Healthcare

Through the SIA Health Care Security Interest Group, SIA works to address the security requirements of hospitals and health care environments. People receiving medical care are uniquely vulnerable to a range of security threats that require tailored physical security requirements but hospitals also increasingly confront new threats like that of ransomware.

SIA Technology Insights Spring 2018 issue
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SIA Technology Insights – Spring 2018

In every issue of SIA Technology Insights, we try to look to the cutting edge (and sometimes even to the bleeding edge) of security technology, to ensure you stay current with the steady whir of technology change. In that spirit, we start this issue off with two technologies – social media and facial recognition – that are seeing great adoption in the consumer space and poised to be adopted for security and safety applications.

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Securing Health Care Facilities

Maintaining 24/7 parking lot security Many hospitals today currently have large parking garage complexes containing multiple levels of parking supported and protected by an extensive parking gate entry system and surveillance system; however, deploying these types of solutions in remote and outdoor parking lots can be a challenge. Unlike a retail environment, which has a…

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SIA New Member Profile: HSI Sensing

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to welcome aboard HSI Sensing, Chickasha, Oklahoma, as a new SIA Member! We caught up with Travis Posey, HSI Sensing Vice President of Business Development, to learn more about the sensor manufacturer. Are you at ISC West? Visit HSI Sensing at Booth 047. Or visit the company’s website at…

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By the Power of Ethernet

PoE gives smaller facilities more access control options Physical electronic security for non-enterprise applications is now as simple as tapping into the nearest Ethernet connection to power and control doors via web browser and low-voltage access and egress devices. There are a variety of cost-effective, code-compliant, low-power solutions for electronic access control of door openings…

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Security Industry Association Launches Health Care Security Interest Group

Interest group to provide resources that will enhance security in healthcare environments Silver Spring, Md. — The Security Industry Association (SIA) is proud to announce that it has launched the SIA Health Care Security Interest Group to help address challenges related to security issues in hospitals and other healthcare settings. The group includes representatives of…

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IAHSS Foundation Announces Newly Appointed Board Members

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Ron Hawkins, SIA Director of Industry Relations, among appointees to IAHSS Foundation Board. Silver Spring, Md. — The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety Foundation (IAHSS Foundation) established in 1981 as an extension of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) to foster and promote educational and scientific research and develop a…

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