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Minimize Risk by Protecting Privacy document

Minimize Risk by Protecting Privacy: A Primer

SIA has provided a primer on privacy basics. While not comprehensive, these suggestions will help you begin the process of protecting privacy in your organization.

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CARES Act summary document

Summary of CARES Act SBA Paycheck Protection Program & Loan Forgiveness Program

The CARES Act, signed into law March 27, 2020, includes several provisions aimed at providing immediate relief to small businesses and nonprofts impacted by COVID-19.

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Guide to State and Local COVID-19 Programs

Guide to State and Local COVID-19 Programs

This guide to local and state COVID-19 programs has been compiled as part of the SIA and ASIS International partnership to create response-related resources and direct both organizations’ members to current information.

The document is a state-by-state guide to programs, with web links and additional notes.

Special thanks to Ntiva for their research and efforts in compiling this information.

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SIA ESA TMA Letter to Public Safety Leaders on Essential Workers

SIA, ESA and TMA Letter to Leaders on Importance of Electronic Security, Fire, Life Safety and Monitoring Services

The electronic security and life safety industry associations, in partnership with hundreds of industry executives, are calling state leadership to ensure that essential emergency services are not suspended or impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Joint Letter to Federal, State and Local Officials From SIA, ESA and TMA

The Security Industry Association, the Electronic Security Association and The Monitoring Association partnered to develop this joint letter to federal, state and local officials in an effort to do their part to help fight the coronavirus pandemic during this extraordinary time.

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cover of SIA's written testimony

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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