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SIA Government Summit takes on convergence of cybersecurity, physical security, law enforcement tech trends and more

March 27, 2015SSN Staff

WASHINGTON—The convergence of cybersecurity and physical security, funding for safe schools and law enforcement technology trends, including body-worn cameras, will be among the topics featured at the SIA Government Summit in June. Other topics include GSA contracting, securing the electric grid, smart buildings and air traveler safety. The summit, for security industry executives, integrators, sales and marketing professionals, federal employees and Congressional staff, will be held June 8-10...

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Border Security among topics at SIA Government Summit

March 11, 2014SSN Staff

WASHINGTON—The 2014 SIA Government Summit, hosted by the Security Industry Association, will examine some of the border security and immigration projects being developed in conjunction with homeland security initiatives, according to a news release from SIA. The summit, held June 3-4 at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C., will feature experts from the public and private sectors who will examine several topics pertinent to border security. Panels will deal with security programs with state organizations,...

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'Doomsday' averted, but security industry still wary of sequestration

March 20, 2013Rich Miller

WASHINGTON—Sequestration hit on March 1 with more of a whimper than a bang, but the uncertainty it has caused continues to affect security companies that count on federal funding for initiatives in the field.As the mandatory budget cuts are phased in this year, anxiety is likely to rise when it comes to planning for contracts and expenditures, said Marcus Dunn, director of government relations for the Security Industry Association. Through March, however, the impact hadn't been as painful as...

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Bob Woodward to keynote SIA summit

November 29, 2012SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward will be the keynote speaker at the Security Industry Association's Government Summit on June 4-5 in Washington, D.C., according to a SIA statement. Woodward and Carl Bernstein rose to national prominence for their coverage of the Watergate scandal for the Washington Post. In 2001, Woodward won the National Affairs Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. He has written or co-written 12 nonfiction...

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