Government & Homeland Security

SIA is on the forefront of advocacy in front of government agencies on behalf of the security industry as the association also works to facilitate government purchases of security products and services. Moreover, SIA formed a first-of-its-kind partnership with the Science & Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security to remain on the cutting edge of developments.

Policy Briefing: Preventing Vehicular Attacks
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Security Industry Association Supports Legislation to Address Vehicular Terrorism

SIA to hold Capitol Hill policy briefing on the prevention of vehicular attacks; briefing is scheduled for May 10, 2018. Silver Spring, Maryland (March 13, 2018) – The Security Industry Association (SIA) applauds the recent approval by the House Homeland Security Committee of H.R. 4227, the Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by…

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SIA GovSummit government security conference
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Security Industry Association Opens Registration for SIA GovSummit 2018

SIA GovSummit to be held in Washington, D.C., June 27-28, 2018; event adds half-day Secure Schools Roundtable to agenda. Silver Spring, Md. — The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened registration for its annual public policy and government security technology conference, SIA GovSummit. At the 2018 SIA GovSummit, security industry leaders and government officials meet…

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The Security Buzz: February 16, 2018

Florida’s governor and lawmakers joined together in a call for change to prevent future tragedy after the recent school shooting. The incoming Senate president is proposing $100 million for mental health programs for schools and more to harden them against attacks. SIA supports efforts to improve the safety and security of U.S. K-12 schools. To learn…

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Security Matters podcast from Security Industry Association
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Security Matters Podcast Episode 1: An Interview with Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly

We’re pleased to announce the first podcast from the Security Industry Association (SIA) — Security Matters. In every episode of Security Matters, we’re bringing you stories of security, profiles of leaders, and discussions of business issues facing our industry. This episode, our very first, begins with the story of Ray Kelly. The two-time leader of…

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The Security Buzz: February 2, 2018

Industry News Motorola Solutions announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Avigilon in an all-cash transaction that will enhance Motorola Solutions’ portfolio of communications technologies. Motorola’s acquisition of Avigilon will bring advanced video surveillance and analytics platforms to the rapidly evolving public safety workflow. Fitness tracking app Strava may have revealed sensitive…

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SIA Legislative Tracker
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SIA Member Benefit Spotlight: Government Resources and Publications

SIA membership means exclusive access to government resources and publications, such as the SIA Guide to Navigating Federal Contracting Rules, our new Legislative Tracker tool and the SIA Export Assistance Guide. Members often tell us that SIA’s advocacy and government relations efforts are some of the most important efforts that SIA does behind the scenes…

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The Security Buzz: January 5, 2018

2018 cybersecurity trends and predictions As we enter 2018, the security industry is buzzing with predictions of new challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity. See what made the top trends lists below. According to CSO Online, top predictions for the industry include: AI-powered attacks, reduced sandboxing technologies effectiveness, cyberhijacking, more compliance regulations, cyberinsurance policies, cyberwar, and…

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CNL Software
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SIA New Member Profile: CNL Software

CNL Software, Ashburn, Virginia, is a global provider of physical security information management (PSIM) software, designed for complete integrated situation management. A new member of the Security Industry Association (SIA), the company has deployed its IPSecurityCenter™ technology to secure major cities, critical infrastructure and global commerce. SIA chatted with Mike Mostow, CNL Software General Manager-Americas,…

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SIA New Member Profile: Aventura Technologies Inc.

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Headquartered in Commack, New York, Aventura Technologies Inc. has a strong history as an innovative manufacturer of hardware and software products and peripheral solutions for government, military and enterprise. Aventura recently became a new member of the Security Industry Association (SIA)! So, SIA chatted with Jack Cabasso, Managing Director, Aventura Technologies, to discover more about…

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