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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On the Edge of Transformation: Securing a Connected Future with IoT

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SIA Education@ISC West 2020 KEYNOTE Description:

Today’s Internet of Things (IoT) solutions are changing the way we work, live and operate—across industrial, commercial, and consumer settings, and beyond.  The IoT space is growing fast: market intelligence firms, like IDC, estimate that by 2025, the world will have over 41 billion connected devices generating almost 80 zettabytes of data—if not higher.  With the proliferation and increasing relevance of IoT devices and solutions—how can you safeguard your customers, devices, and organizations?  In a rapidly evolving marketplace underscored by the convergence of our digital and physical worlds, building the foundation of your IoT ecosystem around security is more critical than ever.  Join this session to learn how AWS IoT enables organizations to protect that ecosystem today—in order to secure the connected world of tomorrow.

Presenter: Michael MacKenzie, GM, IoT Connectivity & Control Services, AWS IoT

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SIA Principles for the Responsible and Effective Use of Facial Recognition Technology

This document explores SIA’s values and the benefits of facial recognition, outlines each of SIA’s core principles regarding the responsible and effective use of facial recognition technology and makes recommendations for public- and private-sector applications of the technology, including use of facial recognition by law enforcement.

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COVID-19 Raises Many Privacy Questions

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The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately brought about an explosion of cyber scams, with bad actors preying on fear, uncertainty and doubt. But it’s also raising some big challenges regarding data privacy because of both the escalated cyber threat and the direct effects of the outbreak itself. The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) recently held…

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