Open Security Exchange

Open Security Exchange (OSE)

OSE a nonprofit organization advances the security profession worldwide by providing a forum for consultants, end-users, government agencies, manufacturers, system integrators, and organizations to mutually define opportunities for Physical & Logical Convergence & Interoperability.

OSE offers affiliates opportunities to engage in Security Industry Convergence of Information Technology and Physical Security. OSE will provide to the Security Industry leading-edge research, education, mentorship, Standards and Guideline advocacy. Support for OSE is achieved through financial contributions from individuals, companies and organizations with an interest in the evolution of convergence within the security industry. OSE affiliates will be able to participate in the defining solutions for Convergence with other thought leaders in the industry.

OSE is a Guild under the Merge Foundation. ~~The Merge Foundation creates the guidelines for guilds to provide sponsorship and mentorship to youth to create their own project or business canvas to learn every aspect of the trade that they are passionate about. We encourage youth to grow from apprentices to masters in their trade. The following guild partners are available to our youth.



SIA is a nonprofit international trade association of electronic physical security product manufacturers, integrators, distributors, suppliers/service providers, and dealers. SIA’s mission is to be a catalyst for growth within the global security industry through insight, influence and information. SIA’s vision is to be the primary resource for the global security industry.