SIA GovSummit Sheds Light on the Complexities of Addressing Hostile Drone Threats

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Experts from military, homeland security and emerging tech law and policy examined the critical need for technologies to address challenges but also protect our drone-powered society. While uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) offer tremendous benefits, they also pose security risks across various sectors, including military, homeland security, critical infrastructure, law enforcement, borders, VIP protection and maritime…

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SIA New Member Profile: Barco

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Barco is a global leader in visualization, networking and collaboration technology. While its global headquarters are situated in Kortrijk, Belgium, Barco has regional teams dedicated to serving the Europe, Middle East and Africa; Americas; and Asia-Pacific regions. In the Americas, it operates from its headquarters in Duluth, Georgia, with…

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Common School Security Challenges and How Schools Can Obtain Outside Grant Funding

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At SIA GovSummit, Allegion’s Christin Kinman and Randy Jump discussed how teams can work together to protect schools and obtain grant funds for school security projects. At the 2024 SIA GovSummit, a 2-day government security conference presented by the Security Industry Association and held in Washington, D.C., May 21-22, Allegion’s Christin Kinman and Randy Jump…

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How to Work With DHS S&T: 8 Programs Security Vendors Need to Know About

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From product prize competitions to innovation funding for advanced technologies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate has opportunities for security vendors. Is your company looking for ways to engage with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to advance innovations? This topic was at the forefront of discussion during a session…

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SIA New Member Profile: Technova Industries

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Technova Industries works to pioneer the future of data analytics by delivering cutting-edge solutions to facilitate seamless system integration and optimize business processes. The company is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, with a branch in Paris, Frances, and an eye toward global expansion. SIA spoke with Aymen Azim, CEO of…

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At SIA GovSummit, Government Security Execs Share Tips on Going from Silos to Convergence

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Cyber and physical security leaders opened up about lessons they learned for converging systems across domains and how they evaluate and assess new technologies. At the 2024 SIA GovSummit, a 2-day government security conference held in Washington, D.C., May 21-22, the convergence of IT and OT and the creation of a unified cyber-physical approach to…

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Camden Dalrymple Named 2024 SIA School Safety Advocate Award Winner

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Dalrymple, student manager for the Montgomery Area School District’s broadcasting program, was recognized for his leadership in encouraging the effective use of technology to enhance school security. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has recognized Camden Dalrymple as the 2024 winner of the SIA School Safety Advocate Award. This award is presented to individuals…

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