Historically, physical security systems and information technology systems dwelt in different silos. Chief security officers and chief information officers ran their respective domains without input from the other. But rapid adoption of IP-based security devices spurred the convergence of physical and information security, bringing the two spheres together. SIA is dedicated to managing disciplines within this convergence.
Co-presented by the ASIS Foundation, BOMA International (BOMA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA), these report and research materials provide groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind guidance for practitioners in the security and building management fields. Intelligent Building Management Systems: Guidance for Protecting Organizations provides a framework to help decision-makers assign a risk-based criticality or impact to their building and asks relevant security questions to develop appropriate mitigation strategies. It also serves to establish a common language between the many intelligent building stakeholders.Keep Reading »
The Security Industry Association shares General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) references for physical security and identity in the United States.Keep Reading »
New Security Industry Association (SIA) member VDOO – an international Internet of Things (IoT) security company based in Tel-Aviv, Israel – was established by Uri Alter, Netanel Davidi and Asaf Karas, experts in the areas of intelligence and cybersecurity. VDOO is made up of leaders in security research, embedded systems and learning and backed by…Keep Reading »
Modern information security doctrine emphasizes multiple concentric rings, creating a multilayered defensive perimeter. This white paper by Adam Firestone explores key data and information security concepts and mechanisms.Keep Reading »
Monthly program offers members an opportunity to address cyber questions with the help of cybersecurity researcher and ethical hacker Rodney Thayer. SIA members continue to dedicate significant time and resources to enhance their cyber readiness. To support member company cyber strategies, SIA is offering its members the opportunity to have key questions asked and answered…Keep Reading »
The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is engulfing many organizations. Big deal. Organizations have learned to cope with the “digital transformation” threatening to disrupt businesses since the ‘90s. IoT, however, is different. Leveraging proven concepts, technologies and business models like software as a service, cloud, mobile and big data, IoT is being adopted…Keep Reading »