, and with it has come a flurry…Keep Reading »
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement will create a more open trade landscape while removing unnecessary trade barriers. SILVER…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.