Professional Development

From educational offerings at the ISC shows to our Certified Security Project Manager program, a program for young security professionals, workforce development initiatives and scholarships, SIA helps shape the talent of our industry.

Introducing the Security Cornerstones Learning Series

SIA's Security Cornerstones Learning Series provides a fundamental overview of the business practices and technologies used within today’s physical security industry.  These e-learning modules drive a go-at-your-own-pace understanding of the technology-based approaches that enhance physical security.

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SIA New Member Profile: Trueface

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Trueface – a team of artificial intelligence and machine learning experts…

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Center of Excellence

SIA Members, Learn How to Contribute to the SIA Center of Excellence

The SIA Center of Excellence is growing fast! As of today, more than 170 different pieces of…

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Security Industry Association Names Chris Peckham Chair of SIA Education and Training Committee

Peckham brings extensive technical and industry knowledge to his role; will help ensure SIA is able to…

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New Dates Added: Online Security Project Management Training

Ready to take your projects to the next level? Get the best of SIA’s SPM training without leaving your home or office – and save hundreds!

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SIA Education at ISC East

At the ISC East tradeshow held every fall in New York City at the Javits Center, SIA produces high-quality education for all show attendees, making ISC East the only industry event at which dealers, installers, integrators, end users, architects and consultants can obtain FREE high-quality industry education.

SIA Education at ISC West

At the ISC West tradeshow held every spring in Las Vegas at the Sands Expo Hall, SIA produces SIA Education@ISC West, a high-quality conference program for show attendees. More than 80 separate seminars are offered with courses are designed for dealers, installers, integrators, end users, architects and consultants

SIA Scholarship Programs

SIA is committed to advancing the security industry by investing in future leaders. Through the SIA RISE Scholarship, SIA awards funding to qualified security professionals who want to advance their career.

Earn the Certification You Deserve

SIA’s Certified Security Project Manager credential is the mark of excellence that systems integrators and security managers need, certifying your project management skills as well as your technical security abilities.

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CSPM Candidate Information Brochure

Get started earning your Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM) credential. Download the application and guide contained within the CSPM Candidate Information Brochure to learn about the credential's requirements and begin your journey to certification.

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Security Project Management Body of Knowledge Guidebook (BOK) + Resource Guide

Developed by industry experts, this resource guide contains of templates, checklists, organizational tools and other materials to help security project managers maintain project timelines and communications to project stakeholders.

CSPM Recertification

After becoming certified, to maintain the certification a CSPM must pay annual certification maintenance fees and recertify every three years.

Growing the Security Talent Pipeline

SIA is making efforts to expand the available workforce for the security industry through development of career path resources and by partnering with colleges, university and technical schools. Help us help you.

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