SIA Opens Call for Applications for 2024 RISE Scholarship

September 8, 2023

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 SIA RISE Scholarship, an initiative led by the SIA RISE community for emerging security leaders. Through this initiative, selected candidates will receive $3,000 awards that can be used toward continuing education, student loan repayment and professional development programs such as training and certifications. […]

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SIA Appoints Ken Francis as Chair of Executive Advisory Board

July 17, 2023

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Ken Francis, president of Eagle Eye Networks and a former member of the SIA Board of Directors, to serve as the new chair of the SIA Executive Advisory Board. Established in 2017, the SIA Executive Advisory Board is a panel of executive thought leaders from SIA member companies […]

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Selling AI Security Technology: A SIA Event Recap

June 28, 2023

The Security Industry Association (SIA)’s Autonomous Solutions Working Group recently hosted a series of free virtual town hall events focusing on key artificial intelligence (AI) topics. The third town hall explored equipping security directors for the internal sale of new technology, with advice from industry professionals on how security practitioners can advocate for the application […]

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Security Market is Solid, According to SIA Report

June 9, 2023

More than three-fourths of respondents in the latest Security Industry Association (SIA) Security Market Index survey offered a positive take on current business conditions. The May-June Security Market Index found that 77% of the survey pool — which comprises industry leaders who represent a cross section of SIA membership — describe conditions at their company […]

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SIA Completes ANSI Reaccreditation Process for Standards Development Program

May 30, 2023

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has successfully completed the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) reaccreditation process for its standards development program. ANSI — the nonprofit standards body accreditation organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, processes, systems and personnel in the United States — requires all ANSI-accredited standards developers to complete […]

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SIA Recognizes 2023 Excellence in Government Service Award Winners

May 17, 2023

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has recognized Paul Anstine, majority staff director for the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Homeland Security, and Scott Shellenberger, state’s attorney for Baltimore County, MD, with the 2023 SIA Excellence in Government Service Award. This award honors public servants who have demonstrated extensive leadership and a steady commitment to supporting […]

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SIA Welcomes New Leadership for SIA Women in Security Forum

May 12, 2023

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named a new chair and vice chair to lead the SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) — a community whose mission is to engage all security professionals to promote, recruit and cultivate the leadership of women for a more inclusive and diversified industry. Alice DiSanto, vice president of global […]

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Call for Proposals Open for ISC East and West

May 4, 2023

The Security Industry Association (SIA) and ISC Security Events are seeking proposals from subject matter experts for the SIA Education at ISC conference programs at ISC East 2023 and ISC West 2024. ISC East 2023 will take place Nov. 14-16 at the Javits Center in New York City, and ISC West 2024 will be held […]

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Security Industry Association Announces Winners of the 2023 SIA Women in Biometrics Awards

May 2, 2023

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named five female biometrics leaders as recipients of the 2023 SIA Women in Biometrics Awards, a globally recognized program presented by SIA with support from sponsor IDEMIA and NEC Corporation of America and organizational and media partners AVISIAN, Biometric Update, FindBiometrics, Mobile ID World and SIA’s Identity & Biometric […]

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ASIS International and Security Industry Association Announce Security LeadHER Conference

April 27, 2023

ASIS International, a membership organization for security management professionals, and the Security Industry Association (SIA), a trade association for global security solution providers, have announced the agenda and speaker lineup for the inaugural Security LeadHER conference. It will be an event designed to showcase women in security. Security LeadHER 2023 will be held June 12-13 […]

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Security Industry Association Announces Winners of 2023 SIA New Products and Solutions Awards

April 13, 2023

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2023 winners of the SIA New Products and Solutions (NPS) Awards, the flagship awards program presented in partnership with ISC West recognizing innovative security products, services and solutions. Top among the winners, who were recognized March 29 during an award ceremony on the ISC West show floor, […]

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