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ESA, ASIS and SIA partner with InfraGard in support of national security

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ESA, ASIS and SIA partner with InfraGard in support of national security

March 22, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

WASHINGTON—The Electronic Security Association (ESA), ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) recently announced a Memorandum of Understanding with The InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) in support of the InfraGard Electronic Security Industry Cross Sector Council (ESI-CSC). The INMA leads the private sector side of the InfraGard public-private partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and is comprised of professionals in critical infrastructure...

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Security industry creates coalition to fight war on cyber crime

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Security industry creates coalition to fight war on cyber crime

March 19, 2021SSN Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine—With so much that has been going on in the cybersecurity space the past few months, leading global security industry organizations ASIS International, the Electronic Security Association (ESA), The Monitoring Association (TMA), PSA Security Network and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have come together to fight the war on cybersecurity threats with a unified strategy. “As representatives of the security practitioners and security solutions providers responsible...

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SIA launches mentorship program for security professionals

December 14, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) and the SIA RISE Steering Committee announced the launch of Talent Inclusion Mentorship Education (TIME), a new mentorship program for early and mid-career professionals in the security industry. The TIME program is designed to promote diversity, equity and inclusion and empowerment of underrepresented identities in the security industry by creating a well-defined pathway for learning and development. “SIA’s new TIME...

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SIA names RISE Steering Committee chairs

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SIA names RISE Steering Committee chairs

December 8, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named a new chair and vice chair to lead SIA RISE, a community that fosters the careers of young professionals in the security industry. Erin Mann – strategy and marketing manager, multifamily at Allegion Canada Inc. – will serve as chair of the RISE Steering Committee, with Kelsey Carnell – regional sales manager, New England at Axis Communications – serving as vice chair. In these new roles, Mann and...

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ISC West 2021 postponed to July

November 13, 2020SSN Staff

NORWALK, Conn.—ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor, the Security Industry Association (SIA), announced that ISC West 2021, which was originally slated to be held March 23-26, will now take place July 19-21 at The Venetian Resort and Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. After extensive internal and external consultation and monitoring of the ongoing COVID-19 virus pandemic, ISC and SIA have made the decision to reschedule ISC West 2021 well in advance. “As a business...

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ASIS and SIA to hold event on diversity, equity and inclusion in security

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ASIS and SIA to hold event on diversity, equity and inclusion in security

November 10, 2020SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and SILVER SPRING, Md.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have announced a partnership to produce an event designed to help security organizations and businesses around the world develop and implement diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategies. The free virtual event, titled Global DE&I Strategy: Policy and Practices that Produce Positive Business Outcomes, will be held Dec. 10, 2020, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET. “This event’s...

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SIA submits letter to FDA on use of thermal imaging systems

November 9, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently submitted a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn with a focus on an awareness that some companies are not following FDA guidelines related to the use of thermal imaging systems during the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter, which also encourages the enforcement of FDA’s guidelines, is available here. “SIA believes it is extremely important that these thermographic solutions...

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AI tops megatrends list for 2021

October 21, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

It is fitting the Security Industry Association (SIA) released its Security Megatrends list on the opening day, Oct. 21, of Securing New Ground (SNG), its annual conference that brings together the industry’s best to talk about current “trends” that are shaping the industry. It is also that great time of the year where we celebrate the accomplishments of industry’s brightest stars with three security legends — Denis Hébert, Min Kyriannis and Andrew Lanning —...

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Andrew Lanning named SIA Progress Award winner

October 19, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Andrew Lanning as the 2020 recipient of the SIA Progress Award, an honor presented by SIA’s Women in Security Forum to celebrate individuals who pave the way to success for women in the security industry. SIA will present the award to Lanning during Securing New Ground on Wed., Oct. 21. Lanning is the co-founder at Integrated Security Technologies, a member of SIA’s Cybersecurity Advisory Board, and holds a...

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Min Kyriannis honored with Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award

October 19, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Min Kyriannis as the 2020 recipient of the Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award, an annual distinction recognizing leadership in security industry collaboration. Kyriannis is the managing director of EMD/JMK and co-president of the Women in International Security (WIIS) New York. SIA will present the award to Kyriannis during Securing New Ground on Wednesday, Oct. 21. “Creating and extending partnerships...

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