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.
This 2023 vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for SIA, provides research and statistics on the market for physical security equipment and solutions in United States airports. It examines key market trends, drivers and barriers for airport security, how the market has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic and how to win business with airport end users.
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In a recent letter to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), several U.S. senators have called for ending the successful and popular use of facial recognition technology for traveler verification at TSA screening checkpoints. Unfortunately, the senators’ demand is based on mischaracterizations despite visible information provided by TSA on how the technology is used. It’s always…Keep Reading »
Despite advancements in security technologies across nearly every industry, options for screening people have largely remained the same for more than a decade. People screening for loss prevention, data center security, high-value manufacturing, event security and other use cases generally relies upon low-tech and personnel-intensive measures like physical searches, pat-downs and metal detection systems. Some…Keep Reading »
Since 1934, when radio detection and ranging was introduced to the U.S. military, radar has added value to numerous applications across a wide range of industries. Utilizing microwaves to determine the range, angle and velocity of objects, radar’s dynamic ability to map human and vehicle movement and deliver early warnings of intruder activity has made…Keep Reading »
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.
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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 »