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Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: K-12 Education

This 2021 vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for SIA, examines key school security market drivers and barriers, funding opportunities and the role of security technology in helping administrators protect students, teachers, staff and facilities.

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Security Policy Brief: Background Check Legislation & the Security Industry

In this video, learn about recently introduced state bills related to background checks and identification, their impact…

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SIA New Member Profile: Credo Cyber Consulting LLC

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Credo Cyber Consulting LLC specializes in cyber and physical security consulting…

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Support the SIA Women in Security Forum’s Essentials 4 Job Security Giveback

At ISC West 2021, the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum is calling upon our…

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AcceleRISE: The Challenge, Aug. 23-25, 2021

Security Industry Association Announces Agenda & Speaker Lineup for 2021 AcceleRISE: The Challenge Virtual Conference

AcceleRISE – hosted by SIA’s RISE community – is an essential experience for tomorrow’s security leaders taking…

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SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship Deadline Extended to June 30

Become a donor – Join leading companies who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to progress in the security…

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Security Industry Association Releases Privacy Code of Conduct

The publication is designed to help security technology companies enhance their management of personal information.   SILVER…

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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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Developing the Security Solutions of the Future: Focusing on Intervention and Prevention to Add Value and Effectiveness

Traditional professional and do-it-yourself (DIY) alarm systems are too limited to address today’s challenges of protecting people…

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What Recurring Monthly Revenue Means for Integrators: As Use of the Cloud Expands, So Do Opportunities for RMR

The recurring monthly revenue concept in the security industry was once defined as integrators monitoring and managing…

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Video Intercoms in a Post-Pandemic World: How Residential Security Systems Have Taken On New Functions

During the past year and a half, our homes have become much more than living spaces. They…

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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 Technology Insights – Summer 2021

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 lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on security operations, from touchless access control to temperature screening, as well as topics like how security technology is evolving from detection to intervention and prevention.

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Security Market Index: June/July 2021 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the June/July 2021 SMI shows that the security industry’s outlook is on the rise, with a SMI of 67, up from 54 in April/May.

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Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: K-12 Education

Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: K-12 Education

This 2021 vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for the Security Industry Association (SIA), assesses the U.S. market for physical security equipment in K-12 school security applications. It examines key market drivers and barriers for the school security vertical, the role of security technology in helping administrators protect their students, teachers, staff and facilities. It also explores funding opportunities for school security projects.

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Security Market Index: June/July 2021 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the June/July 2021 SMI shows that the security industry’s outlook is on the rise, with a SMI of 67, up from 54 in April/May.

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Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: K-12 Education

Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: K-12 Education

This 2021 vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for the Security Industry Association (SIA), assesses the U.S. market for physical security equipment in K-12 school security applications. It examines key market drivers and barriers for the school security vertical, the role of security technology in helping administrators protect their students, teachers, staff and facilities. It also explores funding opportunities for school security projects.

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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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Coalition White House Letter Opposing a Blanket Moratorium on Facial Recognition

SIA joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a group of other associations in sending a letter to President Biden expressing concern with blanket moratoriums on facial recognition and advocating for a combination of technological safeguards and policy measures to effectively mitigate any risks associated with the technology and ensure that it is developed and used responsibly.

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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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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.