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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.

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SIA has created five mini-webinars designed to enhance members' knowledge of key privacy issues and concepts, including best practices, risk management, legislation, GDPR and PII.

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SchoolSafety.gov Endorses the PASS K-12 School Safety Guidelines

This month, the U.S. departments of Education, Health & Human Services, Homeland Security and Justice launched the…

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SIA New Member Profile: Alliance Security

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Alliance Security offers a comprehensive range of security service solutions in…

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What NIST Data Shows About Facial Recognition and Demographics

In December 2019, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published the most comprehensive report to…

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PSA and SIA Announce Cybersecurity Track and Innovation Keynote From Alec Ross at TEC 2020

WESTMINSTER, Colo. – PSA, the world’s largest security and systems integrator consortium, and the Security Industry Association…

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Security Industry Association Names SIA RISE Steering Committee as 2020 Chairman’s Award Winner

Leadership of the SIA RISE community, which fosters the careers of young security professionals, will be honored…

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ISC West Unveils SIA Education@ISC Program Focused on Today’s Biggest Converged Security Issues

Education sessions cover wide range of physical, public safety and cybersecurity trends LAS VEGAS, Nev. – ISC…

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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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How to Attract Talent in Security Positions

Security is an element that many businesses forget to prioritize over other operations, and finding the right…

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More POwEr: How Much Can Power Over Ethernet Deliver?

Finally, it happened. On Sept. 27, 2018, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) formally approved…

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How Video, Big Data and Analytics Are Providing Insights and Driving Efficiency in the Retail Sector

It’s no secret that the retail industry is growing more competitive by the day as brick-and-mortar store…

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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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What NIST Data Shows About Facial Recognition and Demographics

In December 2019, the National Institute of Standards and Technology published the most comprehensive report to date on the performance of facial recognition algorithms. A closer look at the findings in their proper context is essential to understanding the implications.

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Security Market Index: January 2020 Edition

January 2020’s Security Market Index (SMI) is 55 — lower than the November 2019 SMI of 69 and the September 2019 SMI of 59 but still indicating positive conditions within the industry.

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GDPR and the Security Industry

SIA provides an overview of GDPR’s impact on non-EU organizations, including when these organizations are covered and what they need to do to comply.

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Security Market Index: January 2020 Edition

January 2020’s Security Market Index (SMI) is 55 — lower than the November 2019 SMI of 69 and the September 2019 SMI of 59 but still indicating positive conditions within the industry.

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Security Megatrends: The 2020 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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Security Market Index: November 2019 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the November SMI shows that confidence in the security industry is coming back after a September dip.

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SIA Testimony on Facial Recognition Technology: Ensuring Commercial Transparency and Accuracy

SIA testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Jan. 15, 2020, on the use of facial recognition technology, its potential implications and possible legislative solutions to avoid risks.

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Coalition Letter Opposing a Moratorium on Facial Recognition Technology

SIA, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and several other organizations, has urged Congress to collaborate with all stakeholders to address concerns raised by facial recognition technology and provide a consistent set of rules across the United States rather than issue a moratorium on the technology.

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SIA Signs Multi-Organization Letter to Congress on Facial Recognition

SIA has urged Congress to consider viable alternatives to bans on facial recognition to allow safe, accurate and effective use of the technology.

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Security Market Index: March 2019 Edition

New product introductions, product and service sales and new orders are driving overall confidence in the security industry.