The physical security industry has a long history of making do with proprietary systems. This has led to today’s challenges of dealing with incompatible legacy systems, wasted investments and great difficulties anticipating future security requirements. The Open Security Standard (OSS) Association strongly believes that the way forward, and the only way to guarantee on going compliancy, scalability and extended platform lifecycles, is to establish open industry standards.
ISLOG and other OSS Association members talk about it. Read the article.