As a founder of the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools, SIA is active in promulgating best practices for K-12 public schools. SIA also supports the Congressional School Safety Caucus and advocates for more federal funding in support of school security initiatives and related matters.

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Common School Security Challenges and How Schools Can Obtain Outside Grant Funding

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At SIA GovSummit, Allegion’s Christin Kinman and Randy Jump discussed how teams can work together to protect schools and obtain grant funds for school security projects. At the 2024 SIA GovSummit, a 2-day government security conference presented by the Security Industry Association and held in Washington, D.C., May 21-22, Allegion’s Christin Kinman and Randy Jump…

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Containerized Video Management Systems in Education

Edge360’s John Rezzonico Discusses How An Innovative Approach Presents More Options to Forward-Looking Institutions From elementary schools to universities, video management systems (VMS) serve as the bedrock of security; however, challenges in scalability, adaptability and cost efficiency are proving traditional VMS solutions to be increasingly inadequate. The advent of containerization is ushering in a new…

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Security Industry Association Creates New and Updated Government Relations Guides for SIA Members   

New SIA publications offer a state-by-state reference guide to biometric information privacy legislation, key information on federal grants that can be used for funding of security projects, a guide to facial recognition laws and important details on school security funding and cannabis security requirements. Updated Dec. 7, 2023 SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA)…

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SIA Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: U.S. Higher Education
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Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: U.S. Higher Education

This 2023 vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for SIA, provides research and statistics on the market for physical security equipment and solutions in the United States education sector. It examines key market drivers and barriers for the higher education security vertical, how the higher education and K-12 markets differ and how to win business with higher education end users.

 

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