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SIA New Member Profile: Dragonfruit AI

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Dragonfruit AI provides an integrated cloud storage and video analytics solution. The company is on a mission to lower the cost of petabyte scale storage. Dragonfruit is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with a satellite location in Bengaluru, India. SIA spoke with Amit Kumar, founder and CEO at Dragonfruit,…

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Security Industry Association and ASIS International Form New Partnership

Leading security associations join forces to deliver increased services to global security leaders as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis SILVER SPRING, Md./ALEXANDRIA, Va. – ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading membership associations for the security industry, have entered into a partnership to best aid in the COVID-19 recovery…

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SIA New Member Profile: Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member the Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, founded in 1973 by Ron Davis is a premier mergers and acquisitions (M&A) company representing the sellers of alarm companies. The company has developed a select team of security industry mergers experts experienced in all aspects of manufacturing, marketing, sales and strategic development…

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Security Industry Association Announces the Spring 2020 Denis Hebert Scholarship Winner

Scholarship program presented in partnership with the University of Texas’ Center for Identity will award $5,000 to Efrain Pardo for use toward education and professional development in the identity management field SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Efrain Pardo as the spring 2020 recipient of the Denis R. Hebert Identity…

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Security Industry Association Welcomes New Chairman, Announces Executive Committee and New and Returning Board Members

SIA ratified Pierre Trapanese as the new SIA chairman and announced the 2020 board and executive committee members during The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) welcomed a new chairman, announced its 2020 executive committee and welcomed five new members to the SIA Board of Directors at The Advance,…

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SIA New Member Profile: Fortified Estate

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Fortified Estate specializes in luxury residential security, focusing on physical security components to protect walls, windows and doors. The company’s products range from bullet-resistant blankets to rifle-stopping windows. Fortified Estate is headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts, and has a footprint of customers, including homeowners, businesses and government agencies, across and…

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SIA Testifies on Facial Recognition Before California State Assembly

As part of the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) advocacy work on the issue of facial recognition, Jake Parker, SIA’s senior director of government relations, testified on March 10 before the California State Assembly’s Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection. Parker testified before the committee, led by chairman Ed Chau, at “Shaping the Future of Facial…

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SIA New Member Profile: SoundSecure

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member SoundSecure – founded by Cameron Javdani, who brings nearly a decade of specialized audio experience – brings audio technologies to security professionals. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, has a satellite office in Las Vegas, Nevada, and has shipped products to 25 states and six countries. SIA…

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