The Security Industry Association (SIA) Director of Standards Joe Gittens shares what he thinks will be pressing security issues and surprises in 2013.
Scott Goldfine · December 25, 2012
While getting out to major industry events is usually an energizing experience, the consensus at this year's recent ASIS expo in Dallas was particularly invigorating. To some extent, it may be more of a collective relief that the security industry and most of its practitioners have withstood one of the harshest economic periods in modern times and that the worst of it is behind us ...
Scott Goldfine · October 28, 2010
Disparate types of fire protection equipment that aren't compatible are a significant problem for North American colleges, hospitals and schools, according to the 2009 Campus Safety Fire Survey results, which were released today.
January 05, 2010
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has updated its Web site pages to help visitors find document information on more than 300 codes and standards.
November 19, 2009
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has stepped in to help broker a deal between the electronic security industry and environmental groups concerned over the energy efficiency of security devices.
October 25, 2009
The Nevada Security Association (NSA) has worked closely with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NFBAA) to offer an apprenticeship for fire/life safety and electronic security installers.
September 20, 2009
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened its revised control panel standard for public review. The standard, which is intended to reduce false alarms, will end its formal comment period Oct. 19.
September 13, 2009