Join SIA

Why Join SIA?

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is the leading trade association for global security solution providers. As a SIA member, you’ll join a network of more than 1,200 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry.

Becoming a member can advance your company and move your career forward by connecting you with advocacy programs, peer networking and events, top-tier education programs, technology and standards activities, research and publications.

No other organization provides more ways for security industry professionals to connect with the people and resources they need to be successful.

Your Company Belongs Here

Whether you’re a multinational manufacturer of security solutions, an independent systems integrator, a small consulting company or a startup looking to excel, SIA has a place for you. Learn more about our membership categories and levels tailored to your business.

Is Your Company a SIA Member?

Wondering if your company may already be a SIA member? Check our membership directory.

Membership benefits extends to all company employees, so if your company is a member, create your individual account with SIA and start taking advantage of our benefits.

What SIA Does for You

SIA’s volunteers and staff work hard for you every day, organizing events, tracking legislation, developing standards and producing top-quality educational programming – all so you can succeed. Here’s the summary of what we do for you:


SIA testifies before CongressSIA protects and advances its members' interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels.

Your association tracks policy cultivates relationships on Capitol Hill and keeps you updated on changes that can impact your business.

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Events & Networking

Security industry networking events like the SIA Market Leaders ReceptionAs a proud sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and networking opportunities. SIA membership provides a substantial discount to exhibiting at ISC West and ISC East. SIA GovSummit brings together private industry with government decision makers, while Securing New Ground links the security industry's top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking. Additional events, networking opportunities and conferences help connect members with future business partners.

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Professional Development

SIA Education at ISC WestSIA delivers top-tier education programs at leading industry events like ISC West, ISC East, PSA-Tec, SIA GovSummit and Securing New Ground. The association also offers valuable programs including the Security Project Management (SPM) seminars and the Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM) and Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification (SICC) certificate programs. Additionally, our education activities shine in our SIA Webinars series and through the SIA scholarship program.

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Technology & Standards

SIA develops standards and organizes committees and working groups on technology interest areas that are vital to our members. Standards like SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) ensure interoperability as well as high-security, providing real benefits to manufacturers, systems integrators and installing companies, in addition to benefiting security managers.

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Exclusive Content, Research & Publications

Besides our popular weekly SIA Update newsletter, members receive exclusive access to extensive research reports like the bimonthly Security Market Index as well as annual forecast reports like the Security Megatrends publication. Additional publications like the SIA Technology Insights journal showcase members’ thought leadership. SIA's webinar briefings keep SIA members up to date on topics impacting their business.

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Discover the Benefits of Membership

Learn more about what you will gain by joining SIA, from money-saving discounts to complimentary events, speaking opportunities and exclusive information and research only available to SIA members.

Have Questions? Contact us!

Please contact Kevin Murphy, SIA director of member services, at 301-804-4716 or