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

Security Market Index: April/May 2021

SIA's latest review of current market conditions shows the industry’s confidence on the rise at 54, up from 44 in January/February, and strong optimism for the months ahead.

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4 ISC West Sessions That Will Help Your Integration Business

ISC West 2021 is coming up July 19-21 in Las Vegas, and the Security Industry Association (SIA)…

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SIA New Member Profile: Openpath

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Openpath is a leader in touchless, modern access control and workplace safety automation.…

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5 Can’t-Miss Sessions for Security Practitioners & End Users at ISC West

ISC West 2021 is coming up July 19-21 in Las Vegas, and the Security Industry Association (SIA)…

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Security Industry Association Applauds Senate Passage and Prioritization of U.S. Innovation and Competition Act

The bipartisan bill promotes U.S. leadership in technological advancements, including biometrics, artificial intelligence and robotics.   SILVER…

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Baltimore City Council Votes to Approve Extreme Ban on Facial Recognition

SILVER SPRING, Md. – On June 8, the Baltimore City Council voted 13-2 to approve what would…

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2021 SIA New Product Showcase Merit Award, Marc R. Tardiff, Founder, MRT Security Consulting LLC

Security Industry Association Names Marc R. Tardiff as 2021 Winner of the SIA New Product Showcase Merit Award

Tardiff will be honored on June 17 for his commitment to the SIA New Product Showcase program…

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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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Why Open Source Intelligence Needs to Be Part of Your Risk Awareness Strategy

Summary: Open-source intelligence (OSINT) is a critical part of your risk profile. Properly assimilated and used, this…

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The Impact of Emotions on Corporate Crisis Management

How emotions are changing the security requirements for corporations and the security professionals charged with mitigating risk…

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Enhancing Vehicle Inspections with Artificial Intelligence

Computer vision “sees” details that can match cars to a database and identify threats Technology offers new…

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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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SIA Privacy Code of Conduct

SIA encourages organizations to design and implement a privacy program based on ethical principles, robust security, applicable regulations and laws and end user expectations.

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2021 SIA New Product Showcase Product Guide

Get a closer look at some of the innovative security products being delivered by SIA member companies now and solutions you’ll see at the 2021 SIA New Product Showcase Virtual Awards Ceremony.

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Security Market Index: April/May 2021 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the April/May 2021 Security Market Index (SMI) shows that the security industry’s outlook is rebounding, with a SMI of 54.

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Security Market Index: April/May 2021 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the April/May 2021 Security Market Index (SMI) shows that the security industry’s outlook is rebounding, with a SMI of 54.

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Physical Security Market Overview: Q2 2021

This four-page brief, created for SIA members by Omdia in partnership with SIA, provides an update on adoption and opportunities for security as a service (SaaS), encompassing access control as a service (ACaaS) and video surveillance as a service (VSaaS). It also includes research and data on the body-worn camera market and examines purchases of open systems and edge devices vs. end-to-end security solutions.

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Security Market Index: January/February 2021 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the January/February 2021 Security Market Index (SMI) shows that the security industry’s outlook dipped slightly at the start of the new year, with a SMI of 44.

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Coalition Letter Expressing Concerns With Banning Consumer Use of Facial Recognition

SIA and other associations expressed concerns with a proposal that would ban nearly all applications of facial recognition technology in Baltimore.

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SIA Letter to POTUS VPOTUS on Biometrics

SIA Letter to President and Vice President on Facial Recognition

On March 17, 2021, the Security Industry Association (SIA) provided a letter to the President and Vice President of the United States addressing the importance of biometrics in government and commercial applications – in particular, the use of facial recognition technology. The letter encouraged the administration and Congress to create legislation and policies that would provide a constructive framework for how facial recognition can be used responsibly.

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Multi-Association Letter Supporting CHIPS for America Act Funding

In light of the global chip shortage, SIA joined a coalition of organizations in urging Congress to support President Biden’s $50 billion funding request for the CHIPS for America Act.

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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.