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Winners of SIA’s 2020 New Product Showcase Awards

Leica Geosystems took top honors in annual award recognizing innovative security products
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07/09/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—Since its inception in 1979, the SIA New Product Showcase awards company’s creativity in creating new products for the security industry. These new products are reviewed by a panel of volunteer judges with extensive industry experience.

SIA opposes act to ban biometric, image analytic technologies

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07/06/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association has announced its strong opposition to the recently introduced bicameral Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act that would impose a blanket ban on most federal use of nearly all biometric and related image analytics technologies.

SIA adopts new ethics principles

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06/30/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA), through its Ethics in Security Technology Working Group, has developed the SIA Membership Code of Ethics, a set of nine principles designed to promote the highest standards of conduct among its members.

ISC West 2020 in-person event has been canceled

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06/25/2020

Originally scheduled for October 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada, ISC West 2020 has been canceled due to industry and market circumstances; however, Reed Exhibitions, along with Premier Sponsor SIA, will transform ISC West 2020 into an all-virtual event taking place October 5-7,

AcceleRISE 2020 goes virtual

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06/09/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The second annual AcceleRISE conference, hosted by Security Industry Association’s RISE community for young security professionals and professionals new to the industry, will now be held virtually, July 27-31, as opposed to taking place in Austin, Texas

SIA open protocol approved as international standard

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06/08/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—Developed and maintained by the Security Industry Association (SIA) OSDP Working Group since 2011, the SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP), an access control communications standard to improve interoperability among access control and security products, has been approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

ISC West 2020 to take place in October

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04/09/2020

NORWALK, Conn.—ISC Security Events Team sent an email to ISC West exhibitors announcing that ISC West will now take place October 5-8 at Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

Security industry goes virtual during crisis

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03/25/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—As more and more city-based governments across the U.S. order residents to “shelter in place” and “non-essential” businesses to close, it is refreshing to see security considered an “essential” business, and to see how the industry has transitioned, almost seamlessly, to the virtual world.

Leading security associations join forces

Teaming up helps deliver increased services to global security leaders
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03/23/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and SILVER SPRING, Md.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have entered into a partnership to best aid in the COVID-19 recovery and rebuilding efforts of their diverse group of 34,000 member professionals and over 1,000 member companies.

Business continuity, cybersecurity tips and valuable resources

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

I refuse to give the coronavirus power by using it as click bait in my blog title; however, staying true to my blog, “Monitoring Matters,” I do see that education is necessary during this time of our lives.

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