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Security Megatrends: The 2019 Vision for the Security Industry

A look at the Top 10 trends poised to impact the broader security industry.

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How the New Appropriations Bill Impacts Security Companies

President Trump has signed an appropriations bill funding several government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Homeland…

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Overview of Intelligent Building Management Systems Guidance

The Security Industry Association recently partnered with the ASIS Foundation and the Building Owners and Managers Association…

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SIA 50th anniversary

Quiz: What Was SIA’s Original Name?

The Security Industry Association (SIA) turns 50 in 2019. Which of the following was SIA’s original name…

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latest press releases from NEWSROOM

Elli Voorhees
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Security Industry Association Names New Director of Education and Training

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Elli Voorhees will lead the SIA Education@ISC conference programs and key certification, education, training and career development…

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AcceleRISE
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SIA Launches AcceleRISE, a New Event for Young Professionals in the Security Industry

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SIA leads data privacy efforts
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SIA Leads Security Industry Toward Data Privacy Awareness, Action

Association marks Data Privacy Day with continued efforts to assist members protect consumer data 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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A Guide to Video Management Systems and Key Solutions They Provide

Beyond improvements in media storage and accessibility, video management systems offer customers a range of customizable software…

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A Guide to Essential Types of Security Cameras and When to Use Each Type of Camera

Surveillance cameras (sometimes also called security cameras and even occasionally still referred to as CCTV cameras) come…

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When Should You Upgrade a Legacy Security System?

Three main drivers compel an organization to upgrade or connect legacy systems. Organizations make changes when they…

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Security Market Index January 2019
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Security Market Index: January 2019 Edition

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Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the January 2019 Security Market Index shows the security industry holding steady into 2019. General optimism about current business conditions and steady increases in new product sales, introductions and production keep the index at 65, the same as in November 2018.

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Industry Fundamentals, Part 1
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Industry Fundamentals: Current State, Defects, Gaps and Journey (Member-Created Resource)

SIA member company Securicon, in partnership with D6 Research, commissioned the first installment in a three-part white paper series, Industry Fundamentals: Current State, Defects, Gaps and Journey.

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Security Megatrends 2019

Security Megatrends: The 2019 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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more from RESEARCH

Security Market Index January 2019
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Security Market Index: January 2019 Edition

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Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the January 2019 Security Market Index shows the security industry holding steady into 2019. General optimism about current business conditions and steady increases in new product sales, introductions and production keep the index at 65, the same as in November 2018.

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Security Megatrends 2019

Security Megatrends: The 2019 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.

Keep Reading »
Security Market Index November 2018
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Security Market Index – November 2018 Edition

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Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the November 2018 Security Market Index shows new sales and orders are driving an improved outlook for the security industry.

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more from DOCUMENTS

SIA opposition to Hawaii SB 425
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Opposition to New Hampshire Digital Fair Repair Act

The Security Industry Association has submitted its opposition to New Hampshire’s HB 462, the Digital Fair Repair Act, due to its disclosure mandates for original equipment manufacturers, placing the security condition of certain equipment into a precarious state and jeopardizing warranty policies that have long proven to benefit and protect consumers.

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Letter of Support for Keeping Georgia’s Schools Safe Act

The Security Industry Association has expressed strong support for Georgia’s SB 15, the Keeping Georgia’s Schools Safe Act, which authorizes public schools to request funding assistance from the state for facility safety improvements.

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SIA opposition to Hawaii SB 425
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Opposition to Hawaii Fair Digital Electronic Equipment Repair Act

On Jan. 31, 2019, the Security Industry Association submitted its opposition to Hawaii SB 425, the Fair Digital Electronic Equipment Repair Act, due to its overly broad and vague equipment definition and potential burdensome impact on member companies.

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The Cybersecurity Imperative

An in-depth report with the WSJ Pro Cybersecurity and ESI ThoughtLab created benchmarks and reviewed how top companies are approaching cybersecurity.

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