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Seizing the Opportunities of Digitalisation

14 May 2019
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Digitalisation is already having a huge impact on our industry and this trend will continue to grow in the future. Cybersecurity, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are crucial issues for our sector. We and our customers need to take them carefully into account when planning for the future. All participants in the value chain need to be sensitised to the importance of increasing resilience in the face of cyber-attacks. At the same time, the potential of AI needs to be carefully assessed to maximise opportunities this technology offers.

We therefore urge the EU institutions to work with us in the following areas:

  • make rapid progress on a Europe-wide voluntary certification mark (quality label) that shows that all reasonable protection measures against cyber-attacks have been taken;
  • advance work on standards for cybersecurity, IoT for fire and security systems and Building Information Modelling (BIM);
  • promote education programs focusing on the industrial control systems.

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    Last modified on Thursday, 27 June 2019 13:26
    Paul van der Zanden

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    • Malte Lohan

      Malte Lohan

      Director General Orgalime

      "From cybersecurity to standardisation, this collaboration helps us advocate the right policy framework for the future."

    • Dr. Ing. Oliver Linden

      Dr. Ing. Oliver Linden

      WAGNER Group Product Manager

      "WAGNER decided to permanently engage in Euralarm’s activities with special respect to matters of fire safety, contributing to reduce trade barriers and to enhance competitiveness and harmonisation of the European market."

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    Euralarm represents the fire and security industry, providing leadership and expertise for industry, market, policy makers and standards bodies.