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Asking the Hard Questions About the Security Industry’s Diversity

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has established goals to grow the industry for all stakeholders and to promote diversity throughout the industry. We welcome constructive, open discussion around the important topic of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the security industry. Many have noticed a question raised in our recent report What a Security Career…

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Foundation for Advancing Security Talent Opens Registration for 2023 FAST Golf Classic

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DALLAS, Texas— Registration for the FAST Golf Classic Tournament is now open for 2023.  On March 28, 2023, professionals in the electronic security and life safety industry will gather at the Desert Pines Golf Club for the 2023 Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) Golf Classic Tournament. This annual golf outing, held on the opening Tuesday of ISC West, allows industry professionals to…

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Security Industry Association Announces New Apprenticeship Program for Integrators

SIA’s apprenticeship initiative will meet the demand for a highly skilled technical workforce, grow career development opportunities and diversify the industry’s talent pipeline. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced that it is developing a new apprenticeship program to help address the security industry’s workforce challenges, diversify the talent pipeline and foster career…

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2022 SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship Winners: Kike Adegoke-Ode, Lily Chen, Tia Eskandari, Sophie Faaborg-Andersen, Sydney Freeman, Kathryn Maly, Taylor Scala

Security Industry Association Announces 2022 SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship Winners

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Seven security industry professionals and students will receive scholarships to be used toward continuing education, repayment of student loan debt and professional development.    SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named seven recipients for the 2022 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational…

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Security Industry Association Announces RISE Scholarship Opportunity

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SIA invites its young professional members and student members to apply for this program offering $3,000 scholarships to further their education and career goals.    SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the SIA RISE Scholarship, an initiative led by the SIA RISE community for young professionals. Through the 2023…

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How People Analytics Can Enhance Your Company’s Workforce Development Strategy

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In the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s)  2022 Security Megatrends report, workforce development was listed as the No. 5 Security Megatrend, citing the biggest area of pain for integrators was finding the talent needed to get the work done. With the labor shortage integrators are experiencing, the employee processes within the security industry need to be…

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Help the U.S. Department of Labor Provide Career Info on Security Industry Jobs

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to support the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Information Network (O*NET) program, a free resource for millions of job seekers, employers, veterans, educators and students. SIA invites its members to participate in this important initiative by contributing information on their roles within the security industry. O*NET provides key…

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