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.

Dave Tyson speaks at The Advance 2018
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Dave Tyson on Secrets in Selling to the CISO

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Selling to the CISO is hard, but here’s what a former CISO had to say at The Advance. What are the secrets to selling to a CISO? Dave Tyson of CISO Insights shared his thoughts on this topic as the featured speaker at The Advance, SIA’s Annual Membership Meeting, held on Tuesday, April 10, 2018,…

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GDPR and Its Impact on Security Firms

Don’t miss this just-added educational session at ISC West. The Security Industry Association (SIA), as part of SIA Education@ISC West, has announced the addition of the session “Countdown to GDPR: Impact on the Security Ecosystem and How to Prepare,” to the education seminar series at ISC West. The new European Union (E.U.) General Data Protection…

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Cyber:Secured Forum
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Cyber:Secured Forum Opens Registration, Reveals Agenda

Silver Spring, Md.—Registration is open for Cyber:Secured Forum, a cybersecurity educational summit focusing on integrated systems, in Denver, Colorado, on June 4-6, 2018. The event is being produced in partnership by PSA Security Network, the world’s largest systems integrator cooperative, ISC Security Events (Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading event organizer) and the Security Industry Association…

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Everything Changes: Integrating Mobile Credential with Push Notification

In 2018, what is one of the technologies in our industry that is ripe for “game change”? Where will we see the rules of the game change forever in access control and how? In a word:  Credentials. Why do we make this claim? Three main reasons: Smartphone-based credentials are inherently more secure. Smartphone-based credentials can…

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The Security Buzz: February 23, 2018

Industry News Joe Hoellerer, SIA manager of government relations, recently testified before the New Hampshire House Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee in opposition to N.H. HB 1733, known as the Digital Electronic Repair Act. This bill requires original equipment manufacturers to disclose proprietary source code, diagnostic and repair information to non-certified independent repair providers. SIA…

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New Member Profile: Manything

Manything developed an app that empowers security professionals with remote viewing and offsite cloud storage to camera installations. With Manything Pro, practitioners can set up remote viewing of their security cameras in less than five minutes, according to the company, which has U.S. offices in San Francisco. Manything recently joined the Security Industry Association (SIA),…

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The Security Buzz: February 16, 2018

Florida’s governor and lawmakers joined together in a call for change to prevent future tragedy after the recent school shooting. The incoming Senate president is proposing $100 million for mental health programs for schools and more to harden them against attacks. SIA supports efforts to improve the safety and security of U.S. K-12 schools. To learn…

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Body-Worn and Mobile Video and Sensor Networks

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SIA Education@ISC West will provide conferees with more than 80 sessions of valuable information on important topics in the security industry at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas on April 10-12. Robert Ehlers, Vice President of Business Development, RGB Spectrum, will present Body-Worn and Mobile Video and Sensor Networks on Thursday, April 12, at 9:45…

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A Chat About ISC West 2018 With Will Wise of Reed Exhibitions

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SIA sat down with Will Wise, Group Vice President of the Security Events Portfolio at Reed Exhibitions, about what’s new at this year’s upcoming, highly anticipated ISC West 2018 event, the first and largest go-to converged security event of the year. Explore ISC West and register at http://www.iscwest.com. SIA: What new and exciting updates can…

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