What is the Open Security & Safety Alliance?

The Open Security & Safety Alliance is a collaboration initiative that brings together like-minded organizations in order to create a framework providing standards and specifications for common components including an operating system, IoT infrastructure, collective approach for data security and privacy, and a drive for improved levels of performance for security and safety solutions. This will help the market and parties involved to focus on the aspects that really add value for their customers and open up new application possibilities, even beyond security and safety.


The Open Security & Safety Alliance

An alliance for you

Whether you want to take a more active role in the market, help drive new standards and ways of working, or simply want to stay up to date and use the output, our alliance is accessible for all types of players in the industry. Learn more about what we can do for you.


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Open Security & Safety Alliance Founding Members

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News & Events

The Open Security & Safety Alliance Sets the Course for Further Industry Harmonization Throughout 2020 and Beyond

OSSA Philosophy Permeates Surveillance Industry; First “Driven by OSSA” Cameras and Digital Marketplace Now Available

SAN RAMON, California – June 2, 2020 – The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprised of leaders, influencers and innovative organizations from all facets of the security, safety and building automation space, today announced a series of milestones achieved in the past 20 months since the Alliance opened its doors. Significant markers include the OSSA common Technology Stack and two resulting specifications, the introduction of the first OSSA-inspired digital marketplace, and the newly unveiled “Driven by OSSA” designation for the first commercially available video security devices based on the Alliance philosophy and purpose.These accomplishments roll up into the organization’s overall vision of ‘one global approach to fuel the creation of new value within the security and safety space.’

The Open Security & Safety Alliance at INTERSEC 2020 Dubai

Bringing Harmony Across Security and Safety Devices + Our New Whitepaper

WHO: Member companies and representatives of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) will be present at the INTERSEC 2020 show in Dubai next month. OSSA – an industry body comprised of leaders, influencers and innovative organizations from all facets within the security, safety and surveillance space – formed to help the industry focus on creating new value by reducing market fragmentation and addressing common challenges.

NETGEAR to Join the Open Security and Safety Alliance

Empowering the next generation of security technologies and products through a common approach and collaboration through close partnerships

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR), the leading provider of networking products that power today’s small and medium businesses, announced that the company has joined the Open Security and Safety Alliance (OSSA) to align with leading camera and video management vendors and further develop innovative solutions for video surveillance and physical security products in general.