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.


Device Manufacturers


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System on Chip (SoC) Manufacturers


Open Security & Safety Alliance Founding Members

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News & Events

The Open Security & Safety Alliance Celebrates Its One-Year Anniversary

Membership Triples Within First 12 Months; Ongoing Industry Work Reduces Market Fragmentation and Friction Across Security & Safety Landscapes

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SAN RAMON, California – September 17, 2019 – The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprised of leaders, influencers and innovative organizations from all facets within the security, safety and building automation space, celebrates its one-year anniversary. Within its first 12 months, OSSA attracted 30+ members ranging from device manufacturers, software developers and system integrators to distributors and system on a chip (SoC) companies – helping lay the groundwork for improved security, safety, building automation and business intelligence solutions.

Open Security & Safety Alliance at GSX 2019

Navigating Our Industry Through the IoT, Beginning with A Common Platform

WHO: The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) an industry body comprised of leaders, influencers and innovative organizations from all facets within the security, safety and surveillance space, will have a strong presence at GSX 2019 being represented in nearly a dozen member booths across the show floor. OSSA will celebrate its one-year anniversary while in Chicago and demonstrate the rapid progress underway as competing and complementary institutions work together through the Alliance to reduce market fragmentation and friction while increasing interoperability, trust and prosperity across the physical and cloud-based security markets.

Qualcomm Joins Open Security & Safety Alliance to Help Transform the IP Surveillance Camera Industry

Global Industry Leaders Collaborate to Create a Common Standardized Platform for Security and Safety Solutions

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SAN DIEGO – March 20, 2019 –Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced it has joined the Open Security & Safety Alliance, a collaborative organization that represents leading companies in the security, safety, building automation solutions and associated industries. The goal of the Alliance is to outline specifications for a common standardized platform and to help drive the adoption, guidance and promotion of best practices for new standards and specifications. The aim is to fuel innovation and to develop differentiating security and safety use cases, including those utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning within on-device edge computing devices like Smart IP Cameras.