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Security Industry Association Reveals Agenda for GovSummit 2018

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Summit to Highlight Top Security Issues Facing Government Agencies Silver Spring, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda for its annual public policy and government security technology conference, SIA GovSummit. This event – held June 27 and 28 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, D.C. – will bring together government security…

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Weighing the Effectiveness of Homeland Security Science and Technology

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SIA’s Jake Parker testified before a panel of the House Homeland Security Committee on Nov, 7, 2017. Collaboration is strong between the security industry and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate but the industry harbors some concerns about the future of specific programs and their effectiveness, testified Jake Parker, Director…

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Making the Case for Participation in DHS Research Programs

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) enjoys a strong and productive relationship with the Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which fosters innovation in the private sector, SIA Director of Government Relations Jake Parker will tell Congress on Tuesday. Speaking for nearly 800 private sector companies, Parker will share SIA…

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SIA Director of Government Relations Jake Parker to Testify Before Congress

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Parker to discuss collaboration between security industry and the Department of Homeland Security research wing. Silver Spring, Md. —Jake Parker, director of government relations at the Security Industry Association (SIA), will testify before the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications, chaired by Rep. Dan Donovan, R-N.Y., on Tuesday, Nov. 7…

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House Homeland Security Committee Passes SIA-Backed Border Security Bill

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) endorsed H.R. 3548, the Border Security for America Act of 2017 (BSAA), authored by House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, R.-Texas, and co-sponsored by 70 members of Congress. The House Homeland Security Committee gave the bill a favorable report on Oct. 4. On Wednesday, McCaul said the bill would authorize…

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SIA Endorses Border Security for America Act

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Association urges favorable report for border security bill after House committee markup on Oct. 4. Silver Spring, Md. —The Security Industry Association (SIA) has endorsed H.R. 3548, the Border Security for America Act of 2017 (BSAA), authored by House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, R.-Texas, and co-sponsored by more than 60 members of Congress. The…

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Can’t Go It Alone: How Industry Partnerships Make Impacts Securing the Homeland

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As the research and engineering arm of the 22 organizations making up the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), DHS Science and Technology (S&T) has developed close working relationships with the private sector in order to effectively respond to emerging threats and to keep pace with rapid advances in technology. Our relationships with the SIA community…

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SIA Opens Registration for SIA GovSummit 2017

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SIA Gov Summit will be held at The Liaison Capitol Hill on June 28-29, 2017. Silver Spring, Md. — The Security Industry Association (SIA) opened registration for its annual public policy conference, SIA GovSummit. At SIA GovSummit 2017, security industry leaders and government officials meet and examine policy trends, technology requirements and risk assessments to…

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A New Critical Infrastructure Leadership Role for SIA

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If you consider yourself to be a leader in offering solutions to protect our nation’s critical infrastructure, you will be interested to know more about the involvement of the Security Industry Association (SIA) with a new DHS Center of Excellence known as the Critical Infrastructure and Resilience Institute (CIRI). Funded through a $20 million, five-year…

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