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SIA’s Proptech Advisory Board at Blueprint 2022

Fresh off of GSX in Atlanta, Georgia, and Blueprint in Las Vegas, Nevada, I can tell you two things: First, the desire to be in real life is no joke. Second, conferences have definitely changed (an obvious statement, but purposefully done, as I don’t think we can say it enough) with a focus on networking over technology showcase (and…

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SIA Analysis of New Government Rules on Select Chinese Video Surveillance and Telecom Firms


Preliminary Analysis of FAR Rule and Other Implementing Regulations for Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal 2019 (P.L. 115-232) What SIA Members Need to Know This preliminary analysis covers the regulation implementing prohibitions on procurement of certain Chinese telecommunications and video surveillance products found in section 889(a)(1)(B) of the NDAA…

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Global Trade and Supply Chain Resources for Members

Is your company experiencing trade and supply chain issues related to COVID-19? Under the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Commerce Service (USCS) and the International Trade Administration (ITA) are offering numerous webinars and online forums for companies impacted by the pandemic. Here are a few upcoming webinars and professional development opportunities in May and…

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Jack Taylor

In Memoriam: Jack Taylor

The security industry recently mourned the loss of Jack Taylor, visionary and founder of Safety Technology International (STI), an early member of the Security Industry Association. Jack, along with his late wife Bernadine, owned STI, which has remained family-owned and operated for almost four decades. Mr. Taylor, in response to a call from a Detroit,…

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Hiring Tip: Evaluating Company Values, Culture and Internalization of Culture


The security industry, like any other, faces hiring challenges, and identifying, engaging, recruiting and hiring the best talent available is critical to fueling future strategic growth plans. A key component of the hiring process, before even seeking new candidates, is cultivating your company’s core values and culture and making sure they are internalized across the…

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Allen Fritts

In Memoriam: Allen Fritts

This week, the security industry mourned the loss of Allen Fritts, who dedicated more than 30 years to the security and fire professions. Fritts, who spent more than two decades in three operating divisions or Pittway Corp., served as president of Notifier and eventually became president of Honeywell Fire Systems – a role from which…

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SIA Encourages Security Integrators to Submit Entries to 2019 Top 75 Market Leaders

Entries are now open for the Security Sales & Integration (SSI) Top 75 Market Leaders Listings, which highlight dealers and integrators that epitomize the go-to-market model and are pacing the competition in their respecitve market niches. The Security Industry Association (SIA) encourages companies to boost their reputations and validate their standings as industry leaders by…

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