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Security Industry Association and International Biometrics + Identity Association Oppose Adding Extraneous Prohibitions on TSA Use of Facial Biometrics in Potential FAA Measure

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) and the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) have urged Congress to oppose inclusion in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization measure of an extraneous provision seeking to prohibit the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) from using facial recognition technology. In an April 15, 2024, letter to Sens. Maria…

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A Message From SIA Chair Scott Dunn

Get to Know SIA Board Chair Scott Dunn’s Key Goals

A look inside top goals, planned initiatives and priorities for your association On April 9, 2024, at The Advance membership meeting, the Security Industry Association (SIA) welcomed the new chair of the SIA Board of Directors: Scott Dunn, senior director of business development, solutions and services at Axis Communications. During ISC West 2024, he took…

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ISC West 2024 Grows Attendance, Offers Most Expansive Lineup Yet

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With a commitment to elevating customer experience, ISC West continues to see its numbers grow year over year. NORWALK, Conn. –  ISC West 2024, the nation’s leading comprehensive and converged security trade event, hosted in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), delivered another year of successful programming and welcomed more than 29,000…

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Maryland Set to Enact Nation’s Strongest Regulations for Law Enforcement Use of Facial Recognition Technology

Updated May 16, 2024 SILVER SPRING, Md. – On April 8, 2024, during its last day of regular session, the Maryland General Assembly unanimously passed House Bill 338/Senate Bill 182 to regulate the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement across the state. Gov. Wes Moore signed the bill into law on May 16.…

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ASIS International and Security Industry Association Announce Conference Lineup for Security LeadHER 2024

The 2024 Security LeadHER event, hosted by SIA and ASIS and designed to advance, connect and empower women in security, will gather hundreds of industry leaders June 24-25 in Phoenix, Arizona. ALEXANDRIA, Va./SILVER SPRING, Md. – ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have announced the agenda and speaker lineup for their second annual Security LeadHER conference, an event designed…

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SIA Women in Security Forum Announces 2024 “Essentials 4 Job Security Giveback” Initiative

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This initiative, taking place before and during ISC West, calls on the security industry to give back by supporting Dress for Success Southern Nevada’s efforts to help women achieve financial independence. SILVER SPRING, Md. –  The Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum (WISF) has kicked off the fourth annual Essentials 4 Job Security…

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SIA Board Nominations: New Nominees: Andrew Elvish, Brian Harrell, Bjorn Lidefelt, Julaine Simmons Returning for a Second Term: Hamish Dobson, Ryan Kaltenbaugh, Teresa Wu

Security Industry Association Announces 2024 Board of Directors Nominations

The Security Industry Association (SIA) Nominations Committee has recommended four individuals to serve as members of the SIA Board of Directors for an initial two-year term, pursuant to the SIA bylaws. These nominations will be submitted for ratification at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership gathering during ISC West. The new Board of Directors nominees for 2024 are: Additionally, the SIA Nominations…

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ISC West Announces Dynamic Lineup of Keynote Speakers

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The 2024 Keynote Series will highlight topics from across the security industry including current threats and solutions, security in major league sports and emerging tech. NORWALK, Conn. –  ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), announced this year’s dynamic trio of speakers that will headline the Keynote Series at ISC…

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Announcing the Winners of the 2023 Security Technician of the Year Awards

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DALLAS, Texas –  The Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) has proudly announced the winners of the inaugural Security Technician of the Year Awards. This new initiative underscores the indispensable role that security technicians play within the industry. Security technicians form the backbone of the security industry. These essential employees are on the front lines, ensuring the meticulous…

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