Frank De Fina has been named the 2015 George R. Lippert Memorial Award recipient by the Security Industry Association on Thursday, less than two months after his unexpected death in July.
De Fina was the senior director of strategic sales at Hikvision USA at the time of his death, while also serving on the SIA Board of Directors. He was a unanimous choice by the SIA Lippert Award Committee after spending nearly 30 years in the industry.
Stephen Sellner · September 10, 2015
The electronic security industry will soon converge once again in Manhattan for ISC East. Billed as the Northeast’s local connection to the world of security, the event is set for Nov. 18-19 at the Javits Center North in New York.
Scott Goldfine · August 14, 2015
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