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Introducing the Data Privacy Microlearning Series
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.
Security Industry Association Strongly Opposes the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act Citing Immeasurable Benefits of the Proven Technology
SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading trade association representing security solutions providers,…Keep Reading »
Security Industry Association Announces Virtual 2020 AcceleRISE Conference for Young Security Talent
AcceleRISE – an experience hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young security professionals – will take place…Keep Reading »
The International Electrotechnical Commission-approved access control communications standard will be published as IEC 60839-11-5 in July 2020.…Keep Reading »
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For the past 30 years, a core set of assumptions has remained the same in the security…Keep Reading »
Thermal sensors capture something that the naked eye cannot see: heat. What distinguishes thermal cameras from other…Keep Reading »
The Keys to Electronic Access Control: How Security and Convenience Can Increase With Modern Lock Technology
Electronic access control is growing at a rate that outpaces other security technologies. This growth is driven…Keep Reading »
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Security robots can help deter bad actors and effectively perform monotonous or dangerous tasks, and their abilities extend beyond security, making them multi-functional, autonomous remote services platforms.Keep Reading »
Provided to Security Industry Association (SIA) members as a review of current market conditions, SIA’s March 2020 Security Market Index (SMI) is staying steady at 50 — not much of a change from January’s SMI of 55, despite the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.Keep Reading »
On June 10, 2020, SIA CEO Don Erickson wrote to Boston City Council President Kim Janey to express SIA’s concerns with a proposed ordinance banning facial recognition technology in Boston and prohibiting city government officials from leveraging the technology or any information obtained using it.Keep Reading »
SIA and ESA have expressed strong support for S. 3779 and H.R. 7032, which would create a flexible skills training credit to cover costs associated with training and education programs for those who lost jobs as a result of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.Keep Reading »
On March 31, 2020, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law legislation (SB 6280) that requires state and local agencies, including law enforcement, that use or plan to use facial recognition technologies to meet certain reporting and deployment requirements. This FAQ is intended to help both agencies and vendors in the state understand the law’s requirements, with the caveats that ambiguities remain and additional legislative and/or regulatory changes and clarifications are possible.Keep Reading »
Security Market Index: March 2019 Edition
New product introductions, product and service sales and new orders are driving overall confidence in the security industry.