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Guide to New Tax Incentives for Security and Fire Protection Systems

Designed for sharing with potential buyers of security and fire protection systems, this new guide explains how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 allows more immediate expensing of security and safety systems.

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Richard Brent receives the 2017 Chairman's Award from SIA Chairman Denis Hebert at The Advance 2018
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SIA Honors Industry Achievements at The Advance, 2018 SIA Membership Meeting

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Richard Brent, James Marcella, Ted Curtin and Joel Scwartz recognized by outgoing SIA Chairman Denis Hébert. In…

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Dave Tyson speaks at The Advance 2018
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Dave Tyson on Secrets in Selling to the CISO

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Selling to the CISO is hard, but here’s what a former CISO had to say at The…

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School security
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The Details on New Federal School Security Grants

Congress has provided significant New funding for school security. Here’s what it means for the security industry.…

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2018 SIA New Product Showcase NPS Best New Product Winner IPConfigure
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Security Industry Association Announces 2018 SIA New Product Showcase Winners

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IPConfigure takes top honors in juried awards program presented annually at ISC West. Las Vegas, Nevada (April…

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SIA Chairman Scott Schafer at The Advance 2018

SIA Welcomes New Chairman, Announces Executive Committee and New Board Members

Scott Schafer ratified as SIA Chairman for 2018-2020; 5 new members join Board of Directors. Las Vegas,…

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School Security Safety Funding
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Security Industry Association Applauds Funding of School Safety Grants Program

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President’s signing of Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 provides $25 million immediately, and $33 million annually. Silver…

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Indoor positioning systems beacons
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Applying Indoor Positioning Systems: A Primer for Integrators and Security Specialists

This paper reports on modern indoor positioning system (IPS) technologies that utilize personal smart mobile devices, or…

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Card reader in an access control system
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Cloud-Based and Hosted Access Control: Opportunities for Dealers and Integrators

The cloud access control market is seeing strong growth, according to market research firm IHS Markit, which…

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Reducing workplace violence in hospitals and other healthcare settings
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Mitigating the Risk of Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings

Violence in the workplace continues to be a major problem in medical facilities, despite a decline in…

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Data Privacy and Security Trends for 2018
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Data Privacy and Security Trends for 2018

This paper, produced by the Security Industry Association’s Data Privacy Advisory Board, explores some of the major data privacy and security trends for 2018 for professionals seeking an introduction to this critical issue.

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SIA Export Assistance Guide
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SIA Export Assistance Guide

The SIA Export Assistance Guide was created to assist SIA member companies exploring export opportunities or expanding their participation in trade. This guide provides a listing and helpful information concerning available export assistance programs offered by the federal government, as well as a global directory of industry associations that that could offer assistance in navigating the security market in a specific country or region.

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SIA Guide to Navigating Federal Contracting Rules
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SIA Guide to Navigating Federal Contracting Rules

A comprehensive guide for security manufacturers and integrators, with a special emphasis on domestic content requirements.

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SMI March 2018
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Security Market Index – March 2018 Edition (ISC West Edition)

Ninety-five percent of security industry professionals polled in the latest SIA Security Market Index (SMI) survey say that current business conditions are positive, with 42 percent saying they are “excellent.”

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Security Market Index December 2017

Security Market Index – December 2017 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions the December 2017 edition of the Security Market Index research report indicates largely positive financial confidence.

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Security Market Index

Security Market Index – October 2017 Edition

Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions the October 2017 edition of the Security Market Index research report indicated a return to financial confidence.

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Tax Incentives for Security Systems and Fire Protection Systems
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Guide to New Tax Incentives for Security and Fire Protection Systems

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Take advantage of the NEW $1 million tax benefit by investing in security and life safety measures

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SIA and Other Organizations Jointly Oppose “Right to Repair” Legislation

SIA is actively monitoring legislation that requires original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of digital electronic products to disclose proprietary diagnostic and repair information to independent repair shop owners – known as Right to Repair.

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Rep. Barbara Comstock Lists SIA as Supporter of H.R. 4151, the STREET Act

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SIA sent a letter of support to Reps. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., and Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn., in support of H.R. 4151, the Smart Technology for Resilient, Efficient, Economic and Reliable Transportation in Cities and Communities (STREET) Act.

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