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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.
Government and industry met to identify challenges in hardening of facilities and public spaces At the Security…Keep Reading »
Patrick Russell – associate director of government relations – and Colby Williams – senior manager of government…Keep Reading »
The U.S. government has narrowly averted a midnight shutdown of most federal agencies with the passage of…Keep Reading »
Protecting Our Public Space Using “Take Control” Technology In March 2021, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued…Keep Reading »
SIA’s Jake Parker Shares Analysis Status: Originally known as the “three-corners” bill, the American Data Privacy and…Keep Reading »
Key State Legislation to Watch
From biometric information protections to school security, here are six key policy and legislative topics that SIA is watching for our members.
Our Policy Priorities
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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.