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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

Learn More About Attending TMA’s Events This Fall

Connect with peers and engage with industry thought leaders at TMA events this fall. It’s one of the best ways to expand your knowledge and grow your network.

TMA Leaders Discuss AVS-01 with SSN Editor in Chief

View interview with TMA President Steve Butkovich and Standards Committee Chair Morgan Hertel on the topic of TMA-AVS-01 and more.

Preview NEW AVS-01 Monitoring Center Operator Training

Preview TMA’s NEW operator training for TMA-AVS-01 Standard. It is the first of three online educational modules that will be released in the coming weeks.

ASAP-to-PSAP Reaches 144 Active ECCs in US

The life-saving service now protects 53M – more than 15% of the population. Increase the accuracy and efficiency of your alarm communication.

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 16% of the U.S. population that is protected under the ASAP service.

Industry veteran William Tenney named ASIS International CEO

ASIS International today announced the appointment of William…

Verkada Released Results of its 2024 State of Cloud Physical Security Report

TMA member and cloud-based physical security solutions provider…

Wayne Alarm Announces Acquisition of SAS Security Systems

Wayne Alarm Systems, Inc. announced its acquisition of SAS Security…

Allied Universal Named to Newsweek’s 2024 Greatest LGBTQ+ Workplaces

Reprinted from SDM, June 6, 2024 Allied Universal has been…

TMA Members Recipients of ESX 2024 Innovation Awards

The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) announced the winners of the…
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