Certifications & Licenses

Dallas Security Systems, Inc. (DSS) holds a number of certificates, licenses and memberships to better serve our clients. We are pleased to list these affiliations below.

Security Industry Listings & Licenses

Underwriters Laboratories (UL)

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) sets standards for the security alarm industry.  UL tests security equipment as well as writing specifications for the construction of and procedures for Central Station Operations. The DSS Central Station service meets all of the standards set forth and is a UL Listed Central Station. Its robust platform enables us to offer monitoring backed up by a “hot redundant” second facility. In the event of a disruption of services, our backup station will continue service to meet the needs of our clients.

Texas Department of Public Safety-The Texas Private Security Bureau

DSS is licensed by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) through The Texas Private Security Bureau to install security systems. Our Texas License Number is C-02224. Our employees are background checked by the DPS and given identification cards to carry at all times. In addition to the DPS background check, DSS will drug test employees as well. Another requirement is that licensed companies carry prescribed amounts of both liability and workers compensation insurance.

Security Industry Certifications

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

The DSS staff has employees that have completed a professional certification program by Microsoft. Microsoft certifications train individuals on implementing Microsoft products into practical security environments.

Digital Watchdog Certified Dealer 

DSS is certified as a Digital Watchdog (DW) Certified Dealer. Our technicians have attended factory training classes and are accredited in the installation of the DW Spectrum IP VMS and all other DW products. DSS technicians are fully versed in all aspects of installation, set-up, functionality and they are able to provide maintenance and ongoing support of an IP video surveillance system.

VideoXpert Certified Integrator

VideoXpertDSS is certified by Pelco as a VideoXpert Certified Integrator. This certification is based on DSS' qualifications that include experience in the IP marketplace, commitment to provide both pre- and post-sales support and to have staff credentialed as IT Certified. Our employees have attended the Pelco Video Institute and are certified to sell and install the product.

HID Channel Partner

DSS is certified as an HID Advantage Partner. As a member of this program, our clients receive the guarantee that when we propose HID equipment that they are genuine HID products with guaranteed card to reader compatibility and seamless proximity to smart card migration.

Security Industry Associations

Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (TBFAA)

DSS is a long time member in good standing of the Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Association.


North Texas Alarm Association (NTAA)

DSS is a long time member in good standing of the North Texas Alarm Association.