While it has not progressed at the same pace as IT, physical security is nonetheless surely if slowly heading toward open and interoperable devices and systems. Find out why this is important to the future of electronic security and some of the organizations paving the way.
By Bob Dolph · April 02, 2013
The tragic events in Newtown, Conn., in December reminded all of us that the safety of our schools and our children is of paramount concern. The Security Industry Association (SIA) has been on the forefront of this issue, working with the industry, state and federal governments, and school administrators to ensure the safety of our children and teachers.
March 31, 2013
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday to approve the School Safety Enhancements Act of 2013, a measure supported by the Security Industry Association (SIA).
March 11, 2013
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