The British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) video surveillance section has launched an ethical and legal use guide for Automated Facial Recognition (AFR).
The ETSI Seminar is run once a year, to provide an intensive course on ETSI, its organization, structure, ways of working and related subjects. It is targeted at those who are new to ETSI or those who need to develop a deeper understanding of how to work effectively in ETSI.
Although designed primarily for newcomers to the Institute, the fact that ETSI is constantly evolving means that even those individuals with an extensive experience of the Institute and its work find it beneficial to attend. The Seminar is free of charge to attend and is open to all, members and non-members alike. The webinar is organised on May 20, 2021. Click here to see seminar program or to register.
Euralarm member SäkerhetsBranschen (Security Industry) is a Swedish industry organization for security companies with over 500 members. The members combined employ 33,000 people and have an annual turnover of 5,7 billion euro. We talked with Joakim Söderström, managing director of SäkerhetsBranschen and chair of the Euralarm Security Section.
The guidance document explaining the differences between approved gaseous extinguishing systems and approved gaseous extinguishing components is now also available in Russian and Lithuanian. The document can be downloaded here.
Euralarm has co-signed a letter initiated by Business Europe to the Portuguese Presidency asking for political action to solve the issue of citation of harmonized standards, in continuity with the previous actions of the German Presidency. We invite you to bring the letter and topic under attention of the local governments.
The letter can be downloaded here.
Now the UK has regained its regulatory autonomy since the beginning of this year, there are changes to product regulation and the UKCA mark. To allow businesses time to adjust, the UK government has allowed that CE marked goods that meet EU requirements (where these match UK requirements) can continue to be placed on the GB market until 1 January 2022.
On Wednesday 20 January 2021 CEN CENELEC will organize its first 10-10 Webinar of the New Year ‘The CEN and CENELEC Strategy 2030: highlights & implementation’. During the webinar that runs from 10:00 to 10:30 CET a comprehensive introduction to the CEN and CENELEC Strategy 2030 will be given, covering strategic context and drafting and consolidation process, vision and mission, goals and priorities. In addition, an overview of next steps will be presented regarding the new Strategy’s implementation and the monitoring and evaluation of progress. Join the webinar on 20th of January and register by clicking here.
For an overview of the other 10-10 Webinars during the first half of 2021 please look here.
CertAlarm has announced the launch of its new Online Quoting Platform. Manufacturers who wish to get their security or fire product or system tested and certified to gain access to European markets can now easily obtain multiple quotes by filling out CertAlarm’s project information sheet via the new Online Quoting Platform just once. As a result they will obtain quotations from all or selected CertAlarm partners, all of which are experienced and accredited Certification Bodies and Test Laboratories.
The European Standards Organizations CEN, CENELEC and ETSI, have joined forces with ENISA, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, to bring you a virtual Cybersecurity Standardization Conference on ‘European Standardization in support of the EU Cybersecurity Act’, with several dedicated sessions. The 3-days event will be organized on 2, 3 and 4 Febuary 2021, each day from 13:00 - 16:45 CET. Among the sessions that are organized are the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) and other legislation and Compliance aspects of the Radio Equipment Directive (February 2nd), Standardisation supporting the Cybersecurity Act and Future Schemes on IoT (February 3rd). On February 4th sessions will be organized on Future schemes for 5G and a vision of the future.
More information or registration? Please click here
This afternoon the Euralarm Policy Policy Event "On the road to the EU Recovery" took place. In case you missed it, the presentations can now be downloaded here.
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