Verifying user access to resources in a system involves the use of a strong identity management system. Identity management is the process of ensuring only authorized individuals obtain access to specific assets for appropriate uses. Enterprises can apply identity management across alarm, access control and video surveillance systems to speed recognition of sanctioned personnel.

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Baltimore City Council Advances Extreme Ban on Facial Recognition Tech for Personal, Business Use

Proposed Ordinance Would Criminalize Use of Common Consumer Products SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Baltimore City Council’s Public Safety & Government Operations Committee moved on May 26, 2021, to advance a proposal that would ban nearly all applications of facial recognition technology in the city. Prior to the vote, the Security Industry Association (SIA) and…

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Highlights From SIA's Identity & Biometrics Kickoff Virtual Coffee With DOD, Guest Speaker: Colonel Sundiata-Walker, Sponsored by IDEMIA National Security Solutions & NEC National Security Systems
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Highlights From SIA’s Identity & Biometrics Kickoff Virtual Coffee With DOD

On May 12, the Security Industry Association‘s (SIA’s) Identity and Biometric Technology Advisory Board (IBTAB) hosted a virtual coffee with industry leaders specializing in producing biometrics and digital identification solutions. The event featured remarks from Col. Senodja “Frank” Sundiata-Walker, project manager, U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Biometrics. During her presentation, Sundiata-Walker discussed how her team…

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SIA Letter to POTUS VPOTUS on Biometrics
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SIA Letter to President and Vice President on Facial Recognition

On March 17, 2021, the Security Industry Association (SIA) provided a letter to the President and Vice President of the United States addressing the importance of biometrics in government and commercial applications – in particular, the use of facial recognition technology. The letter encouraged the administration and Congress to create legislation and policies that would provide a constructive framework for how facial recognition can be used responsibly.

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Screenshot from SIA Identity and Biometrics Kickoff Virtual Luncheon With DHS-CBP
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Highlights From SIA’s Identity & Biometrics Kickoff Virtual Luncheon With DHS-CBP

On Feb. 24, the Security Industry Association‘s (SIA’s) newly created Identity and Biometric Technology Advisory Board (IBTAB) hosted a kickoff virtual luncheon with industry leaders specializing in producing biometrics and digital identification solutions. The event featured remarks from Diane J. Sabatino, deputy executive assistant commissioner, Office of Field Operations at U.S. Customs and Border Protection…

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Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: Health Care

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This vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for SIA, assesses the U.S. market for physical security equipment in health care, examining market drivers and barriers for the health care vertical, the role of security technology and biometrics in helping health organizations combat the pandemic and legislation and regulations impacting the health care sector.

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