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

Enter TMA’s 2022 Excellence and Marvel Awards Now!

Is your monitoring center and its team raising the bar on performance or service? Did you introduce new technology or efficiencies? Enter this year’s awards!

First 2022 Virtual Town Hall aims to demystify standards, Feb. 2nd

If you find yourself asking what value your business’ engagement in standards development offers, you need to attend this special Virtual Town Hall.

TMA Dispatch – Winter Issue, Now Available!

Catch up on the latest TMA news, as well as industry technology and service trends that may impact your business. Discover new business opportunities on the horizon, too!

TMA Welcomes its 93rd 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 11% of the U.S. population that is protected under the ASAP service.

Download Data Breach Report from ITRC

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

What is PERS and what can the service offer your business?

By Ryan Brady, TRG Associates, rbrady@trgassociates.com A…

What is Automation Monitoring Software?

By Marjorie Fitton, DICE Corporation, Marjorie.Fitton@dicecorp.com Automation…

Accolades for Outgoing TMA President Don Young

TMA President Don Young will complete his term on October 14,…