SIA advocates for smart solutions to transportation security challenges, including aviation security, rail security, and more. SIA Government Relations has made transportation security concerns a top priority at the annual SIA GovSummit while continuing discussions as to transportation security solutions with various federal agencies around the year.
In this guide for security practitioners, the Security Industry Association provides comprehensive best practices for implementing security systems in public transportation environments, focusing on security operations centers and in-vehicle aspects of the market.Keep Reading »
SIA EDUCATION@ISC WEST 2020 COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Leveraging the power of its platform, learn how Uber navigates a challenging security landscape by utilizing technology and other means to enable the business, secure company assets, foster diversity and ensure the safety of riders and drivers across the world. Hear how Uber has experienced real changes in its service operations requiring the company to quickly adapt to meet the needs of its customers in new areas of mobility and food delivery – and what this means for security and risk management. In addition, you’ll learn how Uber has pivoted to ensure business continuity amid the current global pandemic, and how Uber is delivering a corporate response to support social justice and becoming a driver of positive change.
Presenter: Charles Burns, Global Head of Security Engagement, UberKeep Reading »
In this guide for security practitioners – the second in a series of Good-Better-Best use cases – the Security Industry Association provides comprehensive best practices for implementing security systems in public transportation environments, specifically a multi-modal urban transportation hub.Keep Reading »
The Security Industry Association is actively tracking a wide range of policy issues for its members, including workforce development, cybersecurity and school safety.Keep Reading »
SIA organizes congressional visit to member company IDEMIA On April 22, as part of a visit organized by the Security Industry Association (SIA), Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security, toured SIA member company IDEMIA’s facility in Anaheim, California, to learn about the security…Keep Reading »
While many assume U.S. airports are funded primarily through taxpayer dollars, the truth is that it is a combination of local user-fees called the Passenger Facility Charges (PFC) and airport-generated revenue from tenant rents and fees, in addition to federal grants through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program. Airports often turn to capital markets…Keep Reading »
The Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to provide the following post-election analysis and discussion on how the 2018 midterm results may impact the security industry. Moreover, SIA analyzed both federal and statewide election results for potential impact on SIA’s policy priorities. Federal As of Nov. 27, the U.S. House and Senate composition for the…Keep Reading »
On Oct. 5, President Trump signed into law a bill reauthorizing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs and setting other federal aviation-related policies for the next five years, following a much-anticipated bipartisan House/Senate agreement on the first long-term FAA reauthorization passed since 2012. The measure includes several provisions impacting the security industry specifically, provisions related to…Keep Reading »
New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Synectics, founded in 1987 as a surveillance technology research and development house, designs end-to-end integrated security and surveillance solutions for challenging environments in the banking, critical infrastructure, gaming, oil and gas, transportation, marine and public space markets. The company – headquartered in the United Kingdom and with offices throughout…Keep Reading »
GovSummit 2018 was a huge success; check out this report for summary findings, session notes and perspectives from the event.Keep Reading »