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.

Introducing the Data Privacy Microlearning Series

SIA has created five mini-webinars designed to enhance members' knowledge of key privacy issues and concepts, including best practices, risk management, legislation, GDPR and PII.

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Ensuring Connectivity to Enhance Security

I recently conducted an interview with security industry veteran Michael Kemp about connectivity issues for the Security…

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SIA New Member Profile: Dragonfruit AI

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Dragonfruit AI provides an integrated cloud storage and video analytics solution.…

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Details on benefits to small businesses in COVID-19 stimulus bill now signed into law

Summary of New COVID-19 Stimulus Law “Phase 3”

On March 27, President Trump enacted H.R. 748, known as “Phase 3,” a $2 trillion stimulus package…

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Security Industry Association and ASIS International Form New Partnership

Leading security associations join forces to deliver increased services to global security leaders as a result of…

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SIA Preparedness Update

Joint Statement on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) From the Electronic Security and Life Safety Industry Associations

[As part of our ongoing efforts to keep you informed about SIA’s efforts to assist its members…

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Security Industry Association Announces the Spring 2020 Denis Hebert Scholarship Winner

Scholarship program presented in partnership with the University of Texas’ Center for Identity will award $5,000 to…

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Access our Archived Webinars

All SIA Webinars are 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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The Sharing Economy: Why Integrators and Manufacturers Must Work Together to Improve Customer Care

For the past 30 years, a core set of assumptions has remained the same in the security…

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The Heat Is On: How High-Quality Thermal Cameras See Threats That Other Solutions Cannot

Thermal sensors capture something that the naked eye cannot see: heat. What distinguishes thermal cameras from other…

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The Keys to Electronic Access Control: How Security and Convenience Can Increase With Modern Lock Technology

Electronic access control is growing at a rate that outpaces other security technologies. This growth is driven…

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There are many opportunities to contribute independent, non-commercial content to SIA’s online Knowledge Center as well as to our blog and to our SIA Technology Insights journal.

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SIA Select 2020: Guide to SIA Members

SIA Select: The Official Guide to SIA Members

SIA Select is the official guide to SIA member companies. Use this guide to find the best suppliers, partners and vendors for security products, solutions and services. Inside this guide are hundreds of product and services firms, and as SIA members, they are leaders committed to professionalism.

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SIA Technology Insights – Spring 2020

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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Face Facts: How Facial Recognition Makes Us Safer and the Dangers of a Blanket Ban

SIA outlines the accuracy and key benefits of modern facial recognition technology, real success stories and why a blanket ban puts Americans at risk.

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Security Market Index: January 2020 Edition

January 2020’s Security Market Index (SMI) is 55 — lower than the November 2019 SMI of 69 and the September 2019 SMI of 59 but still indicating positive conditions within the industry.

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Security Megatrends: The 2020 Vision for the Security Industry

Security Megatrends, an annual publication of the Security Industry Association, analyzes and forecasts the major trends affecting security industry businesses. The publication captures a vision of the industry’s future and distills key trends that will impact your organization in the coming year.

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Security Market Index: November 2019 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the November SMI shows that confidence in the security industry is coming back after a September dip.

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SIA ESA TMA Letter to Public Safety Leaders on Essential Workers

SIA, ESA and TMA Letter to Leaders on Importance of Electronic Security, Fire, Life Safety and Monitoring Services

The electronic security and life safety industry associations, in partnership with hundreds of industry executives, are calling state leadership to ensure that essential emergency services are not suspended or impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Joint Letter to Federal, State and Local Officials From SIA, ESA and TMA

The Security Industry Association, the Electronic Security Association and The Monitoring Association partnered to develop this joint letter to federal, state and local officials in an effort to do their part to help fight the coronavirus pandemic during this extraordinary time.

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SIA Testimony on Facial Recognition Technology: Ensuring Commercial Transparency and Accuracy

SIA testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Jan. 15, 2020, on the use of facial recognition technology, its potential implications and possible legislative solutions to avoid risks.

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Security Market Index: March 2019 Edition

New product introductions, product and service sales and new orders are driving overall confidence in the security industry.