SIA Security Privacy: Weak US Guidelines

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 14, 2010

The largest US security trade association, SIA, has issued very weak security guidelines. Their so-called 12 point "Privacy Framework" is not only vague but it touches only the most basic elements.

The SIA privacy framework recommends a few guidelines related to surveillance video:

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