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SIA and ESA Express Support for the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA) are part of a community of security professionals unified by the mission of keeping people and property safe. Following inexplicable and senseless school security tragedies that occur far too often in this nation, most recently in Uvalde, Texas, we commit ourselves to support reasonable…

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Security Industry Association Expresses Support, Feedback on Senate and House Innovation and Competition Legislation Ahead of Conference

USICA and the COMPETES Act are both bipartisan bills that will bolster U.S. leadership in technological advancements and emerging technologies, including biometrics, artificial intelligence and robotics. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has expressed its support for and feedback on S. 1260, the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA), and H.R. 4521, the America…

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How the FY22 Appropriations Bill Impacts Security Companies

President Biden has signed an appropriations bill funding several government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice. Security Industry Association (SIA) members who actively participate in or are considering participation in the federal marketplace should pay close attention to funding amounts since it could impact future…

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$25 Million in New Grant Funding Established for Safety and Security Barriers

As part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Congress secured funding to protect pedestrians from vehicle attacks. The ongoing threat to public safety in crowded spaces, special events and street venues has received notice in H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which was signed into law by President Biden in November 2021.…

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SIA's Commitment to Data Privacy, Jan. 24-28, 2022
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SIA’s Commitment to Data Privacy: What You Need to Know

Presented by the SIA Data Privacy Advisory Board To mark Data Privacy Week – which the Security Industry Association (SIA) is proud to be a “Champion” of – the SIA Data Privacy Advisory Board is publishing its first monthly update to the security industry. This update will provide readers with news and information about privacy…

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