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SIA urges industry to tell candidates that security matters

September 19, 2012Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—Summer is over, the political conventions are a memory and Congress is back in session. Pressure is building on Capitol Hill about how to fund the federal government through March 2013, with items of great interest to the security industry hanging in the balance.At the top of the list is the Department of Homeland Security and how its needs will be addressed. Marcus Dunn, director of government relations for the Security Industry Association, cited concerns about funding levels...

Fiscal Year Informer, ISC East, Marcus Dunn, National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, Port Security Grant Program, Security Systems News (SSN), State Policy Digest

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Industry looks to conventions for clues about security funding

August 27, 2012Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—With Congress in recess in mid-August, security industry watchdogs geared up for two big events outside the Beltway: the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., this week, and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Sept. 4-6.The Security Industry Association planned to send representatives to both conventions to closely monitor speeches by leading policymakers and legislators, particularly in regard to the Department of Homeland Security and how its...

Democratic National Convention, Marcus Dunn, Personal Identity Verification, Port Security Grant Program, Republican National Convention, Security Systems News (SSN)

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