The SIA Retail Security Interest Group unites retailers in one place where they can exchange best practices as well as concerns for protecting their property. SIA retail partners have developed tactics for maximizing their security investment, including deploying video surveillance to optimize customers experience through observing their behavior.
The latest in California’s comprehensive approach to laws aimed at gun violence prevention is Senate Bill 1384, which was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 30, 2022. This particular measure seeks to prevent unlawful firearms sales and reduce gun violence as well as aid law enforcement investigations by creating digital surveillance requirements…Keep Reading »
On Nov. 8, join the Security Industry Association (SIA) for a free virtual symposium on retail security! From shoplifting to sweethearting to disgruntled customers, retail outlets face growing challenges in securing their assets and protecting their staff and patrons. During this next offering in the SIA Vertical Insights Symposium series, experts from the retail and…Keep Reading »
The Security Industry Association put together an excellent industry/government/researcher event in the form of the 2022 SIA GovSummit, held May 25-26 in Washington, D.C. Pulling together more than 50 speakers on dozens of topics, this year’s GovSummit featured presentations on standards, budget trends, new initiatives and all manner of topics covering everything from how SIA can…Keep Reading »
This 2022 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 cannabis sector. It examines key market drivers and barriers for the cannabis security vertical, key state regulations on recreational and medicinal cannabis use and how to win business with cannabis end users.
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The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently announced the Proptech Advisory Board, as you may be aware. The mission of this group is to foster engagement between the proptech community and the global security industry through partnerships, education and thought leadership. I believe it is one of those moments we look back as an industry and…Keep Reading »
Retailers have had cameras, both inside and outside their stores, since the VCR made it economical. Traditionally, the cameras have been hidden in corners, mounted on light poles, or attached to the sides of buildings. But that is changing. Now when visiting retailers, customers might actually notice the cameras because they are not subtly installed…Keep Reading »
Introduction Many market researchers (Forbes, Gartner, Deloitte) predict the biggest growth in artificial intelligence (AI) will be in workforce augmentation, not automation. AI algorithms train with data sets to recognize a threat and run a series of repetitive tasks, check outcome effectiveness, then optimize the process and repeat. Many employers (including Amazon) are requiring managers…Keep Reading »
SIA is pleased to introduce the SIA Guide to Cannabis Security Requirements in response to the need for more centralized information regarding the state-by-state requirements in the cannabis industry where applicable.Keep Reading »
This SIA/IHS Markit white paper for SIA members shares market statistics, end-user feedback and actionable opportunity analysis for physical security vendors and service providers.Keep Reading »
It’s no secret that the retail industry is growing more competitive by the day as brick-and-mortar store owners attempt to hold their own against online behemoths offering reduced prices and fast shipping. In this environment, customer experience is becoming increasingly intertwined with sales. Thanks to recent advancements in video capture and data management, retailers are…Keep Reading »