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Bosch, Dahua Technology USA & Milestone Systems Unveiled As Gold Sponsors Of Inaugural Event

PSA Security Network and the Security Industry Association (SIA) announced the roster of sponsors for the inaugural Cyber:Secured Forum, to be held June 4–6 in Denver, Colorado. Cyber:Secured Forum is a two-day intensive summit designed to provide systems integrators and security practitioners with concrete steps to improve and maintain the cybersecurity of integrated solutions and physical security systems. Industry leaders will come together on June 5 for a panel discussion on what it means to be a responsible cyber partner to the integrators and end users in the industry and what manufacturers are doing to ensure their products are cyber-hardened.

Security Industry Association Applauds Signing Of Maryland Alarm Bills

The Security Industry Association (SIA) commends the signing of companion bills impacting alarm systems companies in Maryland – House Bills (HB) 645 and 1117 and their corresponding companion Senate Bills (SB) 662 and 927. In early 2018, SIA testified in support of these bills before the Maryland General Assembly, and they have since been signed into law by Gov. Larry Hogan.

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.

ISC West 2018 Concludes As The Biggest Show To-Date

ISC West sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), the largest converged security event of the year, experienced it’s biggest and most successful year to-date. This year ISC West offered over 85 sessions throughout the SIA Education@ISC program, spanning a range of topics that impact security professionals across physical, IT and IoT security – from biometrics to drones to leadership skills. Some of the most highly-attended sessions were Access Control and Video in the Cloud, The Evolution of Credentials and their Use in the IT, OT, and Physical Security Environment, Connected Home – The Future is Now, and The Future of Physical Security: The Decade Ahead.

iotega Wins SIA New Product Showcase Award

Johnson Controls is pleased to announce that the iotega security and lifestyle management hub has been honored with the Best New Product Award in the Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions Wireless category. The award was presented at the 2018 SIA New Product Showcase, at ISC West in Las Vegas. Sponsored by the Security Industry Association, the annual awards program is one of the most prestigious recognitions in the security industry.

SIA Welcomes New Chairman, Announces Executive Committee And New Board Members

The Security Industry Association (SIA) welcomed a new Chairman and new Directors to the SIA Board of Directors during ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Security Industry Association is global security solution providers. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels; creating open industry standards that enable integration; advancing industry professionalism through education and training; opening global market opportunities; and collaboration with other like-minded organizations.

SIA Applauds Funding of School Safety Grants Program

President Donald Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 which among other provisions would reauthorize and restore funding for school safety grants administered by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The new law provides $25 million immediately for school security technology and equipment in addition to emergency communications systems and other coordination with law enforcement to enhance response capabilities. Administered through the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), $33 million is authorized annually for the program beginning next year.

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.