A group of electronic security industry stakeholders have proposed massive revisions to the security and life safety-related facets of the MasterFormat guidelines.
Rodney Bosch · July 09, 2015
With input from security-minded integrators, the Security Industry Association (SIA) is helping the Department of Homeland Security better focus on technology to combat threats.
By Jake Parker · July 09, 2015
Ahead of the SIA Government Summit, the General Services Administration is moving to ensure security and interoperability of access control systems components.
By Mickey McCarter · May 26, 2015
The group will support efforts deploy an airport biometric exit program that adheres to federal statutory mandates with congressional oversight and funding.
SSI Staff · November 18, 2014
The association will introduce two new awards during the gala, including the Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award and the SIA Insightful Practitioner Award.
SSI Staff · November 06, 2014
The Security Industry Association's (SIA) Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has been formed to develop guidelines for use of electronic security and life safety equipment in schools. PASS combines the technical knowledge offered by SIA’s Education Interest Group with knowledge from representatives of schools, law enforcement, and trade associations.
By D. Craig MacCormack · October 29, 2014
The Security Industry Association and the International Association of Police Chiefs have awarded the Houston Police Department and the Greater Houston Retailers Association with the 2014 Michael Shanahan Award for helping to reduce violent crime at convenience stores in the city.
SSI Staff · October 28, 2014
During a panel at ASIS 2014, the Security Industry Association discussed the benefits of consulting outside integrators and end users during large security integration projects.
By Mickey McCarter · October 02, 2014
The Security Industry Association Intrusion Subcommittee has updated CP-01 false alarm standard, which details recommended design features for control panels and their associated arming and disarming devices, including smartphones and tablets.
Rodney Bosch · October 01, 2014
Plans call for the myGPS educational platform to eventually aid professionals in planning a security career path and identify the required competencies to excel and achieve success.
SSI Staff · September 26, 2014