Member Resources

SIA provides a virtual library of information for its members to keep track of the latest trends and insights in the security industry.

Changing the Channel: Drones and Robotics Present Both Challenges and Opportunities to Security Integrators

In this report, produced by the Security Industry Association’s AI, Drones and Robotics Interest Group with support from Robotic Assistance Devices, explore the role of robotics in security, the challenges and benefits presented by autonomous security solutions and how the future of artificial intelligence, robots and drone will change the industry.

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IntelligentSIA: New Member-Created Resources, Can’t-Miss Events and Courses, Networking Opportunities and More

Hey SIA members! Here are the top things you need to know about our latest activities and…

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SIA New Member Profile: Ai-RGUS

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Ai-RGUS offers artificial intelligence (AI) software to manage security camera systems…

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Understanding Different Types and Uses of Video Surveillance Data

Jan. 22-28 is Data Privacy Week, and the Security Industry Association (SIA) Data Privacy Advisory Board is marking the…

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Security LeadHER women in security event conference

ASIS International and Security Industry Association Partner to Advance Opportunities to Advance, Connect and Empower Women in Security

Security LeadHER event set for June 12-13, 2023, in Nashville, Tennessee ALEXANDRIA, Va./SILVER SPRING, Md. – ASIS…

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SIA and ONVIF Present State of the Standards

ONVIF, Security Industry Association Host Joint Webinar to Discuss “State of Standards”

Silver Spring, Maryland – Jan. 18, 2023. ONVIF, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security…

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SIA RISE Leadership Chair and Vice Chair for 2023

Security Industry Association Welcomes New Chair and Vice Chair to Lead SIA RISE Community for Young Professionals

Jake Brown of Secure Access & Digital Systems and Dakota Bierly of Northland Controls will guide RISE…

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Access Our Archived Webinars & Briefings

Each SIA webinar is archived for a minimum of one year to provide you free access to some of our best programs and seminars. View these programs on demand at your convenience.

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ThisPersonDoesNotExist

The Possible Crisis Before Us: How Deepfakes Could Combine With AI, Blockchain, Quantum and Other Threats

Note: The top image for this story is a series of deepfake images from ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com. Acceleration in…

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Transportation Worker Identity Credential: Reviving the Qualified Technology List With Simple Self-Certification Approval Process

The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) is a biometric-enabled smart card identity credential that is issued to…

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AI in Security and Psychology

Emerging Technology Tools Must Account for Human Factors Artificial intelligence (AI) is now a part of our…

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Contribute to the SIA Center of Excellence

The SIA Center of Excellence helps organizations keep at the forefront of ever-changing market demands by fostering knowledge and expertise among employees, contractors and clients. This online repository of vendor-neutral, vetted information includes on-demand training courses, e-learning modules, webinars, articles and more.

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Involuntary Employment Separation and Termination Strategies

This guidance document created by Sean A. Ahrens is designed to be a tool for employers’ person-centric separation processes to manage and mitigate behavioral risk concerns before, during and after involuntary separations or terminations of employees.

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Ten Tips for Implementing Data Privacy

Improve your firm’s data privacy strategy with these tips from the SIA Data Privacy Advisory Board!

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2023 Security Megatrends

Security Megatrends: The 2023 Vision for the Security Industry

Leveraging insights from independent research, surveys, focus groups and top sessions at the Securing New Ground conference, the 2023 Security Megatrends, an annual publication of the Security Industry Association (SIA), provides analysis on 10 top trends affecting security industry businesses and practitioners.

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Security Market Index: November/December 2022 Edition

Provided to Security Industry Association (SIA) members as a review of current market conditions, the November/December 2022 Security Market Index (SMI) research shows industry confidence increasing to a score of 59, up from at 52, up from 52 in September/October and 53 in July/August. An index above 50 indicates that conditions within the industry are largely positive and that security industry professionals are predominantly confident in their business outlooks.

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2023 Security Megatrends

Security Megatrends: The 2023 Vision for the Security Industry

Leveraging insights from independent research, surveys, focus groups and top sessions at the Securing New Ground conference, the 2023 Security Megatrends, an annual publication of the Security Industry Association (SIA), provides analysis on 10 top trends affecting security industry businesses and practitioners.

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SIA Proptech Report - Commercial Real Estate Trends for Security Solutions

SIA Proptech Report

The SIA Proptech Report evaluates proptech trends, market size, and buying interests affiliated with security solutions in commercial real estate, including office environments and multi-family housing.

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SIA Data Privacy Code of Practice for Video Surveillance

Data Privacy Code of Practice – Video Surveillance

The Security Industry Association (SIA) Data Privacy Advisory Board has produced this Code of Practice for Video Surveillance based on common privacy and security principles to provide manufacturers, integrators and end users with guidance that can be used to inform their development of sound policies and best practices that mitigate privacy risks while leveraging the power of video technology.

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SIA Standards Program Policies and Procedures

SIA Standards Program Policies and Procedures

This document provides details on policies and procedures regarding SIA’s standards activities, documents, projects, records, officers, approval flow, patent policy and more.

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School Security Resources from Security Industry Association

Letter of Support for Student and Teacher Safety Act

SIA expressed its support for H.R. 8009, which would fully authorize and encourage schools to use Title IV, Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) block grant funding for school safety infrastructure.

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Security Cornerstones Learning Series

SIA’s Security Cornerstones Learning Series provides a fundamental overview of the business practices and technologies used within today’s physical security industry.  Designed primarily for novice security professionals, the series includes e-learning modules which drive a go-at-your-own-pace understanding of the technology-based approaches that enhance physical security.