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SIA outlines impact of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on security

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SIA outlines impact of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on security

November 17, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) outlined the impact of the new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which President Biden signed and passed into law on Nov. 15. Jake Parker, SIA’s Senior Director of Government Relations, pointed out that this infrastructure bill is the most significant U.S. investment in infrastructure in decades and includes $550 billion in funding far above baseline for many existing highway, transit, rail and other programs. “SIA...

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Monitoring Matters

Information Sharing is Caring?

July 28, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

Voluntary vs. Required. That debate regarding the sharing or reporting of vital information emerged in recent days after another salvo in the war on cyberattacks was fired in Washington, D.C. Last week, a bipartisan group of senators, led by Mark Warner (D-Va.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Susan Collins (R-Maine), introduced a bill, titled the Cyber Incident Notification Act of 2021, that requires all federal agencies, contractors, and organizations considered critical to U.S. national security...

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General News

SIA hire signals new focus for group

January 22, 2014Leif Kothe

WASHINGTON— In an appointment designed to bring about some shifts in the organization's direction, the Security Industry Association has hired Jake Parker, a 12-year veteran of Capitol Hill, as its new government relations director, Don Erickson, CEO of SIA, told Security Systems News.“You're going to see SIA develop more of a regulatory agenda,” he said. “Given how dysfunctional Congress has been, a lot of activity that's going to drive market opportunities is going to come...

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