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SIA Letter of Support for the Advancing Facial Recognition Act
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has offered its support for H.R. 6929, the Advancing Facial Recognition Act, which requires federal agencies to complete a study on facial recognition technologies.Keep Reading »
Coalition Letter to Congress on NDAA Section 889 Part B
This letter from a coalition of leading associations, including the Security Industry Association (SIA) and partners — Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), the Alliance for Automotive Innovation, the American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC), the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), the Semiconductor Industry Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce — was delivered to members of Congress on April 15. It requests a delay of implementation of section 889(a)(1)(B) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (P.L. 115–232), commonly referred to as part B, to no earlier than August 13, 2021.Keep Reading »
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.Keep Reading »
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.Keep Reading »
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.Keep Reading »
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.Keep Reading »