Don Erickson

Security Industry Association Reveals Details For Securing New Ground 2019

Security Industry Association(SIA) has announced that the 2019 Securing New Ground (SNG) conference will be held Oct. 29-30 at the Grand Hyatt New York. Each year at SNG, the security industry’s biggest players, brightest minds and most driven entrepreneurs come together in New York City for this executive conference featuring high-quality intelligence sharing, education, analysis, and networking.

ISC East Exceeds Expectations With 23% Attendance Growth For 2018

ISC East, in collaboration with Premier Sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), reported strong growth results at the conclusion of this year’s industry event in New York City. The International Security Conference & Exposition is the Northeast’s largest security trade show, where close to 7,500 security and public safety professionals convened this month to meet experts from over 300 leading security brands.

New Global Research Shows That Digital Transformation Heightens Risk Of Costly Cyberattacks

ESI ThoughtLab has partnered with the Wall Street Journal, the Security Industry Association and other industry coalition members to release cybersecurity analysis and benchmarks covering 1,300 companies. A comprehensive study about cybersecurity from leading research firm ESI ThoughtLab, together with research partner the Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Pro Cybersecurity and a cross-industry coalition shows that digital transformation is exposing companies to higher and more costly cyber risks.

Iluminar CEO Will Be Recognized For Efforts To Advance Women In The Security Industry

The Security Industry Association has named industry veteran Edwina (Eddie) Reynolds —president and CEO of Iluminar Inc.— as the 2018 recipient of the inaugural SIA Progress Award, an honor presented by SIA’s Women in Security Forum celebrating individuals who pave the way to success for women in the security industry. The award will be presented to Reynolds during SIA Honors Night on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in New York City. Reynolds has been the founder and CEO of multiple established CCTV lighting companies.

New Research Reveals Intelligent Building Security Risks And Mitigation Strategies

The ASIS Foundation, in partnership with BOMA International (BOMA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA), released groundbreaking first-of-its-kind guidance for practitioners in the security and building management fields. Intelligent Building Management Systems: Guidance for Protecting Organizations provides a framework to help decision-makers assign a risk-based criticality or impact to their building and asks relevant security questions to develop appropriate mitigation strategies. It also serves to establish a common language between the many intelligent building stakeholders.

SIA Announces RISE Scholarship Opportunity For Young Security Professionals

$30,000 in RISE Scholarships Available to Help in Reaching Professional Development and Educational Goals. Applications are now being accepted for scholarships offered through the Security Industry Association (SIA) RISE program. The SIA RISE Scholarship available to SIA RISE program participants who are employees of SIA member companies or SIA student members – provides recipients with funds for professional development.

Keynote Speakers Announced For Cyber:Secured Forum

The Security Industry Association (SIA), PSA Security Network and ISC Security Events have announced the keynote speakers for the upcoming Cyber:Secured Forum – an event centered on how to improve and maintain the cybersecurity of integrated solutions and physical security systems.

Robotic Assistance Devices SCOT Solution Honored With Awards At ISC West

Robotic Assistance Devices announced that its latest guarding solution, the Security Control and Observation Tower (SCOT) was awarded a New Product Showcase Award from the Security Industry Association (SIA), a 2018 Secure Campus Award from Campus Security & Life Safety and a 2018 Government Security (Govie) Award from Security Today during this year’s ISC West in Las Vegas.

SIA Names James Marcella As SIA Committee Chair Of The Year

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected James Marcella, Director, Technical Services, Axis Communications Inc., as 2017 SIA Committee Chair of the Year for his work with the SIA Education Committee. With this award, SIA honors Marcella for his work in strengthening education programming for the security industry through SIA Education. SIA Chairman Denis Hébert will present the 2017 Committee Chair of the Year Award to Marcella at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting.

SIA Supports Senate’s STOP School Violence Act

The Security Industry Association (SIA) strongly supports S. 2495, the Students, Teachers and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act of 2018, introduced by a bipartisan coalition of 25 U.S. senators led by Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. The legislation would fund school security improvements and invest in prevention programs to stop school violence before it happens.