Who We Are

The Monitoring Association (TMA) is the trade association that represents companies who install, service, and monitor security systems for commercial, government, and residential markets, in addition to manufacturers and industry service providers

TMA Featured News

New TMA Dispatch Explores CSR, Diversity, and TDM

Read the summer issue of the TMA Dispatch now online or download it. Learn what residential customers want and how Airbnbs are being targeted.

Proposed AVS-01 Standard; ANSI Public Comment Period

Learn everything you need to know about the proposed TMA-AVS-01 Alarm Validation Standard and the upcoming ANSI Public Comment Period.

See Newest Online Training Courses at TMATraining.org

Visit TMATraining.org to preview TMA’s newest CEU online training courses. We’ve also added the National Training Program (NTP)’s Field Service Technician (FST).

TMA Welcomes its 111th ECC to its ASAP Service

Learn more about how TMA’s ASAP service is bringing new levels of effectiveness and efficiency to ECCs across the US. Discover why it’s growing!

TMA Programs

The ASAP Service

Save time and improve accuracy of emergency signals with the ASAP Service

ASAP is designed to increase the efficiency and reliability of signals from monitoring centers to ECCs.

Five Diamond

Give your business a unique advantage in today’s competitive market

The Five Diamond designation is granted annually to monitoring centers that demonstrate TMA’s five points of excellence.


Apply for FirstNet services today for your alarm communications

FirstNet is the nationwide public-safety wireless broadband network platform, built and deployed through a first‐of‐its‐kind public‐private partnership.


Build a positive revenue stream and drive-up customer satisfaction

The IQ Program is the only quality control program for installations, monitoring, maintenance and service of electronic safety systems.


That’s over 12% of the U.S. population that is protected under the ASAP service.

City of Rockwall, TX Goes Live with TMA’s ASAP-to-PSAP Service

On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the City of Rockwall ECC in Texas…

E&C Announces Subcommittee Markup of Bipartisan, Bicameral Privacy Legislation & Seven Other Bills

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ),…

TMA Standards Committee to Host Town Halls on TMA-AVS-01

TMA’s proposed ANSI standard, TMA-AVS-01 – Alarm Verification…

Download Data Breach Report from ITRC

Since 2005, the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has tracked…
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