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.
As representatives of the security practitioners and security solutions providers responsible for protecting people and assets around the globe, our organizations have long championed and promoted robust cyber readiness education and adherence to international cybersecurity standards. We share a unified vision to continuously strengthen cyber readiness practices by all stakeholders within the security ecosystem. It is…Keep Reading »
On April 13, the Security Industry Association (SIA) Cybersecurity Advisory Board will present the first offering in its Resilience Series. This new series of virtual events will showcase cybersecurity insights, exercises and discussions to make the physical security industry more cyber-resilient as a whole. Attendees are invited to take part in engaging discussions where we…Keep Reading »
One of the biggest emerging challenges for businesses involves implementing data privacy practices that meet both compliance demands and consumer expectations. This can be especially true for small businesses that lack the resources of enterprise-level organizations. During the past few years, the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) Data Privacy Advisory Board has sought to assist members…Keep Reading »
On Data Privacy Day 2021, the Security Industry Association (SIA) reiterates its commitment to promoting sound data privacy practices in the converged security technology sector. SIA in 2017 created the Data Privacy Advisory Board, and during the past four years, that panel has raised awareness of this critical issue through webinars, white papers, conference presentations,…Keep Reading »
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 IoTKeep Reading »
How SIA works to combat the unscrupulous selling of association and event mailing lists In recent years, we have seen an increase in the prevalence of scams and the fraudulent business practice of selling falsified or stolen mailing lists. In this type of scam, an individual may receive an email request to purchase the mailing…Keep Reading »
Join SIA this Thursday, Nov. 12, for part two of the Risk + Exposure webinar series, Discussions with the SIA Cybersecurity Advisory Board. Hear from keynote speaker, Philip J. Jang, senior manager physical security systems & technology of VMware. Jang will discuss how physical security can take ownership of their IoT universe by leveraging proven…Keep Reading »