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SIA Technology Insights – Fall 2021

This edition of SIA Technology Insights features articles from experts on topics ranging from how artificial intelligence impacts physical security to SIA’s Open Supervised Device Protocol standard, cannabis security and cyber-physical security convergence.

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SIA New Member Profile: PureTech Systems

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member PureTech Systems Inc. is a privately owned technology corporation established in…

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SIA New Member Profile: Constant Technologies

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Constant Technologies specializes in mission-critical audio/visual (A/V) integration and custom control…

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SIA Women in Security Forum BReakfast at ISC East 2021

SIA Women in Security Forum Breakfast at ISC East Shares Public Speaking Techniques for Great Presentations

On Nov. 18 at ISC East 2021, the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum (WISF)…

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Security Industry Association Names New Director of Standards and Technology

Edison Shen will lead SIA’s standards and technical program activities and develop content on cybersecurity and technology…

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Join the CAN DO Challenge! Nov. 15-30, 2021

SIA Women in Security Forum Announces 2021 CAN DO Challenge to Combat Food Insecurity

WISF is calling upon our friends throughout the security industry and beyond to help overcome hunger in…

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Securing New Ground: The Business of Security, a Global Digital Experience, Oct. 28, Virtual

Security Industry Association Unveils Program for 2021 Securing New Ground Conference

Top C-suite leaders, cybersecurity experts and business luminaries will headline the security industry’s executive conference taking place…

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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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Solving Business Challenges With Computer Vision: Artificial Intelligence Technologies Will Soon Be Transformative

Alan Turing is considered to be a founding pioneer of artificial intelligence (AI), dating back to the…

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The Future Is Autonomous: AI Will Enable Security Solutions to Analyze and Act

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a part of our everyday lives. People interact with AI, for example,…

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There Is a Hole in the Boat: Why Access Control Professionals Need to Move From Wiegand to OSDP

Many of the people reading this publication are, presumably, security professionals who take pride in leveraging their…

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Security Market Index: November/December 2021 Edition

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SIA Technology Insights – Fall 2021

SIA Technology Insights is a journal produced semiannually by SIA that distills the most current thinking for applying today’s security technologies.

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TAMCO Security Integrator’s Playbook: How to Make the Pivot to a Service Sales Model & Build Recurring Monthly Revenue

This e-book is a comprehensive roadmap designed to lead integrators to successfully making the pivot to a service sales model and building recurring monthly revenue streams.

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Security Market Index: November/December 2021 Edition

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Security Market Index: August/September 2021 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the August/September 2021 Security Market Index showed strong industry confidence with a SMI of 64, despite new shutdowns and fear over the delta variant of COVID-19.

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Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: Federal, State & Local Government

This 2021 vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for SIA, assesses the U.S. market for physical security equipment in federal, state and local government. It examines key market drivers and barriers for the government security vertical, how federal versus state and local governments handle contractor selection and funding and how to win business with government entities.

 

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Comments on FAR Buy American Rule Changes

SIA submitted comments in response to 2021 amendments to the FAR Buy American Act regulations.

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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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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.