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.

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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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SIA, ISMA Adopt Agreement to Foster Collaboration Between Security Practitioners and Suppliers

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Joint activities may include the establishment of a joint technology interest roadmap, vendor-neutral presentations, information-sharing, and suggestions on education topics. Silver Spring, Md. — The Security Industry Association (SIA) and the International Security Management Association (ISMA) have adopted a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote information sharing between corporate security practitioners and suppliers around security…

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SIA Backs Biometrics to Improve Integrity of Medicare, Medicaid Programs

Comments submitted to Senate Finance Committee SILVER SPRING, MD.  Biometric technology could provide a highly effective way to reduce fraud in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, the Security Industry Association (SIA) advised the Senate Finance Committee on Friday. The committee, which has jurisdiction over Medicare and Medicaid, on May 2 released an open letter in which it…

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