Who We Are
OSAC is a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and private-sector security community that supports the safe operations of U.S. organizations overseas through threat alerts, analysis, and peer network groups.
The OSAC Program Office is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and is overseen by a 34-member public-private Council. OSAC membership includes 5,400+ member organizations and 18,000+ individual members from corporate, non-profit, academic, and faith-based groups of every size, all with overseas operations and personnel who are exposed to ever-evolving security issues.
The OSAC community collaborates in regional- and sector-specific committees to keep members informed, connected, and better equipped to manage complex security challenges around the world.
The OSAC Council is made up of private-sector representatives from 31 U.S. organizations operating abroad and three public-sector representatives from U.S. government agencies. Council members are specifically chosen for their ability to provide insight on security issues affecting the full scope of U.S.-based organizations OSAC exists to help protect – from corporate to non-profit to academic and faith-based groups of every size. The Council meets regularly to discuss and provide strategic guidance in the development of OSAC programs that most benefit the U.S. private sector overseas.
The OSAC Program Office directly supports OSAC members through membership group and events management, authoring original reports and benchmarking analysis, providing one-on-one security consultations, and more.