Industry Standards

SIA develops ANSI-accredited standards that promote interoperability and information sharing in the industry. Our members collaborate and volunteer expertise, feedback and commentary on standards and other technology development activities.


Now Available: Version 2.2 of SIA OSDP

SIA has released version 2.2 of SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol. The newly updated access control communications standard improves interoperability and security and expands support for smart card applications.


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SIA Standards Update From ISC West 2023

This article was originally published on LinkedIn Pulse on April 3, 2023. It was an incredible week…

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How the 7-Eleven Storefront Crash Settlement Highlights the Importance of Retail Safety and Perimeter Security

Taking precautions like installing safety bollards and protective barriers can not only help prevent hostile attacks, but…

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SIA and ONVIF Present State of the Standards

ONVIF, Security Industry Association Host Joint Webinar to Discuss “State of Standards”

Silver Spring, Maryland – Jan. 18, 2023. ONVIF, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security…

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OSDP Open Supervised Device Protocol security standard

OSDP: Interoperability and Security for Access Solutions

SIA’s Open Supervised Device Protocol brings higher security and ease of interoperability to access control solutions. And as a FICAM-compliant protocol, it’s ideal for PACS applications at federal facilities.

Introducing SIA OSDP Verified

SIA OSDP Verified is a new comprehensive testing program that validates a device's conformance to the SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol standard and related performance protocols. SIA's testing means you can trust OSDP Verified solutions.

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SIA’s standards activities are chiefly led by volunteers who are members just like you. They bring their passion and technical and industry know-how to bear in our committees and activities. Contact us to express your interest!

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