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.


Save the Date for InteropFest 2020: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The SIA InteropFest showcases interoperability among physical security solutions leveraging SIA's Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) technology standard. The event features technology interoperability demonstrations as well as a networking reception.


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ISC West Session Preview: The Promise of OSDP

ISC West will occur as scheduled March 17-20, 2020. The show is not being canceled or postponed. ISC…

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More POwEr: How Much Can Power Over Ethernet Deliver?

Finally, it happened. On Sept. 27, 2018, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) formally approved…

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Steve Van Till

Steve Van Till to Receive the Security Industry Association’s 2019 Lippert Award

The Brivo president and CEO will be recognized for his outstanding security industry service and leadership at…

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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.

Architectural Graphics Collection Available

This collection of security-focused architectural graphics is used by architects, contractors, integrators and CAD designers who produce construction drawings and security systems layouts.

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

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