Information Technology

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.

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New Global Research Shows That Digital Transformation Heightens Risk of Costly Cyberattacks

ESI ThoughtLab has partnered with the Wall Street Journal, the Security Industry Association and other industry coalition members to release cybersecurity analysis and benchmarks covering 1,300 companies. SILVER SPRING, Md. –  A  comprehensive study about cybersecurity from leading research firm ESI ThoughtLab, together with research partner the Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Pro Cybersecurity and a…

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The Cybersecurity Imperative WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Executive Summary
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The Cybersecurity Imperative: WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Executive Summary

Released as part of The Cybersecurity Imperative, a benchmarking study of the cybersecurity practices and Initiatives of global organizations, this executive summary produced for WSJ Pro Cybersecurity subscribers and available to SIA members provides an overview of the report’s findings. This document summarizes details reported with more depth in the WSJ Pro Cybersecurity White Paper on The Cybersecurity Imperative project.

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Security Industry Association Forecasts 2019 Security Megatrends

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Key Trends Shaping the Industry Led by a Focus on Cybersecurity SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has identified and announced the 2019 Security Megatrends – the foundation of SIA’s signature yearly report defining the major trends and forces at play in the global security industry. Forecasting of 2019’s top 10 Security…

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Get Involved in SIA’s Cybersecurity Initiatives This National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The National Cyber Security Alliance has recognized this month every year since 2003 to bring awareness to the challenges of cybersecurity and to ensure that every individual stays safe and secure online. This year, specific themes for the month include understanding cybersecurity in the connected home, educating for a…

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Securing New Ground Panel to Highlight Shift From Smart Cities to Conscious Cities

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It’s almost time for Securing New Ground (SNG), the annual executive conference  hosted by the Security Industry Association (SIA), and we’re looking forward to an exciting lineup of discussions on the security business trends that matter most. In one of the event’s featured discussions – The Smart City of the Future Will Be Conscious – a…

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SIA Technology Insights STI Fall 2018
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SIA Technology Insights – Fall 2018

In every issue of SIA Technology Insights, we try to look to the cutting edge (and sometimes even to the bleeding edge) of security technology, to ensure you stay current with the steady whir of technology change. In that spirit, we start this issue off with two technologies – social media and facial recognition – that are seeing great adoption in the consumer space and poised to be adopted for security and safety applications.

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