What is the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)?

The Open Security & Safety Alliance, or OSSA, 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.


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News & Events

Hipla Technologies Joins the Open Security & Safety Alliance

Worldwide Technology Leaders Collaborate to Promote an Open Industry Ecosystem for Security and Safety Solutions; First Member Company from India & Singapore

SINGAPORE and INDIA – August 2, 2021 – Hipla Technologies Pte Ltd, a cloud native property technology company offering solutions for hybrid offices, smart facility and EHS management, today announced its membership in the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA® or 'the Alliance') – a non-profit, non-stock corporation that brings together like-minded organizations who are willing to contribute to a framework, providing standards and specifications for a common standardized platform for security and safety solutions. Alongside founding members Bosch Building Technologies, Hanwha Techwin, Milestone Systems and VIVOTEK Inc., plus dozens of additional members from around the globe, Hipla’s involvement demonstrates a strong assertion for the Alliance’s vision of the future.


Exset Labs is excited to announce it has joined the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) to further strengthen its commitment to support the development of embedded security frameworks across industries.

The Netherlands - June 10, 2021 -“The security of cyber-physical systems/IoT devices is often left as an afterthought by many manufacturers,” says Bastiaan van Hamersveld, CEO of Exset Labs. “There are, of course, many reasons why. For example, there are not many embedded security frameworks in place, and if there are, a lot of companies do not take them seriously because they don't have any incentives to do so.”

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.’