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Meet today's security challenges head-on by attending ISC Education at ISC West.  Whether you're a dealer, installer, systems integrator or end-user of security, you'll find crucial information and resources to meet your needs.  In-depth training, case study orientation, classroom and round table discussions on state-of-the-art security solutions featuring these general topic areas:

Technology - Learn the latest from hardware to software

Applications - Study real life examples of which technologies to use and how to apply them in different settings

Design/Installation - Gain in-depth skills to design security systems

Safety & Security - Understand strategy and technology for incident management

Join more than 24,300 industry professionals at ISC West for all the right companies, all the right products and all the right solutions from over 1,100 exhibitors.  You can't find a better place for all your security needs at the best time of the buying cycle.


  • Products
  • Access Control
  • Alarms & Monitoring
  • Biometrics
  • CCTV
  • Fire Control
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Systems Integration
  • Urban Security
  • Wireless Applications
  • IT Convergence
  • Industries
  • Airports & Ports
  • Banking & Finance
  • Education
  • Gaming & Casinos
  • Government
  • Health
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Retail & EAS
  • Transport

ISC West news

SIA recognises Gabrielle Shea as the 2021 recipient of the Industry Advocate Award

The Security Industry Association (SIA) names Gabrielle Shea – Public Policy Manager, government relations and public policy at NEC Corporation of America – as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Industry Advocate Award, which recognises leadership in public policy. Shea will be presented with the award on September 21 at Part 3 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, SIA’s annual public policy and government security technology conference. The SIA Industry Advocate Award – formerly the SIA Statesman Award – recognises SIA member volunteers for their extraordinary contributions of professional time, leadership and resources to position SIA and its members to address the public policy challenges impacting the security industry. Biometrics technology policy Throughout 2020 and 2021, Shea has supported SIA’s government relations efforts to advocate for responsible biometrics technology policy, including assisting with legislative analysis and drafting, contributing to SIA’s state government affairs initiatives and helping to represent SIA in meetings with legislators in state capitals across the United States. In her role at NEC Corporation of America, Shea helps develop internal initiatives “I am honoured to receive the Industry Advocate Award,” said Shea. “Working with SIA and member companies to help develop and support policy initiatives that aim to simultaneously promote security, privacy, other civil rights and civil liberties and racial and broader social justice has truly been and continues to be, a privilege.” In her role at NEC Corporation of America, Shea helps develop internal initiatives to promote data privacy, artificial intelligence ethics and broader digital trust and helps manage related external engagements with federal, state and local governments. Addressing critical issues Shea holds a J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary and a B.A. in ethics and public policy with a minor in chemistry from Wake Forest University. “SIA is proud to honour Gabrielle Shea as the 2021 SIA Industry Advocate Award winner – she has been an immense help to our government relations team in efforts to support responsible policy on biometrics technology, leveraging her legal expertise and assisting with strategy development and communications on key issues,” said Jake Parker, Senior Director of government relations at SIA. “We congratulate Gabrielle on her outstanding leadership and achievements and look forward to continuing to work with her in addressing the most critical issues impacting our members and security and safety overall.” Securing government facilities Additional session topics will include the latest on federal identity, credential and access management Each year, SIA GovSummit brings together government security leaders with private industry technologists for top-quality information sharing and education on security topics affecting federal, state and local agencies. Part 3 of the 2021 conference will be held as a full-day program on Tuesday, September 21, kicking off at 11 a.m. EDT. Attendees will enjoy a keynote presentation from Dr. David Mussington – Executive Assistant Director of the Infrastructure Security Division at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) – on security challenges and how we can address them as a nation. Additional session topics will include the latest on federal identity, credential and access management, new technologies for securing government facilities and the role of safety and security solutions in infrastructure modernisation. Biometrics technology market In addition to presenting the SIA Industry Advocate Award, SIA will also present the 2021 Women in Biometrics Awards, a globally recognised program co-founded by SIA and SecureIDNews and co-presented with sponsors IDEMIA, Biometric Update and the SIA Women in Security Forum that recognises innovative women creating a more secure world by guiding the biometrics technology market. On-site attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a SIAThere! networking reception Part 3 of the 2021 GovSummit will take place as a hybrid conference, with attendees having the option to join in person or participate virtually via Zoom. The in-person component of the event will be held at the SIA member company (and GovSummit sponsor) CertiPath’s facility at 1900 Reston Station Boulevard in Reston, Virginia. On-site attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a SIAThere! networking reception and can even schedule tours of the GSA testing lab, in addition to attending the full schedule of seminars. Public safety personnel Health and safety precautions will be in place at the in-person event, including physical distancing, and attendees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination. Masking will be strongly encouraged indoors per recent recommendations from the Fairfax County Health Department. This event is free for all government employees, including U.S. and international federal, state, county and municipal-level staff, plus all military, law enforcement and public safety personnel. SIA GovSummit is considered a ‘widely attended gathering’ and complies with all relevant event guidelines. SIA GovSummit 2021 is sponsored by Aiphone; Allegion; Ariel Technologies; Axis Communications; CertiPath; Dell Technologies; GSA Schedules, Inc.; Hanwha Techwin America; HID Global; Identiv; ISC Security Events; Leidos; LenelS2; Louroe Electronics; Security Information Systems, Inc.; and Smarter Security.

Security Industry Association names six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security industry. In the 2021 scholarship program – open to employees of SIA member companies and SIA student members – each honouree will be awarded $10,000 to use toward continuing education and professional development courses, conferences or webinars, SIA program offerings, repayment of student loan debt and/or other education or academic pursuits. Unique scholarship program “Through efforts like the SIA Women in Security Forum and this unique scholarship program, SIA is proud to help cultivate a diverse workforce and empower students and professionals to thrive in the security industry,” said SIA CEO Don Erickson. SIA is proud to help cultivate a diverse workforce and empower students and professionals" “We congratulate the 2021 recipients of the SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship and look forward to supporting their future successes in the industry.” The winners for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship are: Carrie Caldwell, Technical Trainer, Axis Communications. Melanie Goldberg, Senior Intelligence Analyst, Global Rescue. Samantha Hubner, Student, Tufts University. Elizabeth Kropp, Marketing and Sales Intern, SAGE Integration. Tiffany Rojas, Human Resource Business Partner, Stanley Security. Jaya Singh, Student, University of Leicester. Security Forum scholarship honourees The 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship honourees were selected with the help of SIA’s Women in Security Forum scholarship subcommittee: Subcommittee chair Martha Entwistle, Communications Manager, Eagle Eye Networks; Rebecca Bayne, President, Bayne Consulting & Search Inc.; Kevin Friedman, President, Maize Marketing. Honourees were selected with the help of SIA’s Women in Security Forum scholarship subcommittee Dhira Gregory, Director of Marketing and Communications, National Capital Region Security Forum; Cameron Javdani, President, SoundSecure; Min Kyriannis, CEO and Co-Founder, Amyna Systems Inc.; Andrew Lanning, Co-Founder, Integrated Security Technologies; Stephanie Mayes, Vice President, Americas sales, Synectics; and Elaine Palome, Director of Human Resources, Americas, Axis Communications. Professional development goals “This year’s class of scholarship awardees is an inspiring, accomplished group of security industry professionals and students, and the SIA Women in Security Forum is thrilled to help each honouree reach their education and professional development goals through this program,” said SIA Women in Security Forum Chair Kasia Hanson. “We also thank the scholarship committee and its leadership – including chair Martha Entwistle – for their dedication to the SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship program and their diligent work in evaluating the 2021 scholarship applications.” Virtual education series The SIA Women in Security Forum offers a number of key programs and activities SIA’s Women in Security Forum works to engage all security professionals to promote, recruit and cultivate the leadership of women for a more inclusive and diversified industry. In addition to this scholarship, the SIA Women in Security Forum offers a number of key programs and activities, including the SIA Progress Award, which celebrates individuals who advance opportunities for women in the security industry; the SIA Women in Security Forum keynote event at ISC West. Volunteer efforts that give back to the community; a virtual education series; collaborative projects with other organisations that seek to empower women in the security and technology fields; sponsorship of the Women in Biometrics Awards, which recognise distinguished female leaders in the biometric identity and security industry; thought leadership and speaking opportunities; and engaging networking and professional growth events. Participation in the SIA Women in Security Forum is open to all SIA members; learn more and get involved. Recognising industry pioneers The SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship program is made possible by the generous donations of SIA members and SIA member companies. The SIA Women in Security Forum would like to recognise the industry pioneers who have donated to the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship program, including: Diamond Level Donors: Axis Genetec. Emerald Level Donors: BCD International. Intel. Securitas. Ruby Level Donors: Eagle Eye Networks, Inc. GSA Schedules, Inc. Integrated Security Technologies. Northland Controls. VIRSIG. Zenitel. Sapphire Level Donors: Defined Marketing. Maize Marketing. Sound Intelligence. SoundSecure.

DITEK to showcase surge protection solution, network switches and injectors at the ISC West 2021

DITEK, the provider of surge protection solutions is featuring state-of-the-art technology at ISC West 2021, July 19-21 in Las Vegas. DITEK surge protectors are the first line of defence against power surges and spikes caused by lightning or other sources. DITEK solutions protect critical electrical systems—from fire alarms to video surveillance—by safely diverting excess voltage to the ground, avoiding costly repairs and downtime. DITEK’s vast array of solutions gives system designers, engineers, and installers peace of mind that equipment will remain safe from the damaging effects of power surges and spikes in voltage. Critical electronic equipment "Surge protection is the most vital and affordable way to safeguard critical electronic equipment and avoid downtime," said Jason Klein, National Sales Manager, DITEK. "Having a security or fire alarm system fail without warning is costly and dangerous. Our wide range of solutions ensures critical systems remain up and running at all times." DITEK's DTK-120X12 combines protection for 120V system power with protection Total Surge Solution for Fire Alarm Systems – DITEK's DTK-120X12 combines protection for 120V system power with protection for up to 12 low voltage circuits, eliminating unnecessary damage caused by power surges and spikes. This unique and compact new combination simplifies implementation of comprehensive surge protection for fire alarm systems while providing remote monitoring of surge protection status using dry contacts. The convenient, modular plug-in design simplifies the installation of surge protection modules and allows for easy replacement when needed. Complete system protection The combination of complete system protection along with high-quality construction and field-replaceable modules makes this new offering a perfect fit for protecting fire alarm systems and control panels. Expanded Versa-Module, Low Voltage Surge Protection – DITEK’s new modular surge protection solution provides tailored multi-voltage protection for all varieties of low-voltage electronic systems. The DTK-VM2 enclosures offer 4, 8, and 24 channel options that accept a wide array of rapid-replacement modules designed to protect any combination of signalling, data, and low voltage power circuits from 5V up to 130V. All of the enclosures in this series accept any combination of modules equipped with either RJ45 or screw terminal connections, and all feature single-point grounding for simple and fast installation and service. Comprehensive surge protection This unique and compact new solution simplifies the implementation of comprehensive surge protection This unique and compact new solution simplifies the implementation of comprehensive surge protection for all kinds of critical electronic systems, including surveillance, access control, fire, fuel dispensing, point-of-sale, communications, industrial controls, audio, and more. The versatility of the new DTK-VM2 series enables installers to provide the ideal electrical surge protection for every part of a system. UPS Products – DITEK's online, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) offer reliable surge protection and double conversion technology that enables equipment to withstand the harshest power quality conditions, such as surges, spikes, brownouts and total power loss. This compact and economical UPS series is available in 1kVA - 3kVA models, and offers rack or tower configuration. They also feature USB and Ethernet interfaces as well as an intuitive LCD display. Industrial network switches DITEK’s UPS products provide cost-effective and reliable performance for network servers, back-office computers, point-of-sale devices, and similar mission-critical equipment. Network Switches, Injectors and Extenders – In addition to DITEK's surge protection division, DITEK Networks supplies IT professionals and security integrators with advanced networking hardware— including PoE+ network switches, extenders, and injectors; as well as Gigabit PoE+ industrial network switches designed for harsh industrial environments. All switches are able to use existing network cables and feature Green Ethernet power-saving technology that deactivates unused ports and adjusts power levels. This new line gives IT professionals and security integrators a new choice for cost-efficient, easy-to-install powered networks.