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.



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…

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OSDP boot camp

Announcing the SIA OSDP Boot Camp

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to announce the first-ever Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) Boot…

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Mitigating Risks From A to Z-Wave

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…

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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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