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.

Jimmie Lee
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Featured Session at Cyber:Secured Forum: Technologies Transforming Cyber-Physical Security

Cyber:Secured Forum is coming soon! ISC Security Events, PSA Security Network and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have come together to create an educational two-day event connecting the worlds of cybersecurity, physical security and systems integration. This second annual cybersecurity educational summit will take place July 29-31 at the Westin Dallas Park Central in Dallas,…

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Featured Session at Cyber:Secured Forum: View From the CISO’s Office

Cyber:Secured Forum is coming soon! ISC Security Events, PSA Security Network and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have come together to create an educational two-day event connecting the worlds of cybersecurity, physical security and systems integration. This second annual cybersecurity educational summit will take place July 29-31 at the Westin Dallas Park Central in Dallas,…

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Your Session Road Map for Cyber:Secured Forum

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Cyber:Secured Forum (July 29-31 in Dallas, Texas) is quickly approaching! This second annual cybersecurity educational summit will help your company: MINIMIZE the risk of cyberattacks on your integrated systems MAXIMIZE protection of your organization and clients MONETIZE cybersecurity by turning risk into business opportunities A day and a half of engaging general sessions for the…

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Security Megatrend: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing platforms and applications are proliferating across enterprises today, serving as the IT infrastructure driving new digital businesses. The cloud is an enabling technology for security integrators, who can provide managed services and the cost and labor advantages of off-site servers to their customers. In the Security Industry Association’s 2019 Megatrends report, showcasing the major…

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Mitigating Risks From A to Z-Wave
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Mitigating Risks From A to Z-Wave

A wireless standard delivers interoperability but could create vulnerability Zigbee and Z-Wave are wireless standards that enable home and building automation devices to communicate with each other without using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Z-Wave is lower power than Wi-Fi and has a longer range than Bluetooth. This article will examine the complexities and vulnerabilities introduced by…

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Artificial Intelligence, Real Security

AI has the potential to enhance multiple components of security systems When considering the challenges of ensuring life safety, improving physical security and increasing employee and contractor accountability, there are more options available than ever before. It is important to develop a comprehensive plan that includes layers of protection and utilizes the appropriate technology to…

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Spring 2019 SIA Technology Insights
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SIA Technology Insights – Spring 2019

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. This edition examines the new world of security, where everything is online, machines are learning to perform tasks and threats can come from anywhere in the world.

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