Euralarm joined Malte Lohan, the newly appointed Director General at Orgalime for an hour-long chat to discuss what this crucial partner for our association that is Orgalime does right now to support our Industry's position in Brussels.

This is a extract of the latest edition of ALARMA Magazine, which sat together with Lance Rütimann, the man behind the Euralarm Symposium 2018. The event will take place in Bucharest on June 4th, in conjunction with Euralarm Member ARTS’ annual event. Mr. Rütimann is Senior Manager Industry Affairs for Siemens Building Technologies Division and the Chairman of a Euralarm body dealing with European influence: Euralarm’s Advocacy Committee.

In the course of five years, the Euralarm Symposium has established itself as the most important event on significant market developments of innovative, legislative, regulatory and standardisation nature impacting one of the most successful Industries in Europe: electronic security and fire safety. The speakers at the Euralarm Symposium 2018 have now been announced, with only a few additions still to be confirmed. 

A major networking event to talk about the forthcoming PSTN switch-off took place on 14th March 2018, as part of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Next Generation Network (NGN) meetings.

Building on the success of our Industry’s European service standard EN16763, Euralarm has successfully pushed through a new work item for a European standard on Remote Services for fire safety and security.

Euralarm sat down with Hein Bollens, Deputy Head of Unit European Standardisation at the EU Commission's Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. The following is a lightly edited version of the interview.

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Euralarm recommends GDPR guide

Euralarm recommends the GDPR guide provided by Meta Compliance, which among other existing documents, is a helpful tool prepare your organisation to deal with the regulatory requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Today the European Commission is taking additional steps to further curtail the space in which terrorists and criminals operate – denying them the means needed to plan, finance and carry out crimes.

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