The guiding body of the SIA Standards program ensures coordination between the individual subcommittees and approves new project proposals.
Steve Van Till, Brivo Systems
Rob Zivney, Identification Technology Partners
Access Control & Identity Subcommittee
The subcommittee is tasked with activities related to access control and identity management. Working groups within this subcommittee focus on legacy SIA access control and identity management standards and participate in relevant initiatives specified by the U.S. federal government (e.g., FICAM).
- Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) (Released May 2014)
- Open OSDP Test Tool (Released June 2014)
- OSDP Profiles (April 2015)
- OSDP–IP (2016)
Dave Adams, HID Global
Perry Levine, BluB0X
Digital Video Subcommittee
The subcommittee is tasked with the creation of standards for video applications. This subcommittee leads to involvement in both domestic and international video standards activities, including Video Quality in Public Safety (VQiPS) and it will develop and publish current IEC and ISO CCTV initiatives.
- Digital Video Quality Handbook
- Camera Set-Up Guide
- Video Quality Standard (2015)
Steve Surfaro, Axis Communications
The subcommittee maintains and promotes standards dealing with security intrusion panels and communication between protected premises and monitoring stations. The subcommittee addresses CP-01 and the SIA DC family of standards, and it will develop and publish new intrusion standards.
- CP-01 revision
- DC-09 Communications Protocol for Monitoring and DC-07 revisions
Ted Nesse, North Latitude Technologies
Perimeter Security Subcommittee
The subcommittee is tasked with developing standards and papers geared toward the security of large outdoor facilities through the use of video, electronic sensors and barriers.
Perimeter Video Application Paper
John Romanowich, SightLogix
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Subcommittee
The subcommittee is tasked with developing network communications standards for IP-enabled security systems. The first project includes defining a standardized set of Management Information Bases (MIBs) for use with the SNMP protocol that will help security professionals and IT Network professionals monitor critical health information about individual devices and the enterprise network as a whole.
Security MIBs Standard (IETF)
James Stroud, Microsoft
Sal D’Agostino, IDmachines
Cloud, Mobility and Internet of Things Subcommittee
This subcommittee is exploring the role of the cloud, proliferation of mobile devices and the larger concept of Internet of Things (IoT) in physical security. The group has released a white paper with proposed standardization topics for the cloud in security and will begin exploring communications bindings and physical security frameworks for the IoT-enabled world.
- Cloud and Mobility Whitepaper
- Cloud, Mobility and Internet of Things Charter
Jeremy Brecher, Securitas Electronic Security Inc.
Standards Working Group
The Architectural Graphics and CAD Working Group
The Architectural Graphics and CAD Working Group focuses on the revision of AG-01 Architectural Graphics and CAD Symbols for the Security System Standard. SIA and the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC) are partnering together on this effort to revise this useful standard.
AG-01 2015 SIA/IAPSC AG-01-2015 - Architectural Graphics - CAD
Working Group chair:
Peter Michael, SAIC