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SIA to present Gabrielle Shea with 2021 SIA Industry Advocate Award

September 13, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Gabrielle Shea – public policy manager, government relations and public policy at NEC Corporation of America – as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Industry Advocate Award, which recognizes leadership in public policy. Shea will be presented with the award on Sept. 21 at Part 3 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, SIA’s annual public policy and government security technology conference. The SIA...

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Agenda and speakers for Part 3 of 2021 SIA GovSummit announced

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Agenda and speakers for Part 3 of 2021 SIA GovSummit announced

September 3, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda, speaker lineup and program for Part 3 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, its annual public policy and government security technology conference, including a keynote presentation from Dr. David Mussington (pictured on right) – executive assistant director of the Infrastructure Security Division at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) – on security challenges...

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SIA GovSummit returns with virtual and in-person options

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SIA GovSummit returns with virtual and in-person options

August 31, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda, speaker lineup and program for Part 3 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, its annual public policy and government security technology conference. SIA GovSummit 2021 is being held as a three-part conference, the first and second of which occurred April 28 and June 9 and the third scheduled for Sept. 21.    Each year, SIA GovSummit brings together government security leaders with private...

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Turning the tide on facial recognition bans?

July 14, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

If you are just reading the headlines, or watching the latest “breaking news” reports – is there ever not breaking news? – you’d think the latest round of bans of facial recognition technology (Maryland and even my beloved Maine are the latest two!) is creating momentum in that direction, but, fortunately, that is not the case! In fact, with the help of advocacy groups within our very own security industry, including the Security Industry Association (SIA), we are...

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SIA announces program for Part 2 of the virtual 2021 SIA GovSummit

May 24, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda and speaker lineup for Part 2 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, its annual public policy and government security technology conference that is being held as a three-part virtual conference. Part 2 takes place on June 9, following the first session that was held on April 28. Part 3 is scheduled for Sept. 21. Each year, SIA GovSummit brings together government security leaders with private industry technologists...

Ben Globus, Craig P. McIntire, Daniel Stafford, David Helbock, Drake Jamali, Eric Dean, Jake Parker, Joe Hoellerer, KrisAnn Nieswiadomy, Lynn de Seve


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SIA announces agenda for virtual GovSummit

April 28, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda and speaker lineup for the 2020 SIA GovSummit, its annual public policy and government security technology conference, taking place June 1-4. Due to concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic, SIA GovSummit will be held as a virtual event in 2020, and for the first time ever, the conference will be entirely free to all attendees from industry and government.  “SIA GovSummit 2020 will explore how security technologies...

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SIA Statesman Award winners honored for their work

June 20, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

SILVER SPRING, Md.—“ And the rest, they say, is history.” This is one of my most favorite quotes as it depicts a positive continuation of something that originated in the past. A prime example is the SIA Statesman Award.Concepted years ago, and brought into fruition in 2006, “creation of the SIA Statesman Award followed a decision to become much more engaged in government affairs efforts, including the launch of the annual SIA GovSummit conference in Washington, D.C.,”...

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SIA applauds passage of Power and Security Systems Act

November 15, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

President Donald Trump recently signed into law the Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act, P.L. 115-78, culminating a yearlong effort led by the Security Industry Association (SIA) to preserve an important provision in federal energy efficiency requirements critical to the operation of security and fire alarm systems. "The PASS Act provides much-needed certainty to manufacturers, installers and service providers who are among thousands of Americans that work in the security industry but ultimately...

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Congress supports key security legislation

December 7, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

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.SIA, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association and the Electronic Security Association all support H.R. 6375.“A lot of manufacturers assumed...

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SIA opposes proposed changes in GSA pricing policy

July 20, 2015Amy Canfield

WASHINGTON—A proposed fundamental change in GSA's pricing policy would adversely impact the security industry, especially its small businesses, according to Jake Parker, SIA's director of government relations.The proposed GSA Transactional Data Reporting Rule, the biggest change of its kind in 30 years, Parker said, would affect all GSA contract holders, he told Security Systems News.It's all about horizontal price comparison, and SIA is opposing this proposal in its current form, he said.Instituting...

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