SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association announced its continued support of the bipartisan Developing and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act, reintroduced in the Senate in January by the Internet of Things working group.
WASHINGTON—The House recently approved the Power and Security Systems Act, H.R. 6375, a bipartisan bill introduced by Reps. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) that removes the expiration date on the no-load exemption for security and life-safety products under current energy efficiency standards governing external power supplies.
SILVER SPRING, Md.—SIA announced in late September that Tim Eckersley, Allegion’s senior vice president and president of the Americas, will receive this year’s Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award, in part for his work with PASS—the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools.
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) recently submitted revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act that would more than double the salary threshold for earning overtime pay, starting Dec. 31, 2016.
SILVER SPRING, Md.— On May 20, SIA and Security Systems News are hosting a webcast about how the security industry can leverage the Internet of Things to drive better innovation, intelligence and value as technology becomes more mobile and social.
YARMOUTH, Maine—Andrew Lanning enjoys visiting college campuses and “the ubiquity of their Wi-Fi access.” But the reason he is on campus, usually, is that easy Wi-Fi access means easy prey for hackers and cyber threats.
SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association and Mercer County Community College announced that classes for its inaugural course of Mercer’s Systems Technology associate’s degree in Applied Science, are beginning this week.
NEW YORK—Security companies close to an active shooter event, like the recent shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., have seen a rise in business following the occurrence, reported the International Business Times.