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SIA RISE Profile: Committee Chair Brendan McFall

Read our interview with RISE Committee Chair Brendan McFall of Northland Controls, as the Security Industry Association…

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Manufacture Equipment Used in Central Stations? Support TMA’s Appeal of NFPA-72 Vote Immediately

Dear SIA Member, On Aug. 14, our industry colleagues at The Monitoring Association (TMA)  will present an…

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SIA Announces New Networking and Roundtable Series on Workforce Development

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Concurrently with the SIAThere! series of complimentary networking events, the Security Industry Association (SIA) will hold a…

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latest press releases from NEWSROOM

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New Research Reveals Intelligent Building Security Risks, Vulnerabilities and Mitigation Strategies

Groundbreaking report includes guidance to aid decision makers and help protect buildings against an array of threats…

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Security Industry Association to Present Award Highlighting Advancement of Women in Security

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Nominations sought for first-ever SIA Progress Award; recipient to be recognized at 2018 SIA Honors Night SILVER…

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Security Industry Association Announces RISE Scholarship Opportunity for Young Security Professionals

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$30,000 in RISE Scholarships Available to Help in Reaching Professional Development and Educational Goals SILVER SPRING, Md.…

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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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GDPR and the Security Industry
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GDPR and the Security Industry

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The European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on data privacy went into effect on May…

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24-Hour Perimeter Protection

Relentless defense for critical infrastructure The challenges to perimeter protection seem to grow more nefarious every day.…

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Early Alerts Spur Action

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Why corporate security teams rely on social media for real-time information Social media is transforming information distribution.…

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Contribute to SIA’s Knowledge Center

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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more from REPORTS & PUBLICATIONS

Employer’s Complete Guide to Hiring

Produced exclusively for the Security Industry Association (SIA) as a benefit to association members, this reference guide to hiring employees covers the entire hiring process, from identifying the correct cultural fit to interviews, job offers and negotiations, and even includes bonus material about onboarding and best managing an employee’s first 90 days. Written as a tutorial and augmented with extensive indexes, this report provides a step-by-step guide to help your company make better hiring decisions based on your specific needs.

Resource available at: https://www.securityindustry.org/hiring-guide/

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Intelligent Building Systems - Building Automation & Control Systems: An Investigation into Vulnerabilities, Current Practice and Security Management Best Practice
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Intelligent Building Management Systems Report on Building Automation and Control Systems

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Co-presented by the ASIS Foundation, BOMA International (BOMA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA), these report and research materials provide groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind guidance for practitioners in the security and building management fields. Intelligent Building Management Systems: Guidance for Protecting Organizations provides a framework to help decision-makers assign a risk-based criticality or impact to their building and asks relevant security questions to develop appropriate mitigation strategies. It also serves to establish a common language between the many intelligent building stakeholders.

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SIA GovSummit 2018 Highlights

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GovSummit 2018 was a huge success; check out this report for summary findings, session notes and perspectives from the event.

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Intelligent Building Systems - Building Automation & Control Systems: An Investigation into Vulnerabilities, Current Practice and Security Management Best Practice
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Intelligent Building Management Systems Report on Building Automation and Control Systems

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Co-presented by the ASIS Foundation, BOMA International (BOMA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA), these report and research materials provide groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind guidance for practitioners in the security and building management fields. Intelligent Building Management Systems: Guidance for Protecting Organizations provides a framework to help decision-makers assign a risk-based criticality or impact to their building and asks relevant security questions to develop appropriate mitigation strategies. It also serves to establish a common language between the many intelligent building stakeholders.

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Security Market Index – July 2018 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the July 2018 Security Market Index shows that confidence within the security seems to be recovering slightly after a rocky spring.

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Security Market Index – May 2018 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the May 2018 Security Market Index shows that security professionals are seeing slowing industry growth in Q2 of 2018.

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more from DOCUMENTS

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SIA Privacy Profile References

The Security Industry Association shares General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) references for physical security and identity in the United States.

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An Information Security Overview

Modern information security doctrine emphasizes multiple concentric rings, creating a multilayered defensive perimeter. This white paper by Adam Firestone explores key data and information security concepts and mechanisms.

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Comments on National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 3000 Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Program (ASHER)

Learn about how the NFPA’s new standard on reacting to a hostile event will impact the security industry and access additional resources, tools and supplementary standards that can help in conjunction with NFPA 3000.

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