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.


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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News & Events

PROMISE Technology Leads the Way in Major 2022 Security Trends

Tailor-made data storage solutions and open platforms that check off several trends at ISC West 2022

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 29, 2022 -- The 2022 International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC West) just completed the three-day security and public safety event in Las Vegas, USA. In responding to the trends and agenda discussed at ISC West, the global surveillance storage provider PROMISE Technology reaffirms its position as an industry leader with top-of-the-line innovations and solutions. In addition, PROMISE Technology’s tailor-made data storage solutions and open platforms check off several trends forecasted by the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) Security Mega Trends 2022 including artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, interoperability, health and sustainability.

Ability Unveils Driven by OSSA® Edge AI Cameras

Smart AI cameras with full support for the Azena Operating System and Application Store

Taipei, Taiwan: Ability Enterprise (TWSE:2374) announced earlier this year the complete lineup of smart AI edge cameras, which are one of the first commercially available video security devices designated by the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®) to bear the “Driven by OSSA®” signage mark. The use of this mark is only authorized to members of the Open Security & Safety Alliance, indicating those camera products bearing this seal are running the Azena open Operating System and following the OSSA Technology Stack including the OSSA Application Interface Specification and OSSA Compliant Camera Definition Specification.