Resources for COVID-19 and Business Continuity

COVID-19 Resources

In light of the evolving situation with the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Security Industry Association (英雄联盟比赛押注app) wants to express our concern to all 英雄联盟比赛押注app members and to the broader security industry, particularly any individuals and companies being directly impacted by the coronavirus. This message from 英雄联盟比赛押注app CEO Don Erickson highlights 英雄联盟比赛押注app鈥檚 promise to do all we can to support your business during these uncertain times.

英雄联盟比赛押注app recognizes that the spread of this virus could affect employee health and your business鈥 continuity. As such, we have provided a selection of public informational resources below that anyone can access to prepare for this public health emergency. Our thoughts are with all those persons directly impacted by and those responding to this global public health situation, and 英雄联盟比赛押注app will continue to guide members to additional resources.

[To submit resources to this page for consideration, please email 英雄联盟比赛押注app's Geoff Kohl at]

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In this , Zane Arp, director of the Division of Biomedical Physics at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Jason Ouellette, head of technology business development at Johnson Controls, explore different applications of fever detection, thermal imaging systems and camera technology during COVID-19 recovery.


英雄联盟比赛押注app, the (ESA) and聽 (TMA) conducted a nationwide survey of members in order to better gauge the impact COVID-19 has had on electronic security and life safety businesses. The results of this survey confirm the electronic security and life safety industry is being negatively impacted despite its role as an essential service in our economy.

Guide to State and Local COVID-19 Programs

Guide to State and Local COVID-19 Programs

This Guide to Local and State COVID-19 Programs has been compiled as part of the 英雄联盟比赛押注app and ASIS International partnership to create response-related resources and direct both organizations鈥 members to current information. The document is a state-by-state guide to programs, with web links and additional notes.


英雄联盟比赛押注app Summary Report on $484 Billion Replenishment Package: Explore this summary produced by 英雄联盟比赛押注app's government relations team for 英雄联盟比赛押注app and ASIS International members on what the $484 billion in funding from HR 266 can mean for businesses.

英雄联盟比赛押注app Summary Report on COVID-19 鈥淧hase 3鈥 Stimulus Law: This summary on stimulus offerings focuses on those of particular relevance for businesses and 英雄联盟比赛押注app and ASIS International members.

英雄联盟比赛押注app Summary Report on COVID-19 鈥淧hase 2鈥 Stimulus Law: 英雄联盟比赛押注app Government Relations has provided this summary on what provisions from HR 6201 can benefit businesses.

Details on benefits to small businesses in COVID-19 stimulus bill now signed into law

英雄联盟比赛押注app-ESA-TMA Letter to Public Safety Leaders on Importance of Security, Fire, Life Safety and Monitoring Services

The Security Industry Association, the Electronic Security Association and The Monitoring Association, in partnership with hundreds of industry executives, are calling state leadership to ensure that essential emergency services are not suspended or impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The organizations have drafted a letter that has been signed by nearly 500 leaders of industry businesses.

The electronic security and life safety industry associations also partnered to create a letter from the three associations sent directly to federal, state and local officials.


英雄联盟比赛押注app and ASIS International are partnering to jointly provide resources for security professionals and security industry businesses and organizations. Key focuses of the partnership will include business continuity, government advocacy and the collaborative creation of educational resources and informational content.

: ASIS International has actively collected a number of resources to aid their members and the public, which includes link to key informational resources and educational content.

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英雄联盟比赛押注app Submits Letter to FDA Addressing Thermographic Systems

By Geoff Kohl | November 4, 2020

Letter intended to raise awareness that some systems are being delivered or marketed in manners that do not follow FDA鈥檚 guidelines around the use of thermal imaging systems during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nov. 4, 2020 鈥 英雄联盟比赛押注app recently submitted a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn with a focus on…

英雄联盟比赛押注app Letter to FDA on thermographic cameras

英雄联盟比赛押注app Letter to FDA on Thermographic Systems

By Geoff Kohl | November 4, 2020

英雄联盟比赛押注app provided the following letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response to member input related to the use of thermographic systems (thermal cameras) for the control and mitigation of COVID-19.

英雄联盟比赛押注app seeks member input on fever detection technologies

英雄联盟比赛押注app Seeks Member Opinions 英雄联盟比赛押注app Fever Detection Systems

By 英雄联盟比赛押注app | September 29, 2020

In response to the Covid-19 global pandemic, the security industry has sought to provide customers with solutions to assist with responsible recovery and reopening. Recently, however, it has become increasingly clear that there have been some products introduced during this time that are missing the mark when it comes to enhancing public safety. Specifically, there…

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How Security Industry Companies Are Returning to Work and Working from Home

By Geoff Kohl | August 25, 2020

Lessons from our respondents: Be flexible. Use technology. Watch for burnout. Be connected. The Security Industry Association recently surveyed the industry, along with the support of the Electronic Security Association and The Monitoring Association, to find out how firms were managing remote work and thinking about returning to the office following the COVID-19 pandemic. Here鈥檚…

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Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: U.S. Power Generation, Oil & Gas and Water Treatment Sectors

By Kara Klein, Manager of Communications, Security Industry Association | August 24, 2020

This report created by Omdia in partnership with 英雄联盟比赛押注app assesses the U.S. market for physical security equipment in critical infrastructure in the power generation, oil and gas and water treatment sectors.

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Security Market Index: July/August 2020 Edition

By Kara Klein, Manager of Communications, Security Industry Association | July 31, 2020

The July/August 2020 Security Market Index (SMI) shows that after May and June’s low SMI in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the industry is seemingly seeing the light at the end of the tunnel as they now report increasing confidence in conditions.

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What COVID-19 & Masks Mean for the Security Industry

By Ron Hawkins, Director of Industry Relations, Security Industry Association | July 16, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to present new challenges and opportunities for the security industry. Facial recognition is a part of some security solutions, but with so many people wearing masks now, the technology鈥檚 effectiveness can be reduced. As a result, several companies are revising their algorithms to focus more on the eyes and upper…

Joint Support Letter for the Paycheck Protection Program Small Business Forgiveness Act

By Kara Klein, Manager of Communications, Security Industry Association | July 9, 2020

The Security Industry Association joined a multi-association coalition in expressing support for S. 4117, which would simplify forgiveness of PPP small business loans.

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Physical Security Market Overview: Q3 2020

By Kara Klein, Manager of Communications, Security Industry Association | July 6, 2020

This two-page brief created for 英雄联盟比赛押注app members by Omdia in partnership with 英雄联盟比赛押注app聽 highlights the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. physical security equipment market, predictions and member perspectives and more.


  • : This page includes UK-focused guidance and updates related to the virus.
  • : The CDC site offers trusted information on COVID-19, including a thorough risk assessment, information on prevention, tracking of U.S. cases and more.
  • : This subsection of the CDC site provides extensive information related to travel.
  • : This employee-facing document is designed to provide education to employees for preventing infection and what to do if sick.
  • : This PDF document from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce provides tips that may help prevent workplace exposures to acute respiratory illnesses, including the coronavirus, in non-health care settings.
  • : This guidance highlights how thermal imaging systems can be used to measure surface skin temperature, the benefits and limitations of these systems in the COVID-19 pandemic and recommendations for proper preparation and use of thermal imaging systems and answers key questions about using these systems during COVID-19.
  • : These COVID-19 projections, assuming full social distancing through May 2020, are the visualizations and statistical models being used by the Trump administration and the National Institutes of Health's Dr. Anthony Fauci to help predict the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and protect as many people as possible.


COVID-19 Resources
COVID-19 Resources
COVID-19 Resources

  • : This state-by-state guide from MultiState Associates provides state of emergency and executive order status for all 50 states, in addition to links to state health websites on COVID-19.
  • Summary of CARES Act SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) & Loan Forgiveness Program: This document summarizes key provisions of the CARES Act, the new U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) PPP and loan forgiveness program and answers key questions on who is eligible, allowable uses for PPP loans, application requirements and more.
  • : This PDF resource from the U.S. Department of the Treasury provides timely additional guidance regarding the SBA's Paycheck Protection Program, including answers to common questions about lender requirements, small business borrower eligibility, the scope of PPP loan coverage and more.
  • : The Council of State Governments has collected all executive orders in a single page.
  • : Policy tracking firm Stateside delivered this PDF document that tracks executive actions, legislatures affected, worker protection, mass gathering limitations, retail closures, and orders related to non-essential businesses and workers.


  • : If your company does not yet have a telework program in place, offering an opportunity for telework may be a responsible choice. SHRM authored this starting point should you need guidance on managing telework.
  • : This plan and framework is designed to help businesses analyze the impact and develop recovery strategies for emergency situations.
  • : The SBA is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus. Learn more about the loans, eligibility and the application process.
  • : As more organizations implement telework, this alert drives awareness of IT/cybersecurity risks and measures that need to be addressed related to virtual private networks (VPNs).
  • : This page provides updates and information for organizers and staff responsible for planning mass gatherings or large community events in the United States.
  • : Insurance, risk management and consulting firm Gallagher provides recommendations on minimizing business disruption and protect employees during a pandemic.
  • : This bulletin from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provides updates on practices related to sick employees, fitness for duty, hiring, accommodations for disabilities, and other anti-discrimination practices.
  • : The Anxiety and Depression Association of America has collected and provided resources and tips created by mental health professionals on topics related to mitigating against increased anxiety.

Webinars and Training Content

  • : This webinar from law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP will address: crisis response and management, employment issues and risks, supply chain concerns, business interruption and insurance coverage, cybersecurity readiness and IT system impacts. See also Pillsbury鈥檚 coronavirus resources page, which is largely focused on business concerns.
  • : The Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University has developed a free online course that covers everything from health basics to navigating public spaces and staying connected.
  • : Law firm Venable LLP is offering this recorded webinar to discuss force majeure, impracticability and impossibility doctrines under state law as they relate to the coronavirus and performance of contracts in the current environment.
  • : Attorneys from Venable's FDA and International Trade practices discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the food supply chain in this recorded webinar.
  • : This webinar will be hosted by Infragard members with extensive health care, business continuity and critical infrastructure expertise; the webinar is likely to also include representatives from CDC and DHS.


  • : PSA Security Network has developed resources of value for their network of security and AV integrators; many resources linked are also relevant to the broader security industry.
  • Teleworkr Service from TekMonks: 英雄联盟比赛押注app member company Tekmonks is offering its cybersecurity-focused teleworking solution, Teleworkr, to 英雄联盟比赛押注app member companies at no cost.聽To learn more about it, visit or email Komal Dureja, global director of sales and marketing, at to set up a quick demo or to help you get this implemented today.
  • : This webinar training (available on-demand and in scheduled live formats) from 英雄联盟比赛押注app member company System Surveyor covers how to use virtual tools like web and video conferencing along with the firm鈥檚 digital system design platform, enabling your design, surveying and sales teams to stay productive while on limited travel.
  • : AS Solution has compiled this information page that tracks statistics and significant developments in the spread of COVID-19 in a format particularly useful for global risk and security managers.
  • : Identity solutions firm Identiv provides product recommendations and deal on remote authentication solutions. The firm also provides聽.
  • : Member firm iOmniscient reports that it has launched an automated technology solution for fever detection.