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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.

SIA Technology Insights – Spring 2022

In each issue of SIA Technology Insights, SIA looks to the cutting edge of security technology. This edition features expert articles on topics ranging from 3D surveillance control systems’ use of LiDAR to how illumination solutions help agricultural businesses and the unique benefits of overt security.

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When I Say Security Tech, Proptech Says…What?

Here is my thesis:  The security industry is way off on what it thinks the proptech value…

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SIA New Member Profile: Vunetrix

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Vunetrix offers a security network monitoring tool designed to detect real-time…

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Members, We Need Your Feedback on SIA Programs!

Take 5 minutes to respond to our annual membership satisfaction survey to help shape your association –…

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Security Industry Association Reveals Keynote Speakers for 2022 GovSummit

Experts from federal and local government and in counterterrorism advocacy will share insights at SIA’s public policy…

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SIA 2022 Women in Biometrics Award Winners: Gena Alexa, CEO and Founder, Dignari; Amanda Conley, Chief, Human Capital Branch, Office of Biometric Identity Management, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Delia McGarry, Senior Director, U.S. Department of State, IDEMIA National Security Solutions; Diane Stephens, Biometric Standards Coordinator, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Bobby Varma, Co-Founder and CEO, Princeton Identity

Security Industry Association Announces Winners for the 2022 Women in Biometrics Awards

Gena Alexa, Amanda Conley, Delia McGarry, Diane Stephens and Bobby Varma will be honored for their leadership…

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SIA 2022 Legislators of the Year: Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Fairfax)

Security Industry Association Announces 2022 Winners of the SIA Legislator of the Year Award

Virginia Del. Jay Leftwich and Virginia Sen. Scott Surovell will be honored for their leadership in advancing…

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Access Our Archived Webinars & Briefings

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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Using Technology to Bring Employees Back Safely: Touchless Access Control and Other Solutions Enhance Both Security and Health

Will we ever return to the office for good? The rise of the Omicron variant and the…

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Leveraging AI for People Screening: Millimeter Wave Tech and Deep Learning Can Produce Effective, Automated Virtual Searches

Despite advancements in security technologies across nearly every industry, options for screening people have largely remained the…

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Putting Video in a Container: Containerization Technology Can Provide an Integrated and Future-Proof C2 Platform

Video management systems (VMS) will always be necessary for mission-critical organizations because they are the foundational application…

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Contribute to the SIA Center of Excellence

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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The Future of Facial Recognition and Its Impact on Minorities: What Policy Makers and Stakeholders Should Consider

In this publication developed by the Financial Services Innovation Coalition with support from SIA, explore what policy makers and stakeholders should consider when it comes to facial recognition technology, race, diversity and inclusion.

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SIA Technology Insights – Spring 2022

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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Security Market Index: January/February 2022 edition

Security Market Index: January/February 2022 Edition

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more from RESEARCH

Security Market Index: January/February 2022 edition

Security Market Index: January/February 2022 Edition

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Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: U.S. Data Centers

This 2022 vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for SIA, assesses the U.S. market for physical security equipment in data centers. It examines key drivers and barriers for the data center market, how COVID-19 has impacted data centers and how to win business with data center security leaders.


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Security Megatrends: The 2022 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 DOCUMENTS

Letter of Support & Feedback on USICA and COMPETES Act Prior to Senate-House Conference

SIA expressed its support for and feedback on S. 1260, the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA), and H.R. 4521, the America COMPETES Act. SIA’s letter comes ahead of a Senate and House conference to reconcile the differences between the two pieces of bipartisan legislation

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United for Privacy Coalition Letter to President Biden

SIA, as part of a coalition of associations and industry groups, circulated a letter to President Biden as part of an effort to bring a unified cross-industry voice underscoring the need to pass a national privacy

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Letter Strengthening Public Trust for Facial Recognition

SIA sent a letter to congressional leadership recommending how its members can builds public trust surrounding the use of facial recognition technology.

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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.