Reports & Publications

Guide your organization with special reports and publications relevant to the security industry through analyses and audits.

hiring guide

Employer’s Complete Guide to Hiring

Produced exclusively for the Security Industry Association (SIA) as a benefit to association members, this reference guide to hiring employees covers the entire hiring process, from identifying the correct cultural fit to interviews, job offers and negotiations, and even includes bonus material about onboarding and best managing an employee’s first 90 days. Written as a tutorial and augmented with extensive indexes, this report provides a step-by-step guide to help your company make better hiring decisions based on your specific needs.

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Intelligent Building Systems - Building Automation & Control Systems: An Investigation into Vulnerabilities, Current Practice and Security Management Best Practice

Intelligent Building Management Systems Report on Building Automation and Control Systems

Co-presented by the ASIS Foundation, BOMA International (BOMA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA), these report and research materials provide groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind guidance for practitioners in the security and building management fields. Intelligent Building Management Systems: Guidance for Protecting Organizations provides a framework to help decision-makers assign a risk-based criticality or impact to their building and asks relevant security questions to develop appropriate mitigation strategies. It also serves to establish a common language between the many intelligent building stakeholders.

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GovSummit 2018 highlights

SIA GovSummit 2018 Highlights

GovSummit 2018 was a huge success; check out this report for summary findings, session notes and perspectives from the event.

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SIA Policy Priorities 2018

2018 SIA Policy Priorities

Learn about SIA’s policy priorities in the areas of airport security, cybersecurity, fair and open trade, school safety, aerial drones and more.

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UAS FAQ for the security industry

UAS FAQ for the Security Industry

SIA is pleased to unveil its UAS FAQ for the Security Industry to assist security providers and practitioners in comprehending the unmanned aerial system (UAS) regulatory landscape prior to procuring and operating aerial drones for commercial security purposes. The fact sheet covers general regulatory requirements for UAS operations, counter-UAS rules and potential legal action, pilot certification requirements and UAS waiver authorization for certain UAS operations.

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SIA Cyber Onboarding Guide for Employees

SIA Cyber Onboarding Guide for Employees

These guidelines for employers and staff will help your company reduce cyber vulnerability, protecting your business and assets.

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