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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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U.S. Department of Justice Accepting 2019 School Security Grant Applications

The School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) is currently accepting school safety and security grants provided by the…

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SIA New Member Profile: fireNspec

fireNspec, a new SIA member company, is an app and mobile, cost-effective and efficient inspection software solution…

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SIA New Member Profile: Arcules

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Arcules was created to reinvent the video monitoring industry with video…

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NPS Winner IPVideo Corporation

Security Industry Association Announces Winners of the 2019 SIA New Product Showcase Awards

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IPVideo Corporation took the top honors in SIA’s annual award program recognizing innovative security products at ISC…

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2019 SIA Board
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Security Industry Association Announces 2019 Executive Committee, Welcomes New Members to the Board of Directors

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SIA announced the new board and executive committee members at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting at…

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SIA and NCS4 to Present Scott Dunn With 2019 Sports Security Innovator Award

Dunn to Be Honored for Innovation in Solving Sports Safety and Security Challenges 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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Spring 2019 SIA Technology Insights
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SIA Technology Insights – Spring 2019

In every issue of SIA Technology Insights, we try to look to the cutting edge (and sometimes even to the bleeding edge) of security technology, to ensure you stay current with the steady whir of technology change. This edition examines the new world of security, where everything is online, machines are learning to perform tasks and threats can come from anywhere in the world.

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Security Market Index
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Security Market Index: March 2019 Edition

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Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the March 2019 Security Market Index shows the security industry slightly down but steady in 2019. New product introductions, product and service sales and new orders are driving overall confidence in the security industry, as optimism in those three areas keep the March index at 60, down from the 54 index reported for both January 2019 and November 2018.

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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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Security Market Index
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Security Market Index: March 2019 Edition

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Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the March 2019 Security Market Index shows the security industry slightly down but steady in 2019. New product introductions, product and service sales and new orders are driving overall confidence in the security industry, as optimism in those three areas keep the March index at 60, down from the 54 index reported for both January 2019 and November 2018.

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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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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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Letter of Support for Artificial Intelligence Job Opportunities and Background Summary Act

In a March 4, 2019, letter to U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, the Security Industry Association (SIA) expressed strong support for H.R. 827, the Artificial Intelligence Job Opportunities and Background Summary Act of 2019, which directs the U.S. Department of Labor to work with businesses and educational institutions to analyze the future growth of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and its impact on the American workforce.

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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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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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