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SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol Approved as an International Standard

The International Electrotechnical Commission-approved access control communications standard will be published as IEC 60839-11-5 in July 2020. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) standard – developed by the Security Industry Association (SIA) – has been approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) technical committee on alarm and electronic security systems…

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Security Industry Association Launches SIA OSDP Verified Program

The new comprehensive testing program validates device conformance to the SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol standard and aims to boost confidence in integrators, specifiers and practitioners. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has introduced SIA OSDP Verified, a new comprehensive testing program that validates a device’s conformance to the SIA Open Supervised…

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Security Industry Association Releases ANSI-Approved CP-01 False Alarm Reduction Standard

The SIA CP-01-2019 standard improves on the 2014 version and adjusts for current technologies; new standard aims to reduce unnecessary police dispatches. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved ANSI/SIA CP-01-2019, a security systems standard for false alarm reduction features. The standard leverages technology, industry…

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ANSI/SIA CP-01-2019 Standard

ANSI/SIA CP-01 is a security system standard designed to reduce false alarms. The newest version features guidance for handling informative signals and definitions for remote devices to reduce the frequency of false alarm dispatches and is applicable to security systems that are not panel specific.

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Announcing the SIA OSDP Boot Camp

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to announce the first-ever Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) Boot Camp! Primarily designed for teams of integrators that are deploying OSDP systems, this one-day course will provide in-depth training on how to design, configure and deploy modern, interoperable, OSDP-compliant access control systems. Why attend? OSDP is an access…

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Mitigating Risks From A to Z-Wave
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Mitigating Risks From A to Z-Wave

A wireless standard delivers interoperability but could create vulnerability Zigbee and Z-Wave are wireless standards that enable home and building automation devices to communicate with each other without using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Z-Wave is lower power than Wi-Fi and has a longer range than Bluetooth. This article will examine the complexities and vulnerabilities introduced by…

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