The Operations Security Professional’s Association

Our Mission

OSPA is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free OPSEC tools, resources, and training. For over a decade, we’ve been proud to support the public and private sectors, communities, individuals, and anyone else that needs to protect any mission.


Joining the Operations Security Professional’s Association (OSPA) gives you full access to advanced professional resources, including tools, subject matter experts, prepared briefings and materials, and peer collaboration. Your membership dues are used...

Something for Everyone

OSPA believes that everyone deserves to be given the information that they need to keep them and those around him safe. OSPA also recognizes that OPSEC is an important tool in your goal to protect lives and livelihoods. We make information...

Who We Are

Our Mission: To foster the development of Operations security; to enable collaboration and advancement of the tradecraft of OPSEC, while simultaneously advancing the profession within the government, private and public sectors.


The OSPA Member’s section, filled with collaboration tools, templates and other resources for the OPSEC practitioner.


“(U)pon Secrecy, Success depends in Most Enterprises and for want of it, they are generally defeated.” (George Washington)

“Using public sources openly and without resorting to illegal means, it is possible to gather at least 80% of information about the enemy.” (Captured Al Qaeda Training Manual)

“If I am able to determine the enemy’s dispositions while, at the same time, I conceal my own, then I can concentrate my forces and his must be divided.” (Sun Tzu, The Art of War)