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SIA New Member Profile: Windy City Wire

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Windy City Wire is a leader in low-voltage wire innovations; the company provides comprehensive cable management solutions designed to save integrators time on their projects from concept to completion. Windy City Wire is headquartered in Bolingbrook, Illinois, and has an additional 18 locations nationwide and a robust network with…

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SIA New Member Profile: Calipsa

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Calipsa offers a cloud-based false alarm filtering platform uniquely designed for false alarm reduction. Calipsa is headquartered in London. SIA spoke with Brian Baker, vice president of Americas at Calipsa, about the company, the security industry and working with SIA. Tell us the story of your company. BB: Calipsa…

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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, today announced its strong opposition to the recently introduced bicameral Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act. The bill would impose a blanket ban on most federal use of nearly all biometric and related image analytics technologies, incorrectly…

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SIA New Member Profile: Connect-Air Wire & Cable

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Connect-Air Wire & Cable specializes in the distribution of commercial low voltage wire and cable for HVAC, security, building automation, lighting, data/telecom and fire alarm industries. Besides selling and supporting installers, contractors, dealers and distributor partners, the company works closely with original equipment manager clients to design and customize…

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Security Industry Association Announces Virtual 2020 AcceleRISE Conference for Young Security Talent

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AcceleRISE – an experience hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young security professionals – will take place virtually July 27-31. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the details for AcceleRISE 2020 – a virtual conference created by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals in the security industry – taking place…

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SIA New Member Profile: Live Earth, LLC

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Live Earth, LLC, is a data analytics and visualization platform with automation capabilities that operates at cloud scale to enable faster decision making and reduce operational risk. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas.   SIA spoke with Craig Johnston, vice president of sales and business development at Live Earth,…

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ISC West Unveils New Digital Discovery Zone Platform

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the ISC Security Events team has unveiled its newest online resource, the Discovery Zone: a platform that aggregates digital resources and tools that can help you and your business during these unprecedented times. The ISC West Discovery Zone features: Customized exhibitor/solutions matchmaking The latest ISC news A free…

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SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol Approved as an International Standard

The International Electrotechnical Commission-approved access control communications standard will be published as IEC 60839-11-5 in July 2020. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) standard – developed by the Security Industry Association (SIA) – has been approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) technical committee on alarm and electronic security systems…

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SIA New Member Profile: TAMCO

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member TAMCO has more than 25 years of experience in technology financing in security, audiovisual (AV) voice, video, data, the Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity, storage devices, digital signage and more. TAMCO partners with companies to provide value-added total solutions for their’ technology needs. The company is headquartered in Clearwater,…

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SIA GovSummit 2020 Keynotes Share Insights From Federal Goverment Leaders

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The 2020 SIA GovSummit, the annual public policy and government security technology conference hosted by the Security Industry Association (SIA), is happening June 1-4 as a free virtual event. Highlights of this conference include keynote presentations from three federal government leaders: Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.); Brian Harrell, assistant director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency…

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