For electronic security industry stakeholders warily tracking the threat of massive federal spending cuts, tensions only intensified after congressional leaders and the White House failed to reach a deal on March 1 to avert sequestration.
By Rodney Bosch · March 07, 2013
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has voiced its opposition to proposed legislation in Texas that would prohibit the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology as a means to identify, transmit information about, or track the location of students.
February 06, 2013
In mid-March, the various stakeholders that comprise the National Fire Protection Association Technical Committee on Premises Security will reconvene to continue contentious deliberations over a proposal to issue the latest revision to NFPA 730 as a code rather than a best-practices guide.
By Rodney Bosch · January 31, 2013
Following the deadly shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the Security Industry Association (SIA) has formed a committee to work with lawmakers on adopting new school security initiatives
January 30, 2013
The Security Industry Association (SIA) will host the 10th annual Ride for Education, which raises money to fund educational opportunities for first-responders, on April 13, immediately following ISC West in Las Vegas.
January 16, 2013
SIA is busy at work in pursuit of standards that will keep the industry moving progressively forward.
By Jay Hauhn · December 02, 2012
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released the third quarter edition of State Policy Digest, a publication that provides a review of state legislative proposals, activities and trends impacting the electronic and physical security industry.
November 28, 2012
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected two-time Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and best-selling author Bob Woodward to serve as keynote speaker at its 2013 Government Summit, scheduled for June 4-5, 2013 at the W Hotel in Washington.
November 14, 2012
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released the first edition of its Fiscal Year Informer (FYI). The twice-yearly publication will serve as a resource to help security professionals unlock government grant funding.
November 06, 2012
Brivo Systems President and CEO Steve Van Till is on the frontlines as a leading advocate for standards in the electronic security industry. His efforts include serving as chair of the Security Industry Association (SIA) Standards Committee. He joins the conversation to expound on the topic.
November 01, 2012