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

TMA Releases Its Latest Wage & Comp Survey

TMA’s latest Wage & Comp Survey is now available for purchase. The study provides monitoring and security services companies with information to guide hiring and compensation decisions.

Call for Participation – New TMA/ANSI Standard

Individuals interested in participating in the creation of a proposed new standard are sought. The new standard will address datasets generated by the alarm industry, which can be a valuable data source to Public Safety.

Revised CS-V-01 Standard Released – Download yours

Stay competitive! Purchase your copy of this comprehensive guide to hiring and compensation. Gain valuable insight into how monitoring and security service companies are rewarding their talent.

Stream previous TMA webinars and VPRs — FREE

Did you know that you can access all of TMA’s past educational webinars and Virtual Product Reviews (VPRs) for FREE 24/7? It’s a great time to browse our archives for some valuable content. (Member login required for webinar download.) Webinars | VPRs

TMA Programs


Save time and improve accuracy of emergency signals

ASAP-to-PSAP is designed to increase the efficiency and reliability of signals from monitoring centers to PSAPs.

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 8% of the U.S. population that is protected under TMA’s ASAP-to-PSAP service.


Brivo has acquired Parakeet Technologies, a provider of smart building solutions which include sensors, thermostats, wireless locks and lighting controls. The acquisition...

Giving Back

COPS Monitoring donated laptops to the Veterans Memorial Home, in Vineland, NJ, giving its residents the ability to connect with loved ones during the necessary quarantines imposed by COVID-19...


With a dedicated week of service and many events throughout the course of the year, including Seasons of Service events around the holidays, ADT provides numerous opportunities for its employees to participate in community service...

Products and Technology

OpenEye, Interface Security Systems Partner for Remote Video Surveillance Solution The strategic partnership will combine Interface’s interactive monitoring service with OpenEye’s web services platform (OWS) to deliver a remote video surveillance solution with Cloud video management to retailers...

UL Revises Virtual Workplace Guidelines

Underwriter's Laboratories (UL) has revised its March 16th Virtual…

7 Tips to Enhance Virtual Office Efficiency

Find yourself "working" in a new place or under different circumstances - Check out these 7 tips for how to be productive!

5G is on the Move

Verizon hits goal of launching 5G in more than 30 cities Re-post…

TMA Aims to Reduce False Alarms

Since its founding in 1950, TMA has worked to create and grow…

Why Join TMA

When your company joins TMA, you become part of the association that promotes and defends the interests of the monitoring industry, through its work in government relations, regulatory advocacy, and standards development.

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