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Security Industry Association Opposes Reintroduction of Facial Recognition & Biometric Technology Moratorium Act

The legislation would impose an unnecessary blanket ban and prevent government from leveraging the proven benefits of biometric and related image analytics.    SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading trade association representing security solutions providers – has announced its strong opposition to the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act, originally…

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Security Industry Association Applauds Senate Passage and Prioritization of U.S. Innovation and Competition Act

The bipartisan bill promotes U.S. leadership in technological advancements, including biometrics, artificial intelligence and robotics.   SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) commends the U.S. Senate for its passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (S. 1260), which significantly increases investment in research and development, education and training, supply chain security and the…

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SIA Supports Ethical Uses of Security Technology

The Security Industry Association has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the responsible and ethical uses of security technology. In July 2020, SIA implemented its Code of Ethics and required all new and renewing members to affirm that they will abide by the provisions of the code. SIA regards the code as a baseline for ethical…

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SIA Supports Tech Innovation-Focused Endless Frontier Act

Bipartisan Bill Promotes Continued U.S. Leadership in Technological Advancements SILVER SPRING, MD – The Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to announce its full endorsement of the Endless Frontier Act (S.1260), bipartisan legislation introduced by Senate Majority Leader Schumer (D- N.Y.) and Sen. Todd Young (R- Ind.). The Endless Frontier Act significantly increases investment in…

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Global Security Industry Statement on Cybersecurity Threats

As representatives of the security practitioners and security solutions providers responsible for protecting people and assets around the globe, our organizations have long championed and promoted robust cyber readiness education and adherence to international cybersecurity standards. We share a unified vision to continuously strengthen cyber readiness practices by all stakeholders within the security ecosystem. It is…

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SIA’s Commitment to Data Privacy

On Data Privacy Day 2021, the Security Industry Association (SIA) reiterates its commitment to promoting sound data privacy practices in the converged security technology sector. SIA in 2017 created the Data Privacy Advisory Board, and during the past four years, that panel has raised awareness of this critical issue through webinars, white papers, conference presentations,…

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