Women in Security

SIA Establishes Women in Security Forum

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Silver Spring, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced today, International Women’s Day, the establishment of the SIA Women in Security Forum to support the participation of women in the security industry. Through programs, professional development and networking events, the committee will engage members, both men and women, who share this goal. The inaugural steering committee…

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SIA Names Ted Curtin of Repworks Inc. and Joel Schwartz of LCA Sales as Sandy Jones Volunteers of the Year

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Silver Spring, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) today announced recognition of Ted Curtin of Repworks Inc. and Joel Schwartz of LCA Sales as SIA Sandy Jones Volunteers of the Year for 2018. With the award, SIA recognizes Curtin and Schwartz for pioneering a new category of SIA membership with manufacturer’s representatives. Thanks to the efforts…

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SIA Supports Senate’s STOP School Violence Act

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Silver Spring, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) strongly supports S. 2495, the Students, Teachers and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act of 2018, introduced Monday by a bipartisan coalition of 25 U.S. senators led by Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. The legislation would fund school security improvements and invest in prevention programs…

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SIA Names James Marcella of Axis Communications as SIA Committee Chair of the Year

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Silver Spring, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected James Marcella, Director, Industry Associations, Axis Communications Inc., as 2018 SIA Committee Chair of the Year for his work with the SIA Education Committee. With this award, SIA honors Marcella for his work in strengthening education programming for the security industry through SIA Education. SIA Chairman…

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Unmanned Aerial Systems
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Drone Use and Defense by Security Organizations

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SIA Education@ISC West will provide conferees with more than 80 sessions of valuable information on important topics in the security industry at the Sands Expo on April 10-12. Three experts will team up to present Drone Use and Defense by Security Organizations on Tuesday, April 10, at 1:30 p.m. SIA’s blog chatted about the session…

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Cyber:Secured Forum Opens Registration, Reveals Agenda

Silver Spring, Md.—Registration is open for Cyber:Secured Forum, a cybersecurity educational summit focusing on integrated systems, in Denver, Colorado, on June 4-6, 2018. The event is being produced in partnership by PSA Security Network, the world’s largest systems integrator cooperative, ISC Security Events (Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading event organizer) and the Security Industry Association…

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Tax Incentives for Security Systems and Fire Protection Systems
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SIA Explains Tax Incentives for Security and Fire Protection Systems in New Fact Sheet

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) today released a fact sheet, “New Tax Incentives for Security and Fire Protection Systems,” to explain how new U.S. tax reforms allow many businesses to deduct the full cost of security and fire protection systems as an expense for the tax year in which they are placed in service. Under…

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Body-Worn and Mobile Video and Sensor Networks

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SIA Education@ISC West will provide conferees with more than 80 sessions of valuable information on important topics in the security industry at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas on April 10-12. Robert Ehlers, Vice President of Business Development, RGB Spectrum, will present Body-Worn and Mobile Video and Sensor Networks on Thursday, April 12, at 9:45…

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SIA Announces Security Project Management Resources at ISC West 2018

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Las Vegas, Nevada—Project managers attending ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas on April have multiple opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills in the security industry with education and information provided by the Security Industry Association (SIA). “SIA’s security project manager offerings are the only education and certification resources tailored specifically for project managers in…

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