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ISC East 2020 canceled, going virtual

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ISC East 2020 canceled, going virtual

September 2, 2020SSN Staff

NEW YORK—ISC East 2020, scheduled for Nov. 18-19, 2020, in New York City, has been canceled due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and continued restrictions on large events. While ISC East cannot convene in person for 2020, Reed Exhibitions, along with Premier Sponsor SIA (Security Industry Association), announced that ISC East, in partnership with ASIS NYC Chapter, will collaborate to host a virtual event on Nov. 18. The ISC East 2021 event will take place at the Javits Center on Nov. 17-18. ISC...

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SIA opposes act to ban biometric, image analytic technologies

July 6, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced its strong opposition to the recently introduced bicameral Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act that would impose a blanket ban on most federal use of nearly all biometric and related image analytics technologies. The legislation incorrectly labels all such technologies as surveillance regardless of application and forces essentially all state and local governments to do the same. This threatens...

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New SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship program available

May 18, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship program.The initiative, developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF), will offer multiple scholarships worth at least $3,000 each to further educational opportunities for awardees and help them thrive in the industry. The WISF offers programs, professional development opportunities and networking events to support the involvement of women in the security...

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ISC West 2020 to take place in October

April 9, 2020SSN Staff

NORWALK, Conn.—ISC Security Events Team sent an email to ISC West exhibitors announcing that ISC West will now take place October 5-8 at Sands Expo in Las Vegas. Giving the continually evolving COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home guidelines, the July dates, as previously announced, are no long viable.“Considering the escalation of COVID-19, travel and social distancing restrictions, and the economic impact over the past five weeks across the United States and the world, it is necessary...

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Leading security associations join forces

March 23, 2020SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and SILVER SPRING, Md.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have entered into a partnership to best aid in the COVID-19 recovery and rebuilding efforts of their diverse group of 34,000 member professionals and over 1,000 member companies.“This partnership marks the security industry's top associations coming together in an unprecedented way,” Peter O'Neil, CEO, ASIS International said in the announcement. “The COVID-19 crisis has provided...

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ISC West rescheduled for July 20-22

March 13, 2020SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS— Reed Exhibitions announced that ISC West, originally scheduled for March 17-20, has being rescheduled for July 20-22, 2020, here at the Sands Expo Center.While they are still working out the details, ISC Security Events noted that all contracts for exhibit space and media to date for the March 2020 ISC West edition will be rolled over towards participation in the July 2020 edition of ISC West.“The Security Industry Association (SIA) will be rescheduling committee meetings,...

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PSA, SIA team up to create cyber track for PSA TEC 2020

February 19, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA and the Security Industry Association (SIA) are teaming up to provide a cybersecurity track at PSA TEC 2020, an annual systems integrator focused conference, held April 20-23 at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver, Colo.“PSA TEC 2020 will feature exclusive cybersecurity thought leadership in our track, cyberTEC powered by SIA,” PSA CEO Bill Bozeman told Security Systems News. “The cyberTEC track will feature sessions on cyber-attack risk mitigation, cybersecurity...

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SIA commends new trade agreement

January 31, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) commends Congress and the administration on the signing of the much-anticipated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The USMCA, the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), acknowledges thoughtful and necessary changes that will create a fair-trade landscape while upholding pro-business principles in removing unnecessary trade barriers. The trilateral trade agreement will benefit the North American...

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SIA announces RISE Scholarship winners

January 9, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected five recipients for the 2020 SIA RISE Scholarship, a program offered through SIA's RISE community of young security professionals that supports the education and career development goals of young industry talent. Through this scholarship program — open to SIA student members and RISE members who are employees at SIA member companies — each awardee will receive a $3,000 scholarship to use toward continuing education...

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Ric McCullough joins SIA's Executive Council

November 1, 2019SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, the global systems integrator consortium, announced its president, Ric McCullough, has joined the Executive Council for the Security Industry Association. McCullough, who has over 35 years experience in the security industry, has been with PSA for over seven years and was promoted from the role of chief operating officer to president in July of this year. “SIA is honored to have Ric join the Executive Council,” SIA CEO Don Erickson said in the announcement....

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