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US Congress Drops Local Match Requirement For Port Security Funds

US Congress has voted to eliminate the local cost-share requirement for port security grantsIn a move that is expected to encourage ports to invest more in critical infrastructure protection initiatives, US Congress has voted to eliminate the local cost-share requirement for port security grants. The change was made in the Homeland Security Department appropriations bill (H.R. 2892) that is expected to be signed soon by President Obama.The Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) administered by...

New Siemens Holistic Security Management System Simplifies Security Management

 Siemens' new security solution combines access control, video surveillance and intrusion protectionSiveillance Fusion is a holistic security management system now introduced by Siemens' Building Technologies Division. As a centralised solution (top-down approach) it combines access control, video surveillance and intrusion protection on a single platform. Using the existing IT infrastructure and .NET Framework, Siveillance Fusion allows for complete interoperability. The platform...

SIA Plans Trade Delegation To Russia

Security Industry Association is organising a trade delegation to Russia to coincide with SST Forum in MoscowElectronic security companies looking to expand into the huge Russian market will have a great opportunity to do so in February.The Security Industry Association is organising a trade delegation to Russia to coincide with the Feb. 2-5 Security and Safety Technologies (SST) Forum in Moscow. SST Moscow is run by Reed Exhibitions - the same company responsible for the ISC shows - a...

SIA Seeks Comments On New Standard Aimed At False Alarm Reduction

SIA has released a revised control panel standard, intended to reduce the number of false alarmsThe Security Industry Association (SIA) has released for public review a revised control panel standard that is intended to reduce the number of false alarms. ANSI/SIA CP-01-2007 Control Panel Standard - Features for False Alarm Reduction details the recommended design features and settings for security system control panels and associated arming and disarming device...

SIA Reports Latin American Physical Security Market Growing Rapidly

SIA releases new Latin America Security Market Report analyzing growth in the physical security marketIncreasing crime in Latin America is driving growth in the physical security market, pushing the sector to $430 million a year in Mexico alone, according to the new Latin America Security Market Report from the Security Industry Association (SIA).The comprehensive, 157-page report examines the electronic and physical security (EPS) markets in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama and V...

Security Industry Association Opens International Markets For Members

The Security Industry Association offers programmes to facilitate overseas businessDeveloping market share overseas can mean the difference between a successful year and a disappointing one, and the Security Industry Association is making it easier than ever for its members to expand into international markets.SIA offers programmes that take the hassle out of doing business in a foreign country. The association's all-inclusive packages take care of things like hotel reservations, arranging for t...

SIA Explains What The PASS ID Bill Means For Security Businesses

SIA, DSA to conduct webinar on September 9thSIA, in conjunction with the Document Security Alliance (DSA), will conduct a webinar on proposed revisions to the federal "REAL ID Act" on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m. ET.Real ID established new security requirements for driver's licenses in 2005 that have been strongly opposed by many states and privacy advocates. Sen. Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii, has proposed the "PASS ID Act" (S. 1261) to replace REAL ID's mandates with requirements...

IT Managers More Involved In Physical Security Decisions, According To SIA

SIA reports more involvement of IT managers in decisions regarding physical security solutionsIT managers are getting more involved in decisions regarding physical security solutions, according to a new report featured in the latest Quarterly Research Update from the Security Industry Association (SIA).A survey of integrators and installers of IP-based security products by IMS Research found that more than three-fourths of companies are working with IT managers more now than they were a year ago...

Andrews International Acquires U.S. And Mexico Guarding Operations From Garda World Security Corporation

 Andrews International acquired the U.S. and Mexico guarding operations of Garda World Security Corporation Andrews International, a full service provider of security and risk mitigation services, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the U.S. and Mexico guarding operations of Garda World Security Corporation (TSX:GW) ("Garda"), including the uniformed security, strike security/asset protection and U.S. consulting and investigations operations. This acquisiti...

SIA Publishes Revisions To Control Panel Standard Draft

 SIA released revised standards for security system control panels to reduce the incidence of false alarmsThe Security Industry Association has released a draft set of revised standards for security system control panels and their associated arming and disarming devices that are intended to reduce the incidence of false alarms.The "Control Panel Standard - Features for False Alarm Reduction" is meant for use by manufacturers in the design of control panels and alarm signal re...

AES-IntelliNet Opens New Office In Mexico To Support Local Customer Base

  AES-IntelliNet is opening a new office in Mexico to accomodate the Latin American and Carribean marketsAES-IntelliNet recently announced the opening of their new office in Mexico and the appointment of Ugolino Duran to direct its sales initiatives in the Latin American and Caribbean markets.  In this role, Ugolino will be responsible for the growth of AES-IntelliNet's long-range wireless mesh radio communications business in these regions while providing stronger, more ...

Frontline Security Solutions Appoints Jason Hillier To Fill Business Development Manager Role

Frontline Security Solutions has appointed Jason Hillier to be their Business Development Manager.Jason, who was previously with VSS, has been in the security industry since 1991.  He began his career as an apprentice engineer and progressed to gain experience of large projects whilst working in the company's installation and service departments.  He moved into sales in 2000 and whilst successfully winning core business, developed a reputation for developing new vertical markets....

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