British Standards Institution News

Dahua Technology announces updated version of WizSense to expand Artificial Intelligence inclusivity

Dahua Technology, a globally renowned video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, has recently unveiled its updated WizSense – a series of AI products and complete end-to-end solutions based on deep learning that focuses on humans and vehicles. It benefits users with intelligent functions, simple configuration and inclusive products. Compared to its previous version, the updated WizSense offers upgraded features that will surely transform regular monitoring to a whole new level...

SALTO Neo electronic cylinder gains BSI enhanced level IoT Kitemark™

SALTO Systems, front-runners in wire-free networked, wireless, cloud and smartphone-based access control solutions; announce that the SALTO Neo electronic cylinder is their latest product to gain the coveted BSI Enhanced Level IoT Kitemark™ for access control systems. Designed for doors where fitting an electronic escutcheon is not possible or required, the compact SALTO Neo Cylinder can be installed on standard doors, server racks, gates, cabinets, electric switches, sliding doors, and m...

Securing empty premises: Product performance is everything

Since the start of the pandemic, almost a quarter of UK businesses have been forced to temporarily close, pause trading, or work remotely, with very little notice. Now nearing the 12th month of the crisis, the country is currently enduring its third national lockdown, with an unspecified timeframe. Most workers are being urged to remain at home and only venture out for essential travel. This means a huge number of premises across the board, from recreational venues such as theatres, pubs and le...

Dahua Technology obtains ISO/IEC 27701 Certificate from British Standards Institution

Dahua Technology, a video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, is honoured to announce that it has obtained ISO/IEC 27701 Certificate from British Standards Institution (BSI). Formed in 1901, BSI was the first National Standards Body. Representing UK interests at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the European Standards Organizations (CEN, CENELEC and ETSI), BSI aims help improve the quality and safety of...

Fire safety and security experts meet at Euralarm Symposium 2019 to discuss new strategies and product standardisation policies

Many Euralarm members and other interested people gathered on May 13th, 2019 in Madrid for the annual Euralarm Symposium. It was the moment that Euralarm presented its priorities and challenges for the upcoming years. General Director Paul van der Zanden introduced Euralarm’s new strategy document for 2019 to 2024 to the audience by putting it into perspective with the developments within Brussels. Fire safety and security industry There is so much going on in Brussels that is not commun...

March Networks designated as a cybersecure business for second consecutive year by Cyber Essentials

March Networks, a global video security and video-based business intelligence pioneer, is proud to announce that it has been designated as a cybersecure business by Cyber Essentials Canada for a second consecutive year. March Networks was the first company in the country to achieve the certification in 2018, and is the first to re-certify through the program this year. Developed as part of the United Kingdom’s (U.K.’s) National Cyber Security Programme, Cyber Essentials certificatio...

British Standard Institution revises information security management system norms

BSI, the business standards company, has revised its guidance standard for information security management systems, BS 7799-3 ‘guidelines for information security risk management.’ BS 7799-3 specifically assists organisations regarding the risks and opportunities aspects in the internationally recognised ISO 27001 information technology, security techniques, information security management systems and requirements. BS 7799-3 provides guidance on defining, applying, maintaining and e...

Messe Essen modernises contents and spaces for Security Essen 2018

The Advisory Board for Security Essen recently passed a resolution in favour of the new allocation and at its meeting set decisive points for the next event The global fair for civil security will put itself on a new footing as far as both the contents and the spaces are concerned. Starting with the coming event from September 25 to 28, 2018, exhibitors and visitors will profit from a new hall allocation at Messe Essen. In the future, the structure will be oriented even more s...

British Standards Institution revises door security standard to meet new challenges and changes in law

BS 7960:2016 was revised to accommodate changes in the legal requirements for door security staff British Standards Institution, the business standards company, has revised BS 7960 Door Supervision – Code of Practice. The updated standard gives recommendations for the organisation and management of companies providing door supervision services, whether contracted or in-house, to licenses premises or events. Fulfilling legal requirements BS 7960:2016 was revised to acco...

First edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia 2017 to lead upward trend of fire safety and security markets

Intersec Saudi Arabia 2017 is expected to host more than 100 exhibitors, including 22 launch partners Saudi Arabia and the UAE are leading the upward trend for the fire safety systems market in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as stringent government regulations fuel demand for the replacement of existing and outdated equipment. According to consultancy firm 6Wresearch, the GCC’s fire safety systems market was worth US $ 1.36 billion in 2015, with Saudi Arabia (US $...

BSI’s new BS 8517 Code of practice - guidelines on how to correctly handle security and detection dogs

BSI’s BS 8517 recommends how to handle security dogs, while complying with existing government legislation BSI, the business standards company, has launched BS 8517-1, Code of practice for the use of general security dogs and BS 8517-2, Code of practice for the use of detection dogs, to provide guidelines for organisations and individuals who use dogs as a security measure. BSI convened a diverse group of individuals and organisations who use security dogs, such as cons...

IHS Markit research: How Brexit affects the security industry

Since the Brexit vote, some warning signs for the security market have begun to appear Should the United Kingdom follow through with its plans to leave the European Union (EU), there could be a number of consequences that filter through to security industry stakeholders. Short term outlook In theory, the short-term the market outlook for 2016 and 2017 should be relatively unaffected, the UK has yet to activate Article 50, which instigates the formal procedure to leave the EU...